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‘Catching Teller Crow’ sold to UK, US

12 February 2019

UK and US rights to Ambelin and Ezekiel Kwaymullina's YA novel Catching Teller Crow (A&U) have been sold to Penguin Children's Books UK and Knopf respectively. The book will be published in...

UK sales of YA dropped 21.5% in 2018

11 February 2019

Nielsen figures for 2018 show that sales of YA titles in the UK dropped by 21.5% last year, reports the Bookseller. The YA fiction sector fell by £6.2 million (A$11.3m)...

Wakefield launches dedicated YA list

5 February 2019

Adelaide-based small publisher Wakefield Press will launch a dedicated YA list this year, under the direction of newly appointed publisher Margot Lloyd. Wakefield aims to publish three to four YA...

HarperCollins announces #LoveOzYA anthology

2 December 2015

HarperCollins has announced it will publish a young adult anthology in May 2017 inspired by the #LoveOzYA campaign, featuring 10 short stories by a selection of Australian YA authors. Writer...

Teen talk: Meet the 2015 Inky Awards judges

14 October 2015

Each year, the longlist and shortlist for the Inky Awards for youth literature are selected by a panel of teen judges, with the winners determined via an online vote. Following...

Tozer, Rowell win 2015 Inky Awards

14 October 2015

The winners of the 2015 Inky Awards, presented by the Centre for Youth Literature, were announced at the State Library of Victoria on 13 October. Gabrielle Tozer won the Gold...

On the virtual road: Blog tours 

13 April 2015

Blog tours offer children’s and YA authors the opportunity to promote their books from the comfort of their homes, gaining greater exposure, if not necessarily sales. Andrea Hanke reports. Tania McCartney,...

Inky Awards 2015 longlists announced

19 March 2015

The longlists for the 2015 Inky Awards have been announced. The awards are presented by the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria for local and international...

Reading Matters 2015 authors announced

12 November 2014

US authors Laurie Halse Anderson and Sara Farizan and UK author Sally Gardner are among the guests attending next year’s Reading Matters conference.The 2015 conference, which is presented by the...