11 Apr 2019

2019 ABIA Shortlist Announce

2019 ABIA Shortlist Announcement The ABIA judging panel this year said it was tough to decide a shortlist in all 12 book categories. The panel mentioned it was great to see strong collaborations between publishers and authors to produce quality books that were in competitive markets. Many of the books shortlisted were noted for their […]

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10 Apr 2019

What does it take to build an award winning Australian book?

Listen to the winners of 2018 ABIA – HarperCollins, Hachette Australia and Simon & Schuster staff.

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8 Apr 2019

Tickets are on sale NOW

The ABIAs is THE book industry’s night of nights. Be seen, hear the winners first, and mingle with others in the industry. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS NOW. Remember, these ticket bundles won’t be available passed midnight on Wednesday 10 April 2019. The Flash Sale offer is only available to APA members and available to each publishing […]

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7 Mar 2019


The Australian Publishers Association is excited to announce the longlist for the 2019 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs). The longlist introduces the titles, publishers and authors in contention for a coveted 2019 ABIA. Voted for by the ABIA Academy — a group of more than 250 publishers, booksellers, agents, media and industry representatives — have […]

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13 Feb 2019

Bumper Book Nominations for this year’s Book Awards

More than 300 ABIA Book Award nominations have been submitted by authors and publishers across the country, indicating 2018 as a great year for producing quality Australian books. The ABIA Book Award category with the most nominations is The Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year with 38 names now in the mix […]

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