Events

Claire Dunn in conversation with former Sydney Morning Herald Managing Editor Elisabeth Sterel, as part of the Maitland Library "Look Who's Talking" Program.

Wednesday 23 July
Time: 10:30 am for an 11am start.
Venue: Organic Feast Event Room, 10-12 William St, East Maitland, NSW 2323.
Tickets: Free event. Please email myyearwithoutmatches@gmail.com to RSVP or visit the Maitland Library website.

Author talk with Stephen Mills.

Thursday 24 July
Time: 5:45pm for a 6:00pm start.
Venue: Paperchain Bookstore, 34 Franklin St, Manuka, ACT 2603.
Tickets: Free event. Please RSVP to (02) 6295 6723 or info@paperchainbookstore.com.au.

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.

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.

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

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.


News

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.

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