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Angela Meyer’s debut novel to Peter Bishop Books

The debut novel by Melbourne writer and Echo Publishing commissioning editor Angela Meyer will be the inaugural fiction title of the recently established ‘Peter Bishop Books’ imprint at Ventura Press. Martin Shaw, literary agent at AAPS, sold world rights to … Continue reading

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Meet the Maniacs by Catherine Pelosi signed to Hachette

Catherine Pelosi has done it again! Catherine has sold Meet the Maniacs, a new middle-grade fiction to Kate Stevens at Hachette Australia. This is Catherine’s third sale to Hachette. Earlier this  year, Catherine sold her first picture book, Something for … Continue reading

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MIFF and RWAustralia

After returning to the best hemisphere in the world, Alex was off again – this time to the Melbourne International Film Festival. Taking part in the MIFF 37 South program, Alex pitched AAPS books to multiple film producers and connected … Continue reading

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AAPS Abroad: Readercon, New York, and RWAmerica

Well, we’re back from an incredible trip to the United States! Alex, assistant Catherine, and award-winning author-illustrator Kathleen Jennings touched down in Boston, MA in July to make up the Australian contingent at Readercon 28. The program was packed with … Continue reading

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Launches and News

June was a huge month for AAPS authors! On 8 June, Shelly Unwin launched her You’re Five! series in Sydney. Illustrated by Katherine Battersby, the five books celebrate the joys and struggles of growing up. There was cake (of course), … Continue reading

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