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2020 Australian Book Industry Awards Live Stream Date Announced

May 9, 2020 |

Social distancing measures won’t stop Australians celebrating their writers, as the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards will be going ahead through a YouTube livestream on May 13.

The Broadcast will feature a number of prominent stars and figures including Judy … Read More

Brisbane Writers Festival – Hayden Cox of Haydenshapes

September 5, 2018 |

With the Brisbane Writers Festival approaching (6th-9th September), we spoke with one of the featured guests, Hayden Cox, founder and creator of Haydenshapes, inventor of the patented Carbon Fibre board technology Future-Flex. Between learning about his business and just him … Read More

What Melbournians Are Reading

June 3, 2015 |

We’re always on the lookout for new books to pick up, so we went out and asked a few Melbournians what they’re reading at the moment to get inspired. Read More

Queensland Literary Awards

December 20, 2014 |

Queensland’s premier (but not Premier’s) literary prizes have been awarded, highlighting not only this year’s luminaries, but the wealth of emerging authors set to grace our pages in the years to come.

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What’s On For Literary Minds

December 6, 2014 |

Want to showcase your latest work, or soak up Brisbane’s finest literary talent, but don’t know where to begin? We’ve complied a list of Brisbane’s best events for authors, poets and bookworms alike. Read More

Scrumptious Reads

September 16, 2014 |

Scrumptious Reads on James St. is a haven for booklovers and foodlovers alike. Read More

Guide to the Brisbane Writers Festival 2014

September 3, 2014 |

Rejoice! For it is Spring, and also time for the Brisbane Writers Festival to once again inspire imaginations to bloom in the minds of many. Read More

Young Adult Authors Worth Reading

July 15, 2014 |

It’s winter which means you’re rugged up in bed or on the couch trying to keep the warm air in and the cold air out. Read More

Lose Yourself at Lifeline Bookfest

June 5, 2014 |

Literature enthusiasts unite, the Lifeline Bookfest is nigh!

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Please, books are by no means ‘dead’

November 6, 2013 |

With the ongoing bankruptcy claim by Boarders Bookstores, the joining of two of the worlds largest English- language publishers, Penguin and Random House, and the continue decline in global book sales, year after year – it has become no secret that books are suffering under the thumb of societies increasing digital dependency.

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Fiction writers come together for Genrecon 2013

October 1, 2013 |

This month the Australian Writer’s Marketplace hosts Genrecon 2013, a three-day festival for genre fiction writers at all stages of their careers. Read More

Archives Fine Books goes digital

August 27, 2013 |

Brisbane’s best-known bookshop has gone (partly) digital, with a tiny fraction of its titles now catalogued online.

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Interviewing romantic connoisseur Nicholas K. Watson

August 2, 2013 |

Romantic literature hasn’t always enjoyed public acceptance, particularly if it features handsome stable boys on the cover and is best sold in paper bags.

Fifty Shades of Grey admittedly had its time in the sun – as did the Twilight … Read More

Jeremy Staples’ seven step music zine

July 26, 2013 |

Ever wanted to start your own music zine?

It seems so easy at first – a simple mix of craft project, creative expression, and that resolutely punk ethos: do it yourself.

Then the complications set in.

How will this thing … Read More