Books, Children's Literature, Fantasy, Harry Potter, Publishers, Reading

It’s almost here…the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

In just one month, on the 26th of June, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will turn twenty. In June 1997, the world was introduced to a skinny, bespectacled boy with wild black hair and green eyes that reminded everyone of his mother, and an orphan, living with vile relatives –Vernon, Petunia and… Continue reading It’s almost here…the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Australian literature, Australian women writers, Awards, Books, Festivals, Publishers

The 2017 Richell Prize is open.

The 2017 Richell Prize for Emerging Writers, sponsored by Hachette in partnership with The Guardian Australia and The Emerging Writer’s Festival is open for submissions. It is a prize that is awarded annually, and it is now in its third year, honouring Matt Richell, Hachette Australia’s former CEO, who died suddenly in 2014. THE KEY… Continue reading The 2017 Richell Prize is open.