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AWARDS

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 Premier’s Poetry Award 2009 and was short listed for The Age Book of the Year (Poetry).

NEW BOOKS

Doris Brett's new book The Twelfth Raven - a memoir of stroke, love and recovery - has just been published UWA Publishing. Listen to a podcast of her discussing the book on ABC Radio National's Life Matters here.

The French rights for Gerald Murnane's novels Barley Patch and Tamarisk Row have been sold to Buchet/Castel (a subsidiary of Libella). More information to come.

Robyn Bavati's second novel, Pirouette was published by Flux in the USA last November and by Penguin Books in Australia in January. See the review from Kirkus Reviews for Pirouette from 2 October here.

FILM ADAPTATION

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 Nim’s 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, Nim’s Island and Nim at Sea.

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Information

GENERAL INFORMATION »

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.

Clients

OUR CLIENTS »

Biographies of and information about selected clients.

Speakers

SPEAKERS »

Clients available for school, library, literary and arts festivals, community presentations and workshops.

For Educators

INFORMATON FOR EDUCATORS »

Information for librarians, teachers in primary and high schools and for students and teachers in tertiary institutions:

Film & TV Rights

FILM & TV RIGHTS »

Featured projects-rights sales for theatre, film and television, and visual arts applications.

Copyright

COPYRIGHT »

Articles and commentary on copyright issues by Colin Golvan, Barrister:

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