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Announcing the Winner of the 2019 Text Prize

Text is thrilled to announce that Georgina Young is the winner of the 2019 Text Prize for her sharply observed YA novel, Loner.  Georgina receives a publishing contract with Text and a $10,000 advance against royalties. She accepted the award last night at the Text Prize party in Melbourne. 

Set in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Loner is a humorous and heartfelt exploration of new adulthood. 

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Australian Democracy

As Australia prepares to go to the polls on 18 May, here are some elements of modern democracy of which we should be proud...

May New Releases and Giveaway

As we settle into May and the unbridled joy that is a federal election, allow us to take your mind off politics for a while and entice you between the covers of a good book...

Book Your Mum in for a Great Day

This Mother’s Day why not tell Mum to get lost...

Announcing the 2019 Text Prize Shortlist

Text is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing!

The Book That Spoke Across A Hundred Years

‘I became a reader partly because reading made my world bigger. But one of the best things about being a writer is the way it makes the world smaller.’

Meet the Authors Shortlisted for the 2019 Michael Gifkins Prize

Text Publishing and the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) are thrilled to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Michael Gifkins Prize for an Unpublished Novel.

April New Releases and Giveaways

Welcome to April – it’s pretty much the same as March but slightly colder, wetter and darker. 

In other words, it’s a perfect reading month...

Exploded View Book Club Competition

Exploded View: the superb new novel from award-winning author Carrie Tiffany...

Join the Texters! We’re looking for an editor


Text Publishing is looking for an Editor to join its busy and dynamic team, in a contract position of 24 months. 

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