The winners of the 2017 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) were announced in Sydney on 25 May. We are very proud to have been named Publisher of the Year.
Congratulations to Jane Harper who won the overall Book of the Year for her stunning debut novel The Dry. The 78-Storey Treehouse also won the Book of the Year for Younger Children. Congratulations to author Andy Griffiths and illustrator Terry Denton.
Read the full list of awards here.
IN OTHER NEWS...
Jane Harper’s The Dry has been named Book of the Year and the Debut Fiction of the Year at the 2017 Indie Book Awards, presented at the Leading Edge Books Conference in Surfers Paradise on 20 March. Cath Crowley’s novel Words in Deep Blue also won the Young Adult Book of the Year. Wonderful news for two amazing authors and their superb books.
The Indie Book Awards are chosen by independent booksellers to reward and promote excellence in Australian writing. The overall winner receives $1000 and the category winners each receive $1000. The winners were chosen from a shortlist announced in December. For more information about the awards, visit the website here.
20 OCTOBER 2017
Join Annie Seaton at Kempsie Library, to hear her talk about her new book Diamond Sky
EVENT TIME: 11:00 AM
VENUE: Kempsey Library
Corner of Elbow & Tozer streets West Kempsey NSW 2440
27 OCTOBER 2017
Join former Australian former Labor politician Kevin Rudd at the Australian National University and hear him talk abut his new memoir, Not for the Faint-Hearted.
EVENT TIME: 6:30 PM
VENUE: Llewellyn Hall, Australian National University
Building 100, William Herbert Place Canberra ACT 2601
30 OCTOBER 2017
Dr Karl will be guest keynote speaker at Machines2017 - the 18th annual Machines conference. Machines2017 will focus on electrical machine condition monitoring (CM) and how contemporary approaches can be used to optimise machine maintenance. Machines2017 is directed at engineering and maintenance personnel, who purchase, install, test, maintain and/or repair motors, generators and transformers. Consultants, manufacturers and repair shop personnel are also welcome.
EVENT TIME: 4:00 PM
VENUE: Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach
242 Arden Street Coogee NSW 2034
2 NOVEMBER 2017
Join Kerri-Anne Kennerley at The Centennial Vineyards as she talks about her new memoir A BOLD LIFE.
EVENT TIME: 10:30 AM
VENUE: The Centennial Vineyards
252 Centennial Road Bowral NSW 2576
3 NOVEMBER 2017
Join Kerri-Anne Kennerley at Shangri La Hotel Sydney as she talks about her new memoir A BOLD LIFE over lunch. Ticket cost: $85.00 - Dymocks Event Members $100.00 - Non-members Includes a two course meal and all beverages.
EVENT TIME: 12:15 PM
VENUE: Shangri La Hotel
176 Cumberland Street Sydney NSW 2000