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Spinifex title honoured for Italian literary award

31 May 2018

Palestinian feminist writer Khulud Khamis’ Australian-published novel, Haifa Fragments (Spinifex) has placed second in the Premio Letterario Citta di Siena Italian literary award. Khamis’ novel, which originated with Spinifex Press,...

Spinifex Press celebrates 25th anniversary

15 March 2016

Melbourne-based independent feminist publisher Spinifex Press is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Founded by Susan Hawthorne and Renate Klein in 1991, Spinifex has published around 250 poetry, fiction and...

In Brief 

13 March 2012

Spinifex authors nominated for Publishing Triangle awardsTwo Spinifex Press authors have been nominated for awards presented by the Publishing Triangle, the association of lesbians and gay men in publishing. Spinifex...

Addenda Publishing enters voluntary liquidation 

10 October 2011

New Zealand publisher and book distributor Addenda Publishing has been placed into voluntary liquidation and has ceased trading. The board and shareholders of the company have appointed chartered accountant Kim...

Spinifex Press celebrates 20 years 

28 March 2011

Independent feminist publisher Spinifex Press is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The publisher, which is Australia's only dedicated feminist publisher, was founded by Susan Hawthorne and Renate Klein in March...

In brief 

10 August 2010

New role for HawthorneSusan Hawthorne, co-founder and director of Spinifex Press, has been appointed as Adjunct Professor in the Writing Program at James Cook University.CBCA awards to be presented on 20...

Australian publishers move on ebooks 

16 May 2010

We now have two more major players in the ebook arena with the local launches of Apple's iPad and iBookstore and REDgroup Retail's Kobo ereading platform and ereader. Though its...

Quote of the week 

29 April 2010

‘Some independent publishers are way out in front, some less so. Just as some big publishers are more advanced than others. It's a mixed bag'--Black Dog Books managing director Andrew...

Digital publishing symposium: special report 

16 February 2010

Readers will pay more than they currently do for ebooks, but not much more; ebook publishing and digital marketing are not so scary once you get started; digital rights and...