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Gifkins Prize-winning Soldiers moved to September Publication

The 2019 Michael Gifkins Prize-winning novel Soldiers has been moved to a September publication date. Read the full post for more key dates for the 2020 Gifkins Prize winner...

Like a mood ring for the mind: Books that meet you where you’re at

Whatever you’re feeling about the current situation –whether you want to know more about viruses or can’t get far enough away – we’ve got the books that meet you where you’re at...

The Common Room: Honour & Other People’s Children

There’s never been a better time to be part of an online book club! During uncertain times, it’s nice to go back to the classics — the Text Classics to be exact. Join us as we all read Helen Garner’s Honour & Other People’s Children...

A note from the Text team

In these troubling times, we want to let you know that we are doing everything we can to minimise disruption to our publishing...

2020 Boundless Indigenous Writer’s Mentorship Winner

Announcing the winner of the 2020 Boundless Indigenous Writer’s Mentorship, John Morrissey.

Reads Around the World

Treat yourself to new books from and about all corners of the world...

Meet the Texters: Samantha Forge, Editor

Meet editor Samantha Forge: word-wrangler extraordinaire and owner of the tidiest office at Text...

‘This place won’t let me go’: the importance of landscape in Garry Disher’s crime fiction

Garry Disher, the award-winning author of Peace and The Sunken Road, discusses the importance of landscape in his novels...

Books for the heart and the head, for the beach or in bed

It’s February, and time to indulge in the only resolution really worth keeping: to read more wonderful Text books...

2020 Text Prize: Submissions Closing Soon!

Submissions for the 2020 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing close soon.

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