6 Feb 2020

ABIA 2020 tickets are on sale NOW

Tickets are now on sale! Purchase them here Join us as we celebrate the best books and finest talent in the book business — this year held at the Grand Ballroom at the Sydney International Convention Centre on Wednesday 29 April. Acclaimed satirist and musician Casey Bennetto is back by popular demand to host the […]

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6 Feb 2020

2020 ABIA Business Awards are NOW OPEN!

Nominations are now open for: Publisher of the Year Small Publisher of the Year Retailer of the Year Bookshop of the Year Rising Star of the Year From booksellers in Sydney to Townsville; publishers in WA to Melbourne; and emerging publishing professionals all across the country, we want to see your nominations coming in for the […]

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15 Jul 2019
Kathy Kozlowski Pixie OHarris Winner

Reflections from Kathy Kozlowski: Pixie O’Harris winner

Kathy Kozlowski was this year awarded the Pixie O’Harris Award for service to the children’s book industry. Starting out in libraries and making the move to bookselling not long after, Kathy shares her insights to the changes seen in the sector, and at the heart of the matter, what children’s books and booksellers offer the […]

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3 May 2019

Critically Acclaimed Bestselling Debut Novel Named Book of the Year

Awards have been announced, winners toasted, writers celebrated, ample libations shouted, hangovers earned, and history made… Literally The Best Of, The 2019 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) were announced on Thursday 2 May at a red carpet Oscars-for-the-bookish event in the Grand Ballroom of Sydney’s International Convention Centre, hosted by musician and performer Casey Bennetto. The awards are judged by […]

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