Shortlist for inaugural Five Mile Press Illustrator Prize announced

The Five Mile Press has announced the illustrators shortlisted for its inaugural Illustrator Prize. The shortlisted entrants are: Paul Heppell (New South Wales) Lucinda Gifford (Victoria) Patricia Hopwood-Wade (Tasmania) Danielle Tam (New South Wales).   Five Mile Press Publisher Kay Scarlett told Books+Publishing that the judges Read more...

Picador acquires debut by award-winning screenwriter

Pan Macmillan imprint Picador has announced it has acquired local rights to a debut novel by award-winning Australian screenwriter Shirley Barrett. Barrett’s scripts include Love Serenade and South Solitary. She has also worked as a director on television programs including ‘Offspring’ and ‘Love My Way’. In a release, Picador said the debut Read more...
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- the Sydney Writers Festival on how it will use increased funding from the City of Sydney

NSW Prem’s adds award in 2015

The New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards will include an additional award in 2015. ‘For the first time, The Premier’s Translation Prize includes the Multicultural NSW  Read more...
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QWC, Hachette announce writers for 2014 Manuscript Development Program

The Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) and Hachette Australia have announced the writers selected for their 2014 Manuscript Development Program. The program, now in its seventh year, allows  Read more...
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Dorothy Butler Children’s Bookshop in Auckland up for sale

The Dorothy Butler Children’s Bookshop in the Auckland suburb of Ponsonby is up for sale, reports Booksellers NZ. Sheila Sinclair, owner of both the Children’s Bookshop  Read more...

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Graphic/Visual Designer, Cengage, Melbourne   Cengage Learning Australia, publisher and distributor of award-winning innovative textbook and digital products for the schools and higher education market in Australia and New Zealand, and other key export markets, is seeking a Graphic Visual Designer
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Personal, Lee Child, Bantam

Minecraft: The Official Construction Handbook, , Egmont