Who from Australia is at Bologna? Come and say hello at the Australian Stand party

Who from Australia is at Bologna? Come and say hello at the Australian Stand party

20 March, 2024

In this Bologna Book Fair issue of Think Australian, we introduce you to Nicola Robinson, who will be attending Bologna for the first time, representing the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. See our profile to learn about the foundation’s publishing work and titles. Robinson is among 13 publisher representatives who will be at the fair as part of the Australian Publishers Association (APA) Australian Collective Stand, which will be managed by APA events manager Melissa Whitwell.

The 13 publishers appearing on the Australian Collective Stand are Allen & Unwin, Berbay Publishing, CSIRO Publishing, EK Books (Exisle Publishing), Five Mile, Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, Magabala Books, MidnightSun, Rockpool Publishing, Scribble, UQP, and Windy Hollow Books.

In addition, look out for Hawkeye Publishing, UWA Publishing, National Library of Australia Publishing and Narratives of Nature on the APA Virtual Stand, and representatives of the following Australian publishers also attending Bologna this year: Affirm Press, Brolly Publishing, Lake Press, Penguin Random House, Scholastic and Walker Books, as well as agents from Annabel Barker Agency and Bold Type Agency. There will also be a number of Australian creators at the fair this year.

The Australian Stand is located at Hall 25, A87, and the Australian Stand Party will be held on Tuesday 9 April from 5pm to 6pm.

In the meantime, you can read up on the latest Australian children’s and YA bestsellers, latest acquisitions, the titles publishers will be pitching in picture books, junior and middle-grade fiction, YA and children’s nonfiction, recent local award winners, our latest market overview and the titles Australian children’s book authors recommend. We also introduce you to award-winning YA author and now rights manager in training Lisa Fuller.

Have a wonderful time at the fair!

—The Books+Publishing team.

Think Australian is produced by Books+Publishing with support from the Australian Publishers Association and the Australian Government through Creative Australia.

Originally published by Books and Publishing (Read More)