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Our first issue of 2015! Includes a beautifully hand-illustrated article about tattoos and their stories, the most stunning wildlife photos of the year, and a celebration of Australia's iconic cartoonist and his quirky little men.  

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This is a book dedicated to Christmas. Its full of magical stories and memoirs about Christmases gone but not forgotten; family celebratio

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2015 Costa Prize Winner - 28-Jan-2015

Helen Macdonald's memoir 'H is for Hawk' has won the Costa Book of the Year. The book is the author's personal account of training a goshawk to help her deal with her grief following her father's death.

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Best Novel Published Since the Year 2000 - 22-Jan-2015

US critics have voted Junot Dazs 2007 novel 'The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao' the best novel published since year 2000.…

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Adelaide Writers Week Program Launch - 20-Jan-2015

The 2015 Adelaide Writers Week program has been launched. The Festival will run from Saturday 28 February to Thursday 5 March and be located at the Pioneer Womens Memorial Garden in Adelaide.

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Perth Writers' Festival Program Launch - 16-Jan-2015

There are loads of exciting authors visiting this years Perth Writers' Festival (19-22 Feb) including Hilary Mantell and Elizabeth Gilbert. You can get the full program here!…

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New Writers' Festival for Canberra - 15-Jan-2015

A new writers festival will be held in Canberra in 2015. Noted will be Canberras first ever experimental festival of words and will be held from 20-22 March…

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2014 T S Eliot Prize Winner - 13-Jan-2015

David Harsent has won the 2014 T S Eliot Prize for Poetry for his collection Fire Songs after being shortlisted for the prize five times.…

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Winners of PM Literary Awards Donate Prize Money - 09-Dec-2014

Richard Flanagan, recent Man Booker Prize winner and author of The Narrow Road to the Deep North, has won again at the Prime Minister's Literary Awards. He immediately pledged the $40,000 prize to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF), quoting a colloquial proverb his late father was fond of: Money is like sh*t.

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Jackie French wins NSW Senior Australian of the Year - 10-Nov-2014

The Premier announced French as the 2015 Senior Australian of the year in a ceremony on Monday. The treasured Australian author scribbled her first picture-book manuscript out of desperation, when she was living in a shed and needed the money to have her car registered.

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Miles Franklin Award - 01-Jul-2014

The Miles Franklin award has been running since 1957, and is presented to the best Australian novels of the highest literary merit each year. Two gr staff headed down to the Museum of Contemporary Art at Sydney's Circular Quay for the announcement of the winner out of this year's short list.

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Congratulations to Text & Graeme Simsion! - 27-May-2014

Text Publishing have been announced small publisher of the year for the third time running at the Australian Book Industry Awards. Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project, published by Text, took out the top award as Book of the Year.

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