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October New Books and Giveaway

As we greet the tenth month of the year, we present for your reading pleasure ten splendid new books.

The Common Room: Show Me Where it Hurts

Show Me Where it Hurts is a powerful account of a life with an invisible illness, explored through a lens of pop music, art, literature, TV, film and online culture. And by popular vote it’s our Common Room  pick for October...

2020 Michael Gifkins Prize Winner

The 2020 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel is awarded to Gigi Fenster for A Good Winter.

Joey Bui wins a Queensland Literary Award

Text Publishing is delighted to announce that Joey Bui has won the $15,000 University of Southern Queensland Steele Rudd Award for a Short Story Collection for her debut, Lucky Ticket.

September New Books and Giveaway

Warm up to spring with one of our blooming great September new titles (obligatory Dad joke for Father’s Day)...

Great Reads for Dad

Father’s Day is almost upon us, bringing with it the traditional frantic scramble for gift ideas.  Here are some recommendations to help you make Dad’s day...

In conversation with Carys Davies

Carys Davies, author of The Mission House, answers some questions about her inspirations, her time in India and her penchant for dramatic endings...

August New Books and Giveaway

We have the books to warm a winter’s day. Rug up and relax with one of our unputdownable August new releases...

2021 Gifkins Prize Open for Entries

Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa (PEN NZ) Inc are thrilled to announce that submissions for the 2021 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel are now open.

Just a Moment with A Book: Catching Up with ABA/Text Bookseller of the Year, Alison Huber

The ABA/Text Bookseller of the Year award honours individual booksellers for outstanding achievements in bookselling, both at the store level and within the wider community. Text is delighted to honour Readings’ head buyer Alison Huber as this year’s winner...


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