Book Trailer – Songlines

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In the heart of the Wimmera region of Victoria, an ancient gateway to Eden is kept hidden and safe by a creature so powerful that even the moon would obey her commands – at least it would if she had any idea that she wasn’t just a normal girl about to finish high school. When a

76-Year-Old Author Maris Morton Releases New Book, The Herb Gardener, to an Enthusiastic Response

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Australian independent publishing house Odyssey Books has announced the release of acclaimed 76-year-old author Maris Morton’s latest book The Herb Gardener to the excitement of her many fans. It’s never too late to follow your dreams. That becomes clear when you

Catching the Barramundi – longlisted for Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2013

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A record number of writers have entered this year’s prestigious Edge Hill Short Story Prize. A diverse range of talents from the literary world have entered their work in the 2013 awards, with interest from a wide range of large mainstream publishers and independent presses. Now

Vietnam War Memoir shortlisted for 2012 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

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Canberra-based publisher, Odyssey Books, is celebrating Stanford University Libraries’ announcement of the shortlist for the fifth William Saroyan International Prize for Writing. Tales from a Mountain City: A Vietnam War Memoir by Quynh Dao is one of twelve titles shortlisted in

Tales from a Mountain City shortlisted for Asher Literary Award

The Asher Literary Award was offered for the first time in 2005 in collaboration with the Literature Board of the Australia Council. This award has been made possible by a generous bequest from Mrs Helen Waltraud Rosalie Asher. Helen Asher was a writer (she also used the name