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Garth Nix sells film & TV rights to The Keys to the Kingdom series
Garth Nix sells film & TV rights to The Keys to the Kingdom series

Garth Nix has sold film and television rights of his seven-book fantasy series to Herschend Entertainment Studios. 

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Sisters in Crime unveil 2019 Davitt Awards longlist
Sisters in Crime unveil 2019 Davitt Awards longlist

Sisters in Crime Australia have released the longlist for the 2019 Davitt Awards, spanning 127 crime books written by Australian women. 

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Marie Kondo to spark joy in your kids with her new picture book
Marie Kondo to spark joy in your kids with her new picture book

The eponymous star of the Netflix series 'Tidying Up with Marie Kondo' is releasing 'Kiki & Jax: the Life-Changing Magic of Friendship' on November 5th.

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Queensland Theatre to premiere stage adaption of 'Boy Swallows Universe'
Queensland Theatre to premiere stage adaption of 'Boy Swallows Universe'

The Queensland Theatre company has aquired the rights for a stage adaption of Trent Dalton's Boy Swallows Universe, to premiere in September 2020 as part of the Brisbane Festival. 

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Help Books Kinokuniya craft 2000 origami dinosaurs to beat a world record!
Help Books Kinokuniya craft 2000 origami dinosaurs to beat a world record!

Books Kinokuniya in Sydney is attempting to beat the Guinness world record for largest display of origami dinosaurs. 

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Holly Throsby's Goodwood is getting a TV adaption
Holly Throsby's Goodwood is getting a TV adaption

The ABC have announced they are adapting Holly Trosby's best-selling debut Goodwood into a TV show, written by Alison Bell and Sarah Scheller. 

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Melbourne Writers Festival 2019 Schools' program announced
Melbourne Writers Festival 2019 Schools' program announced

The Melbourne Writers Festival has announced their 2019 Schools’ program, running from 2-5th September. 

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Trent Dalton's Boy Swallows Universe is coming to TV
Trent Dalton's Boy Swallows Universe is coming to TV

After astounding critical and commerical success, Trent Dalton's Boy Swallows... View More»

Hilary Mantel announces final book in Thomas Cromwell trilogy, The Mirror and the Light
Hilary Mantel announces final book in Thomas Cromwell trilogy, The Mirror and the Light

Eight years in the making, the final novel in Hilary Mantel's iconic Thomas Cromwell trilogy has been announced for a March 2020 release. 

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'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' author Stephen Chbosky announces new horror novel
'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' author Stephen Chbosky announces new horror novel

Stephen Chbosky, author of the hit novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower has announced his first novel in 20 years, titled Imaginary Friend

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Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi has won the Man Booker 2019 International Prize
Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi has won the Man Booker 2019 International Prize

The Man Booker Prize has today announced that Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi has won the 2019 international prize.

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Netflix is rebooting the Babysitters Club
Netflix is rebooting the Babysitters Club

Netflix is planning a live-action TV series based on the classic series The Babysitters Club

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The longlist for the 2019 Miles Franklin Award has been announced
The longlist for the 2019 Miles Franklin Award has been announced

Read our reviews of the ten books in the running for the $60 000 prize. 

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First Nations and POC Writers Count launch crowdfunding campaign
First Nations and POC Writers Count launch crowdfunding campaign

First Nations & People of Colour Writers Count have launched a crowdfunding campaign for research into the lack of diversity in Australian publishing. 

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Australia's most borrowed library books of 2019
Australia's most borrowed library books of 2019

2019 Civica Libraries Index has revealed Australia and New Zealand’s most borrowed library books this year.

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Maria Semple's runaway-hit Where'd You Go Bernedette is getting a film adaption
Maria Semple's runaway-hit Where'd You Go Bernedette is getting a film adaption

Watch the second official trailer for the film adaption of Maria Semple's best-selling novel Where'd You Go Bernadette.

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Boy Swallows ABIAs: Trent Dalton dominates the book industry’s night of nights
5/03/2019 9:43 PM
Boy Swallows ABIAs: Trent Dalton dominates the book industry’s night of nights

Trent Dalton has won a record four ABIAs on the book industry's night of nights.

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