Though this was the first year that Americans competed, the Man Booker Prize was awarded to an Australian, for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North.
Browsing by topic: Australia
The inaugural Australia & New Zealand Festival of Literature & Arts brought 130 authors and performers to London, showcasing the two nations’ talents.
Lisa Buchan of SmackFiction explains the process of building and piloting a new app for Young Adult and New Adult book discovery in New Zealand and Australia.
We look at what would the proposed introduction of fair use to Australian copyright law mean for publishers, and why is it attracting international attention.
This week’s Publishing Perspective’s #EtherIssue looks at the debate about quality and changing perceptions of the self-publishing community in the broader market.
Australian upstart publisher Milk Shadow Books has tapped a well of multicultural comics talent down under to produce a string of bestselling fringe titles.
London’s new Australia & New Zealand Festival of Literature & Arts had a glamorous, clever launch on Monday. It takes place May 29-June 1, 2014.
Paul LeClerc, ex-NYPL, and Caro Llewellyn, ex-PEN World Voices, have launched the Festival des Ecrivains du Monde, taking place this month in Paris and Lyon.
May 2014 will see the first AusNZ Festival of Literature and Arts take place in London, an effort to draw more attention to Australian and New Zealand literature.
Porter Anderson takes in recent discussions about metadata and book marketing, a live, crowdsourced writing experiment, book recommendation culture, and more.