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Amazon to merge CreateSpace and KDP

31 August 2018
Amazon has announced that its print-on-demand platforms CreateSpace and Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) will merge, reports the Digital Reader. The announcement follows staff layoffs at CreateSpace in March and the closure of...

Shut down Oceanofpdf piracy website returns

31 August 2018
US-hosted ebook piracy website Oceanofpdf, which was recently shut down, has returned under a .net domain, reports the Bookseller. The Bookseller reported on 22 August that the website was offering free copies of books by...

Upcoming events

31 August 2018
September BAD: Sydney Crime Writers Festival, (1-2 Sept) Sydney, NSW Indigenous Literacy Day, (5 Sept) nationwide Heroines Festival, (5-8 Sept) Thirroul and district, NSW Write Around the Murray, (5-9 Sept)...

Small Press Network announces staff changes

30 July 2018
The Small Press Network (SPN) has announced the appointment of Tim Coronel as general manager. Coronel, who was previously communications manager for SPN, takes over from Matthia Dempsey, who has...

Upcoming events

30 July 2018
July ALIA/LIANZA joint 2018 Conference, (30 July–2 Aug) Gold Coast, Qld. Indie Publishing Forum, (31 July) Melbourne, Vic. August Indie Publishing Forum, (1 Aug) Brisbane, Qld. Red Dirt Poetry Festival,...

Bookings open for inaugural Indie Publishing Forums

27 July 2018
Bookings are now open for the inaugural Indie Publishing Forums, a series of events aimed at small publishers, self-publishers, aspiring writers, established authors, students of publishing and creative writing, and those...

Upcoming events

29 June 2018
June Kids and YA Festival, (30 June) Sydney, NSW July Children’s and Young Adult Writers and Illustrators (CYA) Conference, (7 July) Brisbane, QLD Telling Tales in Balingup, (7-8 July) Balingup,...

Amazon launches Prime in Australia

27 June 2018
Amazon has launched its subscription service Prime on the company’s Australian website, offering users free delivery and subscription access to ebooks, videos and games. The service will include free ‘expedited...

Upcoming events

25 May 2018
May NT Writers Festival, (24-27 May) Darwin, NT. Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival, (25-27 May) Geraldton, WA. Feminist Writers Festival, (25-27 May) Vic. Latrobe City Literary Festival, (25-27 May)...

EWF 2018 program launched

25 May 2018
The Emerging Writers’ Festival (EWF) has announced its 2018 program, which runs from 19-29 June in venues across Melbourne’s CBD and surrounding suburbs. Timmah Ball, Tony Birch and Neil Morris...

Subbed In Chapbook Prize expands in 2018

26 April 2018
Sydney-based literary organisation Subbed In is expanding its Chapbook Prize—previously open to NSW residents only—to writers across Australia. Launched last year, the Subbed In Chapbook Prize aims to support emerging...

Upcoming events

26 April 2018
April Unearthed Pemberton, (26 April – 6 May) Pemberton, WA. Supanova, (27-29 April) Gold Coast, Qld. Speculate: the Victorian speculative writers festival, (28 April) Melbourne, Vic. Sydney Writers Festival, (30...

Upcoming events

23 March 2018
March Swancon, (29 March – 2 April) Perth, WA. Conclave 3, (30 March – 2 April), Auckland, NZ. April Editors NSW: Unreadability, (3 April), Sydney, NSW. Newcastle Writers Festival, (6-8...

SWF 2018 program announced

23 March 2018
The program has been announced for this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival (SWF), which runs from 30 April to 6 May. Sixty international guests and 400 Australian writers, academics and public...

Lending rights title claims closing soon

22 February 2018
Australian book publishers or creators—including self-publishers—can be compensated for the loss of income through the free multiple use of their work in Australian public and educational lending libraries through the...

Barnes & Noble announces large cuts to store positions

22 February 2018
US book retailer Barnes & Noble has announced large cuts to store positions as part of a ‘new labour model’ after reporting disappointing holiday sales results in early January. ‘The new...

Adult sales up, kids sales down in US

22 February 2018
In the US, estimates from the AAP’s StatShot program show that sales of adult trade books increased slightly (0.4%) in the first nine months of 2017 compared to the same...

Sue Liu on ‘Accidental Aid Worker’

22 February 2018
Author and communications professional Sue Liu self-published her travel memoir in 2015. She has since released two new editions of her book, and has run self-publishing workshops through the State...

Upcoming events

22 February 2018
February Perth Writers Week, (19-25 February) Perth, WA. Woollahra Poets’ Picnic, (27 February) Sydney, NSW. March Dunedoo Bush Poetry Festival, (1-4 March) Dunedoo, NSW. Adelaide Writers' Week, (3-8 March) Adelaide,...

Adelaide Writers’ Week 2018 program announced

22 February 2018
The full program for Adelaide Writers’ Week, which runs from 3-8 March, has been announced. This year’s festival is dedicated to children’s author Mem Fox, who will be in conversation...

 

 

 

 

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