Congratulations to Richard Flanagan!
RICHARD FLANAGAN SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER
Congratulations to Tasmanian writer, Richard Flanagan, whose novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, one of the world's most prestigious literary prizes! The winner of the prize will be announced on 14 October. Good luck Richard! See more about the book at the Random House website here. In a review for the Guardian Thomas Keneally says 'To say Flanagan creates a rich tapestry is to overly praise tapestries.' Read the full review here.
MARKETING WORKSHOP WITH THE ASA
We are thrilled to be able to offer a great practical workshop, 'Marketing Your Book', in partnership with the Australian Society of Authors. The full-day workshop will be presented by Dr Emily Booth, Editorial Manager at Melbourne’s Text Publishing. This is your chance to learn from a real expert in the industry. Hurry to book now via the ASA website here!
TWO BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN'S BOOKS:
When I was a Boy in Sudan and When I was a Girl in Sudan.
By Serafino Enadio and Paskalina Eyio with Terry Whitebeach. $15 each. Available from the TWC and good bookshops including:
- The Hobart Bookshop,
- Fullers Hobart and Launceston,
- Pertrarch's Launceston,
- State Cinema Bookshop, Hobart,
- Birchalls TAS statewide,
- Matilda Bookshop, Stirling SA,
- Gleebooks, Glebe NSW
- South Seas Books and Trading, Port Elliot SA
- Mindfield Books Gallery, Blackwood SA
- or download an order form here.
Illustration: The Weaver Bird by Gay McKinnon
Serafino Enadio's memoir A Little Peace is also available. Download an order form here. Cost $20 plus postage.
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