Erik Jensen in conversation with Michael Williams about Acute Misfortune.

Wednesday 1 October
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: Readings, 309 Lygon Street, Carlton, VIC 3053.
Tickets: Free event. Please book via the Readings website.

Clare Atkins in conversation with Barry Jonsberg.

Friday 10 October
Time: 5:00pm for a 5:30pm start.
Venue: The Bookshop, 1/30 Smith St, Darwin, NT 0800.
Tickets: Free event. Please RSVP to

Claire Dunn joins Brooke Davis, Paul Dalla Rosa and Nic Low for The Next Big Thing event.

Monday 13 October
Time: 6:15pm – 7:45pm
Venue: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
RSVP: Free event. Please book on The Wheeler Centre website.

Meet Alice Pung & Clare Atkins: A Free Event for Teachers

Come along and meet Alice Pung and Clare Atkins and hear them talk about their new books Laurinda and Nona & Me.

Black Inc. goodie bags and refreshments provided.

Tuesday 14 October
Time: 6:00pm.
Venue: The Little Bookroom, 759 Nicholson St, Carlton North, VIC 3054.
Tickets: Free event. Booking essential. Please book on The Little Bookroom website.

Claire Dunn will be speaking about My Year Without Matches during a session at The Mind and Its Potential conference.

Tuesday 28 October
Time: 11:40am
Venue: The Concourse, Chatswood, NSW 2057.
Tickets: Please visit the conference website for information about registering.

Alice Pung in conversation with Melina Marchetta

Monday 10 November
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, NSW 2037.
Tickets: Adults $10, Concession $7, Gleeclub members free. For bookings call 02 9660 2333 or email


The New York Times reviews Internal Medicine by Terrence Holt: “Holt dissects the medical experience in exquisite and restrained prose.”

Night Games by Anna Krien has won the award for Best True Crime book at the 2014 Davitt Awards.

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.