Friday Fry-Up

The big publishing news this week included the launch of HarperCollins 360, a global publishing program that ensures all books published by any division of HarperCollins around the world are available in print or digital format in all English-language markets. When the program is fully implemented, the HarperCollins global catalog — 50,000 print books and … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

Apologies for posting this a little later than usual on a Friday – it’s been a busy week here at the AWM offices with the announcement of GenreCon and the work going on behind the scenes for the next Australian Writer’s Marketplace print edition. But we’re sneaking this in under the wire, and there’s plenty … Continue reading »

Australia Council Review Survey

Last week the Australian Council launched an online survey regarding the relevance and support they provide to the arts, culture, and creative industries. They’re looking for responses from artists and art-workers across all art forms, including writing and publishing, to contribute feedback on what aspects of the agency can be improved. The questionaire should take about ten … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

It’s Friday and the weekend looms, so here’s a handful of tasty links to get you in the writing mood: February 29th is the closing date for The Australian Society of Authors Children’s Picture Book Illustrators’ Initiative, which offers grant opportunities that assist emerging, developing, and established Children’s Book Illustrators in the creation of new picture … Continue reading »

Tonight’s Writing Race: Katherine Howell

At tonight’s Writing Race, we will welcome crime fiction writer Katherine Howell, the author of Violent Exposure and Cold Justice. To find out more about Katherine, visit To have some fun and gain feedback from Katherine on your own writing, feel free to join us at at 8pm. All welcome!