New book show to air on regional WA TV station

WritingWA has teamed up with regional Western Australia TV station Westlink to present a monthly program on WA writers and books. ‘Cover to Cover’ will be hosted by broadcaster Meri Fatin and will feature an interview with writingWA’s Book Club ‘Book of the Month’ author in each episode, beginning with Alan Carter discussing Bad Seed and other titles in his Cato Kwong detective Read more...

Sydney Writers Festival 2015 program launched

The 2015 Sydney Writers’ Festival (SWF) program has been launched and is now available on the website. Forty-five international authors will attend this year’s festival, which will be held from 18-24 May, including bestselling author James Patterson, who will speak at an early festival event on 8 May; actor Alan Cumming, author of Read more...

‘The Bush’ wins Indie Book of the Year 2015

The Bush by Don Watson (Hamish Hamilton) has been named Indie Book of the Year at the 2015 Indie Awards, presented by Leading Edge Books in Sydney on  Read more...
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NLA announces new fellowships

The National Library of Australia (NLA) has announced a new program of fellowships funded by more than $500,000 in private donations, reports PSnewsonline. The program is divided  Read more...

Black Inc. announces ‘Best Australian’ editors

Black Inc. has announced the editors for this year’s ‘Best Australian’ series of anthologies. Amanda Lohrey and Geoff Page return as editors of The Best Australian Stories 2015 and The Best  Read more...

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American Sniper (film tie-in), Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen & Jim DeFelice , HarperCollins

The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins, Doubleday

14th Deadly Sin, James Patterson, Century