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Naama Grey-Smith on the APA’s Residential Editorial Program

In May 2017 the Australian Publishers Association (APA) ran its ninth biennial Residential Editorial Program (REP) funded by the Australia Council for the Arts and the publishing industry. Fremantle Press senior editor Naama Grey-Smith was one of the twelve literary editors selected nationally to attend. She tells us about the experience in this guest post.

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Alan Carter in NZ

Murder in the library or murder in a bookshop? If you’re a New Zealander – the choice is yours. Alan Carter will be launching his new book Marlborough Man at Volume on Wednesday 31 May. A day later, he’ll be at the Elma Turner Library with fellow crime writers Fiona Sussman and David Briggs as host Karen Stade cross-examines them on how they blend page-turning crime plots with fascinating characters and real-life themes.

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Join Alan Carter for a literary lunch or supper

Lovers of crime fiction will get two chances to catch up with award-winning author Alan Carter in Western Australia this month as he introduces a new book and a new character. Alan will be a guest at the seventeenth Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster in the Kimberley before appearing at Beaufort Street Books in Mt Lawley.

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CEO Says

Hello and welcome to May. This month I had the pleasure of presenting at the 2017 Round Table Conference on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities. This enlightening event has underlined the importance of collaborating with both creators and readers to ensure our books are accessible to all.

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A bookwarming in Wellington

You’re invited to a bookwarming for The Hope Fault by Tracy Farr. The Hope Fault is a celebration of the complexities of family: aunties and steps and exes; parents and partners who are missing, and the people who replace them. It’s about life’s faultlines, and the unsettling certainty of uncertainty.

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