Australian author Colleen McCullough has died aged 77.
The author died on 29 January in hospital on Norfolk Island.
McCullough’s publisher HarperCollins has released a statement paying tribute to ‘one of Australia’s most prolific and successful authors’.
‘Colleen McCullough’s contribution to Australian writing—and to readers around the world—has been immense. She was one of the first Australian writers to succeed on the world stage:
Exisle Publishing has appointed Matthew Pickering to the newly created role of digital affairs manager.
Pickering, who will be based in Exisle’s Auckland office, will manage the publisher’s digital data and oversee digital operations in all markets, including Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the US.
Exisle publisher and president Gareth St John Thomas said the new
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