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Scribe scribe signs writer Writer

Our publisher, Henry Rosenbloom, has acquired world rights in Pitched Battle, Larry Writer’s forthcoming book on the Springbok rugby tour of Australia in 1971. Mr Rosenbloom said, ‘The Springbok tour became a pivotal event in our political history, and Larry is the perfect author to write about it.’ Mr Writer is an … Read the rest  »


My Promised Land longlisted for JQ-Wingate Prize

Congratulations to Scribe author Ari Shavit whose history of Israel, My Promised Land, has been longlisted for the JQ-Wingate Prize.

A New York Times bestseller whose rights have sold around the world, My Promised Land previously won a National Jewish Book Award and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and an Economist … Read the rest  »


Shortlist for the 2014 Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers announced

Scribe and Express Media are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2014 Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers.

The shortlisted entries are:

  • ‘Birds and Knives and Not Talking About It’ by Robbie Arnott
  • ‘The Queerness of Marriage’ by Roz Bellamy
  • ‘Bleach’ by Sian Campbell
  • ‘Adult Industry’ by Sam George-Allen
  • ‘The Shadow of the … Read the rest  »

Scribe acquires local Chandler in two-book debut deal

Scribe has acquired world rights in Grunge and Dead in the Water by the auspiciously named Melbourne-based crime author Tania Chandler. Ms Chandler has studied professional writing and editing at RMIT, and her work was awarded a special commendation in the 2013 Writers Victoria Crime Writing competition. In Grunge, which will be  … Read the rest  »


Scribe acquires Germany’s ‘Booker’ winner

We have acquired World English rights in Kruso, by Lutz Seiler, which was awarded the recently announced 2014 German Book Prize — that country’s equivalent to the Man Booker Prize. Seiler is a multi-award-winning poet and short-story writer. Kruso, his first novel, has sold over 120,000 copies in Germany since its publication in  … Read the rest  »

Congratulations to Richard Flanagan

All of us at Scribe would like to congratulate Richard Flanagan on winning the 2014 Man Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North. It’s a marvellous, and well-deserved, achievement for an author who represents the best of Australian writing and values.