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See here, the J. M. Coetzee article about Gerald Murnane in the December 20, 2012 edition of The New York Review of Books. Gerald's A History of Books was shortlisted in the 2012 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards. He won the Melbourne Prize for Literature in 2009.
Barley Patch, his previous novel, won the Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature 2010 Award for Innovation in Writing.
Robert Adamson was appointed the innaugural CAL Chair in Australian Poetry at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in December 2011.The Golden Bird by Robert Adamson won the Victorian Premiers Poetry Award 2009 and was short listed for The Age Book of the Year (Poetry).
Dancing in the Dark by Robyn Bavati was published by Flux in the USA in February 2013. See review from Hudson Library and Historical Society here. It was first was published by Penguin Books in February 2010. Robyn's next novel, Pirouette will be published in late 2013.
See Bronwyn Bancroft's new book, Remembering Lionsville, publishedin February 2013. It is a beautifully illustrated biographical book based on her family history and the family's connection to country.
Also see Ritva Voutila's beautifully designed and illustrated edition of Oscar Wild's The Selfish Giant which was published by Allen & Unwin in November 2012. The Selfish Giant was chosen by Readings Bookstore as one of their 10 Best Picture Books of 2012!
The film rights to Gordon Reece's international bestseller MICE have been secured by Southern Light Alliance, the new production venture from acclaimed producer Timothy White (TWO HANDS, THE BOYS ARE BACK), partnering with Julie Ryan (RED DOG, TEN CANOES) of Cyan Films.
The Pinnacle Films movie, Return to Nims Island, was screened around Australia from 4 April 2013. See the official trailer here. To co-incide with the release of the film, Allen & Unwin published The Nim Stories, a two book edition, combining the novels by Wendy Orr that inspired the Nim movies, Nims Island and Nim at Sea.
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Information for writers about literary agents, Golvan Arts Management and the business of writing in Australia. If you are interested in representation, it is most important that you carefully read all of the relevant sections below. At present WE ARE NOT considering new proposals. For other recommended Australian Literary Agents, please see the listing at the Australian Literary Agents Association web site.
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