With new attention to diversity issues, Scholastic’s sixth biennial survey adds an Australian edition, and looks extensively on reading aloud at home.
A new competition has been announced in Australia’s publishing community. And this time, the honorees aren’t authors but editors.
Some book publishers in Australia question whether the expense of entering the increasing number of book awards is worth the potential end result.
The Geisteswissenschaften International Nonfiction Translators Competition offers cash prizes, while Peggy Frew wins a large purse in Australia.
Louise Adler, president of the Australian Publishers Association, outlines her industry’s battle against potentially damaging copyright reforms.
Although open to men as well as women, the Jefferis Award has yet to go to a male writer. And some Hachette Audio YA titles have Booktrack scores.
A book that was slow to find a home has now achieved success: A.S. Patric’s ‘Black Rock White City’ is the 2016 winner of Australia’s Miles Franklin Award.
Can changes to copyright in places like Germany or Canada threaten your business? In order to protect their revenue, publishers need to know about copyright battles being fought around the world.
International publishing this season is downwind of hot blasts of political potentials that many feel could be damaging to our books industries and their readerships. Welcome to a summer of insecurity.
With an election in July, the Australian creative industries, including publishing, are roiled by the Productivity Commission’s draft report on intellectual property, with copyright terms, fair use, and parallel import restrictions in debate.