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Finding Eadie by Caroline Beecham

Title: Finding Eadie Author: Caroline Beecham Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 2nd July 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 368 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The author of Maggie's Kitchen and Eleanor's Secret delivers another compelling story of love and mystery during wartime. London 1943: War and dwindling resources are taking their toll on the staff of Partridge Press. The… Continue reading Finding Eadie by Caroline Beecham

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2017 Richell Prize for Emerging Writer’s Long List

Encouraging emerging writers in Australia to contribute to the growing literary landscape of Australian literature is the impetus behind prizes such as the Richell Prize, currently in its third year. The Richell Prize was established in 2014 by Hachette Australia in partnership with The Guardian and The Emerging Writer’s Festival to assist emerging writers take… Continue reading 2017 Richell Prize for Emerging Writer’s Long List

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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.

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Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Title: Magpie Murders Author: Anthony Horowitz Genre: Mystery Publisher: Orion/Hachette Australia Published: 11th October 2016 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: When editor Susan Ryeland is given the tattered manuscript of Alan Conway's latest novel, she has little idea it will change her life. She's worked with the revered crime writer for years and… Continue reading Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

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The Jane Austen Writer’s Club by Rebecca Smith

Title: The Jane Austen Writer’s Club Author: Rebecca Smith Genre: Non-fiction/writing advice Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 1st October, 2016 Format: Hardcover Pages: 352 Price: $36.00 Synopsis: Pretty much anything anyone needs to know about writing can be learned from Jane Austen. While creative writing manuals tend to use examples from twentieth- and twenty-first-century writers, The Jane… Continue reading The Jane Austen Writer’s Club by Rebecca Smith

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A Good Yarn: Australian Stories, Australian Voices

Imagine you have written and published a book, and you are starting to make a living from the royalties from this book, a goal you have been working towards for years. Now, imagine you’ve been told that not only will books published overseas take priority over Australian content, but that in fifteen years, you and… Continue reading A Good Yarn: Australian Stories, Australian Voices