Events

Author talk and book signing with Alice Pung.

Wednesday 11 March
Time: 7:45pm
Venue: Brunswick Library, Cnr. Sydney Road and Dawson Street, Brunswick, VIC 3056.
Tickets: Free event. Please book online or call (03) 9389 8600.

Amanda Lohrey in conversation with Claire Corbett.

Wednesday 25 March
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, NSW 2037.
Tickets: $12 / $9 concession / Gleeclub free. Please book online or call (02) 9660 2333.

Amanda Lohrey in conversation with Clive Hamilton

Friday 27 March
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: Electric Shadows, Shop 2, 40 Mort St, Braddon, ACT 2612
Tickets: Free event. Please RSVP to esb@electricshadowbookshop.com.au or (02) 6248 8352.

Miriam Sved, Catherine Harris, Alicia Sometimes and Nicole Hayes discuss women storytellers in the manly world of the A.F.L.

Thursday 2 April
Time: 12:45pm – 1:45pm
Venue: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
Tickets: Free event. Please book online.

Amanda Lohrey in conversation.

Thursday 16 April
Time: 12:45pm – 1:45pm
Venue: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
Tickets: Free event. Please book online.


News

Twiggy by Andrew Burrell has won the 2014 Ashurst Business Literature Prize.

Laurinda by Alice Pung and The Invisible History of the Human Race by Christine Kenneally have both been longlisted for the 2015 Stella Prize.

Twiggy by Andrew Burrell has been shortlisted for the 2014 Ashurst Business Literature Prize.

Laurinda by Alice Pung has been shortlisted for a 2015 Indie Award.

Acute Misfortune by Erik Jensen has been shortlisted for the Non-Fiction Prize in the 2015 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards

Black Inc. and Quarterly Essay congratulate Paul Toohey on winning the best long feature-writing prize at the Walkley Awards. His essay That Sinking Feeling is a powerful and original work of reportage that reveals the lives of asylum seekers and the politics of Australia's response to them.

Night Games by Anna Krien has won the 2014 William Hill Sports Book of the Year.

Holiday in Cambodia by Laura Jean McKay has been shortlisted for the Steele Rudd Award for best Australian short story collection at the 2014 Queensland Literary Awards.

The Prince by David Marr has been longlisted for the 2014 Walkley Book Award.