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28 June 2019
Write It Fellowship Recipients 2019

Penguin Random House is thrilled to announce the recipients of the inaugural Write It Fellowship.

26 June 2019
Bluey books arrive November

Penguin Random House and BBC Studios are delighted to announce that the Bluey publishing program will launch with three carefully chosen titles, including two storybooks and one activity book, which will hit Australian book stores on 5 November 2019

6 June 2019
Cover and publication details for Philip Pullman’s The Secret Commonwealth revealed

Further details about the publication of Philip Pullman’s highly-anticipated new book, The Secret Commonwealth, are revealed today. 

28 May 2019
Puffin announces 100,000 reasons to get kids reading

54 bookshops across Australia will be getting a share of $100,000 to nurture young readers in their communities.


30 April 2019
The Handmaid’s Tale Audiobook Read By Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss, star of the hit TV show The Handmaid’s Tale, has narrated the audiobook edition of Margaret Atwood’s classic novel. 

24 April 2019
Announcing The Beautiful Ones by Prince

To be published October 2019. 

23 April 2019
Write It Fellowship Shortlist

The fellowship recipients will be announced 28 June 2019.

10 April 2019
2019 ABIAs Shortlist

Winners to be announced on Thursday 2 May 2019.

1 April 2019
Penguin Writes Crime Thriller

Announcing the first book written by an actual Penguin. To be published 2020. 

27 March 2019
Announcing New Monica McInerney Adult and Children’s Books

To be published in 2020 and 2021. 

18 March 2019
2019 Indie Book Awards

We are delighted to share some wins from the 2019 Indie Book Awards.

15 March 2019
Penguin Literary Prize Winner Announced

We are delighted to announce the winner for the 2019 Penguin Literary Prize.

7 March 2019
2019 ABIAs Longlist

Winners to be announced on Thursday 2 May 2019.  

28 February 2019
Announcing the Shortlist for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

Winners to be announced 29 April 2019. 

27 February 2019
Philip Pullman Announces New Book The Secret Commonwealth

Volume Two of The Book of Dust is set to arrive on 3rd October 2019, jumping 20 years forward from Volume One, La Belle Sauvage

21 February 2019
Write It Fellowship Program Announced

Submissions close Sunday 31 March.

14 February 2019
Puffin to give $100,000 to bookshops to get kids reading

On the initiative, Julie Burland, CEO Penguin Random House Australia, said, “As Australia’s largest publisher, we feel a responsibility to help younger generations become readers.” 

11 February 2019
Blind Date with a Book

This Valentine’s Day Blind Date with a Book is back… but this time it’s bigger than ever before.

7 February 2019
Malcolm Gladwell Announces His First Book in Six Years

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know will be published in September 2019. 

6 February 2019
Penguin Literary Prize Shortlist

Announcing the shortlist for the 2019 Penguin Literary Prize.