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On Track
On Track
Kathryn Apel


A compelling verse novel about sibling rivalry, sporting excellence and self-doubt from the much-loved Australian author of Bully on the Bus.


Head of the River
Head of the River
Pip Harry


Tall, gifted and the offspring of Olympians, superstar siblings Leni and Cristian Popescu are set to row Harley Grammar to victory in the Head of the River. With six months until the big race, the twi ...


From Athens with Pride
From Athens with P...
Harry Gordon


From Athens With Pride chronicles Australia’s Olympic journey, from the first Summer Games in Athens in 1896 to the Winter Games in Sochi in 2014


The Von: Stories and Suggestions from Australian Golf’s Little Master: 100th Anniversary Special Edition
The Von: Stories a...
Norman Von Nida
Ben Robertson


In celebration of his life, this limited special edition has been released to coincide with the unveiling of The Von Bronze statue at Nudgee Golf Club in Brisbane.


Home and Away: In Search of Dreams at the Homeless World Cup
Home and Away: In ...
Dave Bidini


A moving insight into how sport has the power to change lives. Every four years people all over the globe unite to watch their favourite soccer team battle it out for the glory of winning the World C ...


Legends Of Australian Sport
Legends Of Austral...
Peter Meares


Legends of Australian Sport is a collection of 25 profiles of Australia’s sporting greats, many of whom are old friends of the author, veteran sports broadcaster Peter Meares. With stylish internal de ...


Love Poems And Leg Spinners
Love Poems And Leg...
Steven Herrick


Another collection of funny, strange, silly and ordinary poems from Australia's most popular poet for children. Herrick is at his best when he writes about the simple things in a child's everyday life ...


In Bradman
In Bradman's Band
Ashley Mallett


Ex-Test player Ashley Mallett is a well-known figure who doesn't hesitate to speak up on cricket issues. Author of a biography of Clarrie Grimmett - The Bradman of Spin - Ashley takes a look behind th ...





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Congratulations to the seven UQP authors shortlisted in the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards: Venero Armanno, Tony Birch, Peter Carnavas, Laura Elvery, Pip Harry, Charles Massy, and Jackie Ryan.  

The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award  

Burning Down by Venero Armanno

We'll Show the World: Expo88 by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award

Common People by Tony Birch

Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery

Griffith University Children's BookAward            

The Elephant by Peter Canarvas

Griffith University Young Adult Book Award       

Because of You by Pip Harry

The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award

Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth by Charles Massy

Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance    

We'll Show the World: Expo88by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland History Book Award              

We'll Show the World: Expo 88 by Jackie Ryan





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Join David Malouf as he launches his new poetry collection, An Open Book, in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne, and delivers the opening address at the Australian Short Story Festival in Perth.

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Join Bernard Cohen as he launches When I Saw the Animal at Ariel Books in Sydney.
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