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Follow Wildgirl and Wolfboy into Shyness

Twelve months ago Leanne Hall drew the team at Text into the dark city of Shyness, when she won the 2009 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing with her novel This Is Shyness. Now it’s out and you too can follow Wolfboy and Wildgirl into the eternal night.

Griffith REVIEW Father’s Day gift ideas

Stuck for gift ideas for Father’s Day? Griffith REVIEW has two options that are sure to please the thinking dad this year:

For the serious father who considers the big issues, the Thinking Man’s 4-pack includes recent timely editions featuring essays shortlisted for major prizes.

Awards news from Western Australia

The WA Government has announced the 2008 and 2009 shortlists for the revamped Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards. We were thrilled to be notified that three Text titles had been chosen on the shortlists.

The 2008 shortlist features Kate Grenville’s Read more

Your chance to meet Jessica Rudd

Jessica Rudd’s debut novel, Campaign Ruby, has been grabbing its share of the limelight during this election campaign. Already having appeared on programs such as Sunrise, Mornings with Kerri-Anne and ABC’s Read more

THE BILLIONAIRE’S CURSE wins the Esther Glen Award

Text Publishing congratulates Richard Newsome on winning the Esther Glen Award for his debut novel, The Billionaire’s Curse.

The Esther Glen Award is the oldest and one of the most prestigious literary awards in New Zealand.

Award shortlistings for CAPITAL and WYATT

Capital, Kristin Otto’s vibrant account of Melbourne’s time as Australia’s capital city, has been nominated for another award. This time it has received recognition in the Victorian Community History Awards.

The Indigenous Literacy Project—how we all can help

For a large proportion of the population, having the skill to read is something we take for granted. Sadly, for some in our community this is not the case.

One campaign has been run and won, and the winner takes home a copy of Jessica Rudd’s CAMPAIGN RUBY

We received a great response to our call for your pollie stories. As with that other campaign currently underway, there can be only one winner. And that winner is…drum roll, please…Alyssa Lynch. Alyssa receives a free copy of Read more

Here’s your chance to WIN during this election

As you may have read in the newspapers, Text is launching an exciting debut novel this month: Jessica Rudd’s energetic, very funny political rom-com, Campaign Ruby.

FIVE PARTS DEAD launches during an historic week

This week the Transport Accident Commission launched a month-long campaign to mark the 40-year-anniversary since Victoria became the first jurisdiction in the world to introduce compulsory seat belts.


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