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)
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
vicarts artsvictoria grants
- Novelist and blogger Adrian McKinty on the Booker Prize
Nerrilee Weir, rights manager for Random House Australia, writes:
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Two new Dymocks stores in Queensland and one new store in Victoria are scheduled to open in November.
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The Small Press Network (SPN) has announced the shortlist for this year’s Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA).
The shortlisted titles are:
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The Blood of Olympus:Heroes of Olympus, Rick Riordan, Puffin
Gone Girl (film tie-in), Gillian Flynn, Hachette
The 52-Storey Treehouse, Andy Griffiths, Pan
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