May 31, 2011

Authors Nominated for 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

Author Christobel Mattingley and illustrator Bob Graham are the Australian nominees for the International Board on Books for Young People’s (IBBY) Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2012. The Copyright Agency members are amongst 28 authors and 31 illustrators from 33 countries who have been nominated for their important and lasting contributions to children’s literature. A Hans […]

Books

May 27, 2011

2011 APA Book Design Awards

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) announced the winners of the 2011 Book Design Awards as part of the Sydney Writers’ Festival on 19 May. 2011 marks the 59th year of the Awards, which have grown over the years to now include nearly 20 categories. The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to the publishers of the books below, all […]

May 26, 2011

Shortlist for 2011 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

Arts Minister Simon Crean announced the shortlists for the 2011 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards on 26 May. The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to its members shortlisted in the categories below. Non-fiction Paul Kelly, for How to Make Gravy Delia Falconer for Sydney Fiction David Musgrave for Glissando Kim Scott for That Deadman Dance Roger […]

May 26, 2011

Cultural Fund Celebrates Australian Poetry through Technology

The online Australian Poetry Library, supported by Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund and hosted by Sydney University, was launched on 25 May. Last night, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Governor of New South Wales joined Australian poets, educators, policy makers and supporters of the literary community to celebrate the launch of the Australian Poetry Library […]

Books

May 11, 2011

2011 George Robertson Awards

The recipients of the 2011 George Robertson Service to the Publishing Industry Awards for distinguished service to the Australian publishing industry were announced on 28 April, following the Australian Publishers Association (APA) Annual General meeting in Melbourne. The Copyright Agency congratulates the members below who received awards. Paul Reekie from CSIRO publishing Mark Robertson from Wiley […]

May 1, 2011

Garth Nix, Margo Lanagan Shortlisted for 2011 Locus Awards

On 11 May, the Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the shortlists for the 2011 Locus Awards for science fiction and fantasy writing. The Awards are presented in 15 categories, including science fiction novel, fantasy novel, short story, collection and editor. The Copyright Agency congratulates our members Garth Nix and Margo Lanagan whose work appeared in Zombies […]

April 20, 2011

Sebastian Smee Wins 2011 Pulitzer Prize

The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to member Sebastian Smee, who has won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in Journalism. Sebastian has been awarded the Prize, valued at US$10,000, for his work at The Boston Globe for ‘his vivid and exuberant writing about art, often bringing great works to life with love and appreciation.’* The […]

April 15, 2011

Ben Quilty Wins 2011 Archibald Prize

Copyright Agency member Ben Quilty has been announced as the winner of the 2011 Archibald prize, for his portrait of famous Australian artist Margaret Olley. The Archibald Prize, valued at $50,000, is regarded as the most important portraiture prize in Australia and was first awarded in 1921. When speaking of his subject, Ben said that ‘she’s […]

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