Events

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

Ray Warren author signing.

Friday 29 August
Time: 1:00pm
Venue: Dymocks Brisbane, 177 Albert St, Brisbane, QLD 4000.

Join Black Inc. for the launch of The Family Men by Catherine Harris.

To be launched by Tony Birch.

Saturday 30 August
Time: 1:00pm
Venue: ACMI The Cube, Federation Square, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
Tickets: Free event. Please RSVP by Monday August 25th to enquires@blackincbooks.com or (03) 9486 0288.

Hamish McDonald in conversation with Andreas Harsono and Vannessa Hearman.

Followed by the launch of Demokrasi by Honorary Associate Professor David Reeve UNSW.

Monday 1 September
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm.
Venue: History Room S223, The Quadrangle, The University of Sydney.
Tickets: Free event. Please register online with The University of Sydney.

Ray Warren author signing.

Tuesday 2 September
Time: 1:00pm
Venue: Dymocks Belconnen, Westfield Shopping Centre, Benjamin Way, Belconnen, ACT 2617.

Ray Warren author signing.

Tuesday 2 September
Time: 11:00am
Venue: Dymocks Tuggeranong, Shop 111, Level 1, Tuggeranong Hyperdome, Anketell St, Tuggeranong, ACT, 2900.

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

Ray Warren author signing.

Saturday 6 September

Time: 1:00pm
Venue: Dymocks Parramatta, Shop 2115 Level 2, Westfield Shopping Centre, Parramatta, NSW 2150.

 


Sportal: Finding your way into sports writing

Phillip Taylor delivers a weekend workshop on sports writing at Clunes

Saturday 6 September
Time: Saturday 11:00am – 5:00pm and Sunday 10:00am – 1:00pm.
Venue: Union Bank Arts Centre, 22 Fraser St, Clunes, VIC 3370.
Tickets: $180/$190/$240. Bookings through Writers Victoria.

Phillip Taylor will be discussing his book High on Hawthorn with John Bedwell in Clunes.

Sunday 7 September
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Clunes Football & Netball Club, Ligar Street, Clunes, VIC.

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.

Claire Dunn and Maya Ward in conversation with Sean O'Carroll.

Saturday 20 September
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Wurundjeri teaching place, CERES, Corner of Roberts Street and Stewart Street, Brunswick East, VIC 3057.
Tickets: Free event, suggested donation $5. Please check the website for more details.

Erik Jensen in conversation with Richard Glover, as part of AGNSW's Art After Hours "Archibald Prize 2014" program.

Wednesday 24 September
Time: 6:30pm to 7:00pm.
Venue: Art Gallery of New South Wales
Tickets: Free event.

Stephen Mills in discussion about his book The Professionals.

Wednesday 24 September
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: Riverbend Books & Teahouse, 193 Oxford St, Bulimba, QLD 4171.
Tickets: $10. Please book at the Riverband Books website.

Clarie Dunn in conversation with Lisa Dempster.

Thursday 25 September
Time: 6:30pm.
Venue: Embiggen Books, 197-203 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
RSVP: events@embiggenbooks.com or (03) 9662 2062.


News

Night Games by Anna Krien has been shortlisted for a 2014 Davitt Award for true crime writing.

The cover of Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia by David Hunt has been shortlisted for the Non-Fiction prize in the 2014 Australian Book Design Awards. Congratulations to our talented in-house designer Peter Long!

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.