23 Jun 2020

Q+A with The Rising Star 2020 Hazel Lam

Congratulations to our Rising Star of 2020, Hazel Lam. This award is given to emerging talent in the publishing industry – and reflects ongoing excellence and growth in contribution to their profession. We had a Q+A catch up with Hazel via email!       How did you get started in book design and the […]

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11 May 2020

A prize of sparkles for the ‘most sparkling’ watch party

The ABIAs are better enjoyed together, so why not organise an office or team watch party? Get dressed up (or down), grab a drink and chat to your colleagues while you watch the awards. If you need a theme – we’ve taken inspiration from Professor Anita Heiss and gone with – sparkling! We encourage you to be […]

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28 Apr 2020

ABIA 2020 Shortlist Announced

Congratulations to all our shortlistees for 2020! We’d also like to announce today the two Hall of Fame Awards, Helen Garner as the recipient of the Lloyd O’Neil Award for outstanding contribution to the industry and Erica Wagner as the recipient of the Pixie O’Harris Award for exceptional contribution to Children’s Literature. We are proud […]

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18 Mar 2020

ABIA 2020 Awards event moved online

Firstly, in these times, we would like to recognise the importance of staying safe, taking care of eachother and staying connected. And  we’d like to say thanks for being a part of the book industry community. In the interests of the health and safety of our community, our industry peers and our guests  the ABIA […]

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2 Mar 2020

Announcing the ABIAs 2020 Longlist

The Australian Publishers Association presents the longlist for the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs). The longlist introduces the titles, publishers and authors in the running for the 2020 ABIAs. The ABIA Academy — a group of more than 250 publishers, booksellers, agents, media and industry representatives —  have selected and voted for books published […]

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