The annual Penguin Literary Prize returns, offering literary fiction writers the opportunity to win $20,000 and publish with PRH AU.
Penguin Random House will publish two books by cultural icon Serena Williams, winner of 39 major tennis titles, four-time Olympic gold medallist, and champion for equality and justice in sports.
We're delighted to announce the recipients of the 2023 Write It Fellowship.
Tom Taylor and Jon Sommariva have won the 2023 Book of the Year for Older Readers for their graphic novel, Neverlanders, published 20 September 2022.
On 9 August 2023, Penguin Random House AU hosted our first-ever in-house author event for Penguin Noir: A Crime Author Showcase.
T2 and Penguin Books Australia have joined forces to honour the perfect paring of tea and books.
Meet our Be Well team, dedicated to workplace wellness and employee empowerment.
An exciting Penguin Random House author showcase on 9 August!
We are delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights in a memoir from singer, songwriter and former front man of Savage Garden, Darren Hayes.
And the winner is . . . Michelle See-Tho!
Congratulations to the winners!
The Australian Publishers Association (APA) has named Tim Winton the recipient of the 2023 Lloyd O’Neil Award, which honours outstanding service to the Australian book industry.
Winners will be announced on 25 May 2023.
Penguin Random House AU (PRH AU) took home one Gold and one Silver honour for our fan-favourite permanent penguin bookcase.
Penguin Random House Australia acquires 'Question 7', by Richard Flanagan, Booker Prize-winning author.
See the six shortlisted titles for the 2023 Penguin Literary Prize. Winner to be announced 15 June 2023.
Applications for the 2023 Write It Fellowship are now closed.
PRH is excited to announce that we will increase our contribution to Story Factory by $10,000 this year to provide funding for internships, work experience placements and a novella program to inspire young writers.
Look back at how PRH AU implemented social impact initiatives in 2022.
In a longstanding relationship with the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, Penguin Random House is proud to contribute $100,000 to support literacy programs in remote Communities across Australia.
Penguin Random House Australia (Puffin) has acquired the rights to Australia’s next big pre-school brand, Emma Memma in an expansive publishing program, encompassing story, novelty and activity formats.
The Prince's new book will tell his extraordinary life story in his words for the first time.
5,000,000 Bluey Books and Counting: Penguin and BBC Studios Celebrate Huge Sales Milestone.
Here Goes Nothing by Steve Totlz has been awarded the $1,000 Alex Buzo Shortlist Prize.
The first thing I do when I arrive on the island is change my name.
In the next town over, a man had killed his family.
Will you go alone?
It’s All Hallows’ Eve in London, and the street that stretches before her is empty, quiet except for the soft thud of her boots on the sidewalk and the rustle of autumn leaves plucked by the wind.
There was a moment in 1940, the bleakest year of the Second World War with the Wehrmacht carrying all before it, when Winston Churchill made the French government a curious offer.
I sit with my back to the wall, my pillows flat.
Rising at 5 am, I checked my email as I usually did, and saw this newly arrived item in my inbox:
Macbeth was the reason I went into the theatre.
Summer 2019 - Reasons Why It’s Good I’m Not With Jen
While procrastinating from a quite important deadline, I often find myself doing what I always do when something really, really needs to get done...
In the winter of 2012, against my better judgement and for reasons that were not entirely to do with writing—much as I said they were—and which even now are not clear to me, I visited the site of Ohama Camp, Japan, where my father had once been interned.
Gin has a long and sometimes rather murky past.
I once went to kill a man.
I fled to that country because I would have gone anywhere, done anything, for one last taste of green sharp enough to pierce the caul of my life.
‘Why have you got two birth certificates? Are you adopted?’
'What if I never love myself?'
The most popular books were from this series called Commando Crocodile, and no matter how many copies she bought, Ms. Masie couldn't keep them on the shelves.
Most of the people who went to work for Sam Bankman-Fried ended up in jobs for which they were not obviously qualified, and Natalie Tien was no exception.
At first, I was pretty embarrassed by the way I found out I have ADHD.
Writing this book felt like starting my own version of Phileas Fogg’s adventure, setting off in his hot air balloon;
When asked if they’d heard of Camp Buttress, the locals of the nearest town would answer that, yes.
Don’t you dare say anything to anyone.
