Events

Byron Bay Writers Festival

David Marr, James Brown, Mungo MacCallum, Virginia Peters, Benjamin Law, Michelle Law and Claire Dunn will be guests at the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival from 1-3 August. For more information about the events, visit the festival website.

Friday 1 August

Black Inc. is pleased to invite you to the launch of The Whitlam Mob by Mungo MacCallum.

To be launched by Kerry O'Brien.

Saturday 2 August
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm.
Venue: Byron Bay Writers Festival, North Byron Launchpad.
Tickets: Free event. Please RSVP by July 31st to enquiries@blackincbooks.com or (03) 9486-0288.

Nero is pleased to invite you to the launch of Have You Seen Simone? by Virginia Peters.

To be launched by Sophie Cunningham, followed by a conversation with Detective Dave Mackie.

Saturday 2 August
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm.
Venue: Byron Bay Writers Festival, New Philosopher Marquee
Tickets: Free event. Please RSVP by July 31st to enquiries@blackincbooks.com or (03) 9486-0288.

Black Inc. is pleased to invite you to the launch of Born Bad: Original Sin and the Making of the Western World by James Boyce.

To be launched by Jo Flanagan.

Thursday 7 August
Time: 5:30pm for a 6pm start.
Venue: The Hobart Bookshop, 22 Salamanca Square, Battery Point, TAS.
Tickets: Free event. Please RSVP by August 5th to enquires@blackincbooks.com or (03) 9486 0288.

Bendigo Writers Festival

Les Murray and Robert Manne will be guests at the Bendigo Writers Festival from 8-10 August, for more information about their events, visit the festival website.

Friday 8 August

James Boyce in conversation with Nick Clements.

Friday 8 August
Time: 5:30pm for a 6pm start.
Venue: Fullers Bookshop, 93 St John St, Launceston, TAS.
Tickets: Free event. Please RSVP by August 6th to enquiries@blackincbooks.com or (03) 9486 0288.

Mudgee Readers' Festival

David Hunt will be a guest at the Mudgee Readers Festival on 9-10 August. For details about David’s events, visit the festival website.

Saturday 9 August

Word for Word Festival

David Hunt, Hamish McDonald and Adam Shand will be guests of the 2014 Word for Word Festival.

Please visit the festival website for details about their events.

Friday 15 August
Venue: Geelong, VIC.
Tickets: Tickets are available from the festival website.

Claire Dunn at Stanton Library

Tuesday 19 August
Venue: Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney
Tickets: Free event. Please visit the library website for more information.

Melbourne Writers Festival

David Hunt, Alice Pung, Benjamin Law, Michelle Law, Ross Garnaut, Laura Jean McKay, Philip Chubb, Stephen Mills, Laura Tingle and Catherine Harris will be guests of the 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival. For more information about their events, please visit the festival website.

Thursday 21 August

James Boyce in conversation with Malcolm Turnbull.

Thursday 21 August
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, NSW 2037
Tickets: $10/$7 concession/Gleeclub Free. Please book at the Gleebooks website.

Brisbane Writers Festival

Attending this year are David Marr, James Brown, Laura Tingle, Robert Manne, Claire Dunn and David Hunt. Brisbane Writers Festival runs between 3-7 September. For more information about their events, please visit the festival website.

Wednesday 3 September

Author talk with Claire Dunn.

Monday 8 September
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: Maleny Community Centre, 23 Maple St, Maleny, QLD 4552.
Tickets: $15. Tickets available from Maleny Bookstore. Phone 5494-3666 for more details.

Claire Dunn in conversation with Michelle Maloney, national convenor of the Australian Earth Laws Alliance.

Tuesday 9 September
Time: 6pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: Clarence Corner Bookshop, 596 Stanley St, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102.
Tickets: Suggested donation $5/$8. Please RSVP to wiseeartheducation@gmail.com.


News

Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport by Anna Krien has been shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards.

Anzac's Long Shadow by James Brown, Why We Argue About Climate Change by Eric Knight and Battlers and Billionaires by Andrew Leigh have all been longlisted for the 2014 John Button Prize.

Black Inc. have listed the books it has entered for the Non-Fiction Prize of the 2014 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.

Black Inc. Publisher Chris Feik and Schwartz Media Director Morry Schwartz release statement regarding the decision to appoint Gerard Henderson chair of the judging panel for the 2014 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.

Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia by David Hunt has been shortlisted for the General Non-Fiction Prize at the 2014 Australian Book Industry Awards.

Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia by David Hunt has been shortlisted for the Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction in the 2014 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

Holiday in Cambodia by Laura Jean McKay has been shortlisted for the Glenda Adams Award for New Writing in the 2014 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

The Sex Lives of Australians: A History by Frank Bongiorno has won the 2013 ACT Book of the Year Award.

Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia by David Hunt has won the 2014 Indie Award for Non-Fiction.

Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport by Anna Krien has been shortlisted for the 2014 Stella Prize.