Robbie Egan is CEO of the Australian Booksellers Association. Over 25 years in bookselling have fuelled his passion for books and bookshops. He believes that collaboration between publishers, authors and booksellers can improve our industry, generate meaningful jobs, and change lives through the transformative powers of literature.
Recent Small Press News
The Book of the Year Award 2020: Winner Announcement
The Small Press Network is honoured to announce the winner of the 2020 Book of the Year Award is Forgotten Corners: Essays in Search of an Island’s Soul by Pete Hay, published by Walleah Press. The Book of Year Award aims to recognise some of the most ground-breaking books being produced by independent publishers today. […]November 2020
The Book of the Year Award 2020: Shortlist Announcement
The Small Press Network is honoured to announce the shortlist for the inaugural Book of the Year Award. The Book of Year Award marks a new direction for the Small Press Network and its membership. It aims to recognise and award some of the most significant and ground-breaking books being published by local independent publishers […]November 2020
On Book Design
Interviews by Katie Fridman, compiled and edited by Gladys Serugga — There are many elements that make up a great book, from the charismatic best friend of the main character, to the descriptive language that creates a setting vivid enough to paint real life on the canvas of our minds. But while the essence of […]