Currie returns to Avid Reader

Chris Currie has returned to Brisbane’s Avid Reader in the newly created role of social media manager. Currie was previously the buyer for the store but resigned in mid-2013 after receiving a travelling scholarship that allowed him to live in Germany for a year to research a novel. Currie told Books+Publishing that he will oversee all of the store’s social media content, including Read more...

Walkley Book Award 2014 longlist announced

The longlist for the 2014 Walkley Book Award has been announced.  The longlisted titles are: Breaking News: Sex, Lies and the Murdoch Succession (Paul Barry, A&U) Jacks and Jokers (Mathew Condon, UQP) Prisoner X (Rafael Epstein, MUP) Warning: Read more...
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Booktopia makes ‘BRW’ Fast 100 for sixth year

Online bookseller Booktopia has been included in the Business Review Weekly Fast 100 list of fastest growing Australian companies for the sixth year running, with revenues of $39.3  Read more...
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Oz, NZ authors and illustrators on 2014 White Ravens list

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  Read more...

VicArts grant recipients announced

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  Read more...
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