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Norwich’s Fine Literary Pedigree
By Lisa Dempster
In addition to being a celebration of all things literary, one of the most exciting things about Melbourne being a UNESCO City of Literature is the potential for us to connect with a network of writers and thinkers from our sister literary cities around the globe. Currently there are five Cities of Literature - Edinburgh, Melbourne, Iowa City, Dublin and Reykjavik…
Sleep Deprivation Pay-Off for US Author
A kids' book with a twist is proving to be a pre-publishing phenomenon in the US. The book, Go the F— to Sleep, is actually an adult cry for help, presented in a tongue-in-cheek spirit as a kids' book. And it has its origins on Facebook. The New York Times reports author Adam Mansbach - writer of ambitious, and unmistakeably adult, literary novels…
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