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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 21 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.

24 January 2019
The Mister, a New Novel from E L James, to Be Published in April

E L James, whose Fifty Shades of Grey series has broken sales records for contemporary adult publishing (150 million copies sold worldwide), has written a new novel, The Mister, which will be published on 16 April 2019. 

16 January 2019
Announcing the Shortlist for the 2019 Indie Book Awards

Winners to be announced 18 March 2019.

10 January 2019
Announcing a New Novel from Thomas Harris

From the creator of Hannibal Lecter and The Silence of the Lambs comes a new story of evil, greed and the consequences of dark obsession.

12 December 2018
Announcing the Shortlist for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2019

Winners to be announced 31 January 2019.