Once upon a time, the realms used to be much closer to each other.
Keith Bridgeman was alone in his room when he closed his eyes.
Take this quiz to find out which Ranger’s Apprentice book you should put on your wish list.
The inaugural Penguin Fantasy Fest was a wonderful evening for all. Learn about the author panel, see photos of the event and find out how to be notified of future events.
Check out book recommendations from author Dolly Alderton.
Matthew McConaughey made an appearance on the Today Show Australia and Nova to talk about his picture book, Just Because.
Take this quiz to find out which YA book you should put on your wishlist this year.
Discover the books that are perfect to gift for secret Santa festivities this year. Each of these options is under $30 and guaranteed to please even the pickiest gift recipients.
In honour of five years of Bluey, fans voted on their favourite Bluey episode.
‘You owe it to the writer you are to put your work out there.’
The Fresh Voices of 2023 share their advice with fellow writers. Whether you’re aspiring to get your book published or looking for writing tips, these words of wisdom will help.
A gorgeous holiday picture book based on the much-loved song by children’s entertainer, Justine Clarke.
Discover some of the best Penguin Random House books of 2023 with this list of award-winning and shortlisted titles this year.
Want to read books by Richard Flanagan but don’t know where to start? Check out this introduction to the award-winning author and his many amazing works.
Learn about some of the most inspiring books by bestselling author, Adam Grant.
Atomic Habits by James Clear is a powerful book that will teach you how to transform your life through tiny habits. Check out some of the best quotes from the book.
Sneak a peek at the adorable book Peggy and Molly, which chronicles the very special friendship between a staffy and a magpie.
Volunteers from PRH and UBD participated in a day of tree-planting to help future-proof the Summerland Peninsula from the increasing threat of fire.
In his new book, Big Mouth, Matt Preston shares some of his favourite foods.
Surrounded by Idiots by Thomas Erikson uses a colour-based system to outline different personality types. Take this quiz to find out which colour you relate to most.
Take this quiz to discover your reading personality and be entered to win an exclusive Penguin bookcase!
Sneak a peek inside this adorable full-colour hardback created in partnership with the Penguin Foundation.
Learn about the new book that’s putting the Marvel timeline on paper, allowing fans to explore the stories in chronological order.
Submissions are now open for 2024.
See how our talented employees contributed to Not Here to Make You Comfortable.
Bestselling children’s author Jacqueline Harvey is holding a few high teas in Sydney, Melbourne and the Gold Coast. Find out where to meet her!
Jam-filled shortbread swirl biscuits with coconut twist.
A decadent chewy, colourful cookie cake that's perfect for any occasion.
A bowl of congee (soft cooked rice in a comforting broth) is a staple in many Asian households, particularly if you’re a little under the weather.
My stepdad is from the city of Xi’an in Shaanxi Province, central China. Home to a large Muslim community, halal influences shape the cooking there, so dishes using lamb and mutton are a common sight in street-food markets.
Tofu has been a firm favourite of my family’s since way back, and my Buddhist grandparents would always promote the idea of eating more veggies and beans over meat.
This recipe is so crazy tasty you’ll think you died and went to hell/heaven.
If you have any awareness of or give a f**k about calories, you may want to put your welding helmet on and take a deep breath for this doozy, champion.
Though 'toast' (in the sense of something beyond buttered bread) really came into the American culinary zeitgeist with the millennial generation, in Hong Kong it’s been a teatime staple for decades, ever since British imperialists introduced bread to the island.
I came up with this recipe while creating themed curries based on the gyms in Pokemon Sword and Shield . . . this one was for the Fighting-type gym.
Think of this as a good starter recipe when you’re learning how to make dumplings, and especially how to fold them.
Firm, springy and fudgy.
Packed full of flavour with a mouth-watering Vietnamese sauce.
A tasty and textural salad.
A tremendously tasty traybake.
A classic ice cream, in cookie form!
Pizza in snack form.
Cheesecake + muffins = deliciously tasty.
Here’s a slight anomaly. Although I have always known these cookies as Florentines, there doesn’t seem to be an equivalent in Italian for the name.
When I think of comfort food, my mind turns to pasta e fagioli.
The classic Florentine beef stew. It’s a dish of extremely deep flavours and comforting textures.
