Events

Benjamin and Michelle Law in conversation.

Wednesday 16 April
Time: 6pm for 6:30pm start.
Venue: Avid Reader, 193 Boundary St, West End, QLD.
Tickets: Free event. Bookings essential. Phone (07) 3846 3422, email books@avidreader.com.au or book online at the Avid Reader website.

Benjamin Law and Michelle Law in conversation.

Wednesday 23 April
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, NSW 2037.
Tickets: $10 full / $7 concession / Gleeclub free. Booking essential: phone (02) 9660 2333, email events@gleebooks.com.au or book online here.

Please join Black Inc. and Monash University for the launch of Power Failure by Philip Chubb. 

To be launched by Professor Ross Garnaut.

Wednesday 14 May
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: Monash Conference Centre, Level 7, 30 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
RSVP: Please RSVP to (03) 9486 0288 or enquiries@blackincbooks.com before May 12th.

Benjamin Law and Michelle Law in conversation.

Friday 30 May
Time: 6:30pm.
Venue: Readings, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC 3053..
Tickets: Free event. Bookings essential. Phone (03) 9347 6633 to book.


News

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.

Girt by David Hunt has been shortlisted for the 2014 ABA Nielsen BookData Booksellers Choice Award.

Is Melbourne Still the Intellectual Capital of Australia?
Black Inc. publisher Chris Feik is on a panel discussing this topic with Robert Manne, Geoff Sparrow, Hilary McPhee and Elizabeth Finkel. 6:00pm on Thursday 6 March. Free event at Theatre, Ground Level, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Swanston St, Melbourne. For more information visit Melbourne Now.

Animal Wise by Virginia Morell and Scatter, Adapt and Remember by Annalee Newitz have both been shortlisted for the Science and Technology Prize in the 2013 LA Times Awards.

Black Inc. is pleased to announce that Amanda Lohrey will edit The Best Australian Stories 2014, Robert Manne will edit The Best Australian Essays 2014 and Geoff Page will edit The Best Australian Poems 2014. Submissions for the 2014 anthologies are now open. For entry details, please visitwww.bestaustralianwriting.com/submissions