This is a space where writing students, emerging writers and aspiring publishing professionals can find out the latest publishing updates, jobs, writing opportunities and other bookish news.

CURRENT Job Opportunities: MELBOURNE

PUBLISHING News and Events: APRIL 2017

  • The Stella Prize has announced its shortlist for 2017. Names include: Georgia Blain, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Catherine de Saint Phalle, Emily Maguire, Heather Rose and Cory Taylor. (link)
  • Free books! Text Publishing's monthly give away is now open. (link)
  • As reported by Fairfax, Amazon will be fully operation in Australia by the end of 2018. (link) 
  • The Melbourne Writers Festival is recruiting for a 2017 Front of House Coordinator. Applications for other volunteer opportunities at the festival will open soon. (link) 
  • Bookings are open for 'So You Want to Write', a Kill Your Darlings workshop led by Hannah Kent and Rebecca Starford on April 29th. (link)
  • Jane Harper's 'The Dry' wins book of the year at Indie Book awards 2017. (link)
  • APA Publishing Internship Program is returning for 2017, applications for a July start are now open. (link)