This six-ingredient tiramisu from UK food media platform, Mob, is the perfect wintery dinner party dessert.
Instant noodles are dressed up in a spicy, creamy gochujang and peanut butter sauce and topped with sticky soy aubergine in this quick midweek dinner recipe.
Curry mayonnaise and crushed Bombay Mix add a punch of flavour to this upgraded recipe for a childhood classic dish from the UK food media platform, Mob.
Feat. garlic buns.
In honour of his memoir, Big Mouth, we caught up with Matt Preston. Learn about what inspired him to write the book, how it differs from his journalism experience and whether – if forced to choose – he’d pick fashion or food.
We caught up with Fiona McArthur and Morris Gleitzman to learn about their Grandparents’ Day plans, the books they read with their grandchildren and advice for new grandparents.
Plus, the writing advice (and life-advice) he’d give his past self.
We caught up with Richard Flanagan to learn more about his new book, Question 7. Find out why he chose the title and how science is a form of creativity.
Find out what inspired ‘Build the Life You Want’ and what both authors hope readers take away from it.
We caught up with Jessica Yu to learn more about her writing routine and the shortlist award that helped launch her career.
Debut author Jessica Seaborn shares a few things that helped her get her debut novel, Perfect-ish, published.
Plus, find out what inspired Claire's first novel and how her previous work experience helped her write The Secrets of the Huon Wren.
Karen Kirsten shares what it was like writing her family history and the research process behind her new book, Irena’s Gift.
We chatted with sydney khoo about writing routines, fanfic, and how the Write It fellowship lead to their first book deal and debut novel, The Spider and Her Demons.
The 2022 Penguin Literary Prize winner shares her unique method of writing On a Bright Hillside in Paradise.
‘I did any job that enabled me to be paid to write.’
Find out how she was inspired by her experience as a makeup artist and woman living in modern Trinidad.
We caught up with Katie Bishop to learn more about her debut novel, The Girls of Summer. Find out how #MeToo inspired the novel and what it was like writing during Covid lockdowns.
We caught up earlier this year with Anna Funder to discuss her upcoming book Wifedom, and how it explores marriage and art as a piece of 'counter-fiction'.
Plus find out how they turned a university project into a debut novel.
Plus find out why he loves David Sedaris and what inspired him to become a writer.
Plus find out how her sister inspired Ink Blood Sister Scribe and what she’s looking forward to most about being published in 2023.
Learn from James Clear about starting over after a serious injury, the margin between success and failure, and why it’s totally okay (encouraged, even!) to spend just five minutes at the gym.
Darcy Tindale shares how submitting her writing to awards helped get her debut novel published.
We chatted with social media star and home cook extraordinaire Nathan Anthony to learn about his favourite herbs, most-used ingredients and more.
We asked debut author Kate Dramis about the publication of her first novel, The Curse of Saints. Read about her ‘fairy-tale’ submission experience, how she came up with the idea for the book and more.
We caught up with Bonnie Garmus after a whirlwind year of success with her debut novel, Lessons in Chemistry.
The debut author talks about his writing process and how reading inspired him to become a writer.
Get in to the Christmas spirit with Bluey
Print and customise this Ranger’s Apprentice holiday card to share with your loved ones this year.
Celebrate Grandparents' Day with this free, printable card featuring Spot the dog.
Celebrate Grandparents' Day with a reading challenge!
Get in to the Christmas spirit with the Alice-Miranda activity!
Colour in with Gloria
Bluey and Bingo share their guide for making Dad laugh this Father's Day.
In need of some book week costume ideas? Look no further, these book week costumes are super simple and kid approved.
How to make your own Ranger's Apprentice Cloak for book week and beyond!
Dream differently with this beautiful activity pack!
Colour in with Emma!
Colour in with Jimmy Baxter
Everyone's got football fever!
Get creative with Billy the Kid!
Follow along with Bluey to make your own pencil toppers
Celebrate football and the team spirit of the CommBank Matildas with this activity
Follow along with Bluey and make mum a queen's crown for Mother's Day!
Share a Valentines Day card with your family.
Colour in with Willa and Woof
Colour in with Koko and the Coconut
Celebrate pride in this wonderful activity pack.
Discover the incredible world of plants in this fun activity pack.
Find a word with Willa and Woof
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