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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.


Scribe acquires debut Australian crime fiction in two-book deal

We have just acquired world rights in two crime thrillers by Melbourne author J.M. Green: Good Money, which was shortlisted in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript; and Too Easy, its sequel. Both books are narrated by Stella Hardy, a wise-cracking social worker with a bad diet and a thirst for … Read the rest  »


Miriam Rosenbloom wins Best Designed Series at the ABDA awards

We’re delighted to congratulate the very talented Miriam Rosenbloom on her win for the Best Designed Series at the inaugural ABDA awards. Miriam won for her work on the David Vogel novels, which can all be seen here.

We work with many amazing designers here at Scribe, including Jenny Grigg and Allison Colpoys, who both won awards  … Read the rest  »


Scribe acquires book on drug scourge

Scribe has acquired world rights in The Ice Age: a journey into crystal meth addiction, by freelance journalist Luke Williams. The book will be an expanded version of a piece that Williams recently had published in The Saturday Paper.

Scribe’s publisher, Henry Rosenbloom, described the forthcoming book as ‘a vital, compelling … Read the rest  »