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‘We were blindsided’: books industry demands to know next plot twist

‘We were blindsided’: books industry demands to know next plot twist

A group of literature organisations has written an open letter to Arts Minister George Brandis, claiming they have been shut out of consultations for an books industry council announced last year.

The 2014 Crikeys: Sydney Biennale and Sia get our arts gongs

The 2014 Crikeys: Sydney Biennale and Sia get our arts gongs

What are the highlights and lowlights in arts and culture this year?

Historical fiction

Historical fiction

Crikey readers talk the Prime Minister's literary awards and the case (or not) for nuclear power)

Mike Carlton: the shoddy, anti-union fiction that won the PM’s top history award

Mike Carlton: the shoddy, anti-union fiction that won the PM’s top history award

Australia's Secret War, which won the PM's literary award for history, is a badly written, badly researched work of fiction, opines Mike Carlton, former ABC war correspondent and naval historian.

Can Gerard Henderson judge PM’s Literary Awards fairly?

Can Gerard Henderson judge PM’s Literary Awards fairly?

Gerard Henderson is a well-documented ideological warrior -- can he put politics aside to judge the Prime Minister's Literary Awards? Chris Feik, publisher of Black Inc, and Morry Schwartz, director of Schwartz Media, are suggesting a way to keep the judging process transparent.

The stunning success of school chaplain programs — but that was then

The stunning success of school chaplain programs — but that was then

Crikey readers talk school chaplains, the new Tories running the Prime Minister's Literary Awards and law schools online.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Ministers snub business types at fundraiser ... Kevin Andrews' doppelganger ... literary judges shafted ...

Tory takeover of Abbott’s $600,000 literary prize

Tory takeover of Abbott’s $600,000 literary prize

Conservative commentators and a former Liberal MP have been picked to judge the country's richest literary awards. And not everyone's happy with it.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

WA cuts renewables? ... Ian Plimer's religious links ... missing: PM's Literary Awards ...

‘Bad odour’? Abbott’s literary awards delay sparks suspicions

‘Bad odour’? Abbott’s literary awards delay sparks suspicions

The Abbott government is yet to announce who will judge this year's Prime Minister's Literary Awards, months after the reading usually begins. Some former judges are suspicious.