Oz, NZ authors and illustrators on 2014 White Ravens list

A number of books by Australian and New Zealand authors and illustrators have been included in the 2014 White Ravens list for international children’s and youth literature. The Australian titles on the list are: Bakir and Bi (Jillian Boyd, illus by Tori-Jay Mordey, Magabala) Alex as Well (Alyssa Brugman, Text) The Read more...

VicArts grant recipients announced

Arts Victoria has announced its latest round of VicArts grant recipients. The program will provide $1.4 million in funding for 88 new creative projects by independent professional artists and arts organisations in Victoria. Literary organisations receiving grants are: First Nations Australia Writers Network (FNAWN), funded $49,600 for ‘presentation of the Read more...
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Successes celebrated at ‘solid’ 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair

Nerrilee Weir, rights manager for Random House Australia, writes: The 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair was held in unseasonably balmy and rainy weather, making the pre-fair meetings at  Read more...
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Three Dymocks stores to open in November

Two new Dymocks stores in Queensland and one new store in Victoria are scheduled to open in November. The Queensland stores will be located in the regional town  Read more...

Most Underrated Book Award 2014 shortlist announced

The Small Press Network (SPN) has announced the shortlist for this year’s Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA). The shortlisted titles are: Gardens of  Read more...
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Gone Girl (film tie-in), Gillian Flynn, Hachette

The 52-Storey Treehouse, Andy Griffiths, Pan