The inaugural two-day Writers Victoria Manuscript Assessor Conference kicks off today in Melbourne.
The conference, which is open to emerging and established assessors, will host discussions on the best practice, professional development, pay rates, ethics and the future of manuscript assessment. It will feature manuscript assessor Jennifer Scoullar in conversation with Clare Allan-Kamil, and a panel with Penguin editor Michelle Madden, Text senior Read more...
Literary journal Island has announced the launch of the WD Booth Charitable Trust/Island Emerging Writer Mentoring Program to ‘build the resilience and capacity of the writing sector in Tasmania’.
The program will offer ‘emerging writers mentoring from established industry practitioners’ and ‘the opportunity to produce a major piece of publisher-ready writing’. It Read more...
- Sue McKerracher on libraries plans to sell books with retailers
Campus bookselling chain the Co-op has confirmed it plans to launch a full ebook site with Copia.
‘The arrangement will involve using [Copia’s] technology to deliver higher Read more...
Jennifer Down has won the 2014 Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize.
Down, who won the $8000 prize for her story ‘Aokigahara’, beat Cate Kennedy (‘Doisneau’s Kiss’) and Read more...
Liam McIlvanney has won the 2014 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel.
McIlvanney won the NZ$1000 (A$895) award for Where the Dead Men Go (Faber).
He beat shortlisted Read more...
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