HarperCollins Publishers Australia is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2019 Banjo Prize is Elizabeth Flann for her unpublished manuscript Beware of Dogs. READ MORE
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Home to Australian Stories for 130 Years
This year we proudly celebrate 130 years of Australian publishing. Following on from our worldwide 200th anniversary last year, it is a timely reminder that our global strength is built on the local experience of each of our businesses. We are delighted to remember the contribution of so many great authors in our celebration of this milestone anniversary. READ MORE
HarperCollins Australia to publish Johnathan Thurston’s autobiography
Johnathan Thurston’s autobiography will publish in October 2018 by HarperCollins Publishers Australia. Thurston, Australia’s most celebrated and award-winning rugby league player, announced earlier this year in The Courier Mail that 2018 will be his final NRL season. READ MORE
3 Winners in the Costa Book Awards is Completely Fine
In fact, it's better than fine - we feel so proud to have three HarperCollins books chosen as winners in this year's Costa Book Awards. Every year the prestigious Costa Book Awards recognise some of the most enjoyable books of the year from authors based in the UK and Ireland. Uniquely, the prize has five categories - First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children's Book - with one of the five winning books selected as the overall Costa Book of the Year. It is the only prize which places children’s books alongside adult books in this way. Learn more about them here! READ MORE
2017 Award Winners
A fantastic way to discover some fresh and upcoming authors is through literary awards. You know you're in for a good time when there's been plenty of commotion and chatter about a particular book. So, like a pair of overly proud, snap-happy parents at a graduation ceremony we're going to sing from the hilltops about our super talented 2017 award winning authors. Drumroll please... READ MORE
HarperCollins and Jessica Dettmann seal the deal
Life With Gusto blogger Jessica Dettmann will publish her first novel with Anna Valdinger at HarperCollins in February 2019. Sydney-based Jessica is a writer, performer and former editor at Random House and HarperCollins and who once appeared as the City of Sydney Christmas Angel and sat atop the Town Hall in a frock that reached the street. READ MORE
BAD: Sydney Crime Writers Festival
The inaugural BAD: Sydney Crime Writers Festival explores what crime can tell us about humanity, both contemporary and historical. Writers, detectives, film-makers, ex-judges and others will consider this and also Sydney’s unique relationship with crime. READ MORE