Jane Curry reflects on the last 12 years of JCP ahead of the rebrand as Ventura Press

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Jane Curry reflects on the last 12 years of JCP ahead of the rebrand as Ventura Press

As this is the last newsletter as JCP before we relaunch as Ventura, it is a good opportunity to pause and reflect on our first twelve years of independent publishing. I left my good friends [...]

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JCP joins forces with Simon & Schuster Australia to rebrand as Ventura Press

After 12 years of successful publishing, we are delighted to announce JCP will be rebranding as Ventura Press from 1 August 2015. The strategic decision to rebrand celebrates a new trade sales and distribution partnership [...]

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Annemarie Fleming’s Bad Mothers’ Meetings Has Newcastle Writers Festival Laughing Out Loud

On Saturday 21st March, Annemarie Fleming, author of The Collected Minutes of the Bad Mothers’ Meetings, opened the Newcastle Writers Festival and had every person listening laughing out loud with her dry wit, anecdotes, and [...]

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Jane Mathews Writes Guest Valentine’s Day Article

Valentine’s Day Reboot by Jane Mathews Year after year, on the 14th February, regular as clockwork, I would jokingly ask my husband if I’d need to arrange for a semi trailer or maybe a road [...]

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Maria Katsonis Discusses The Good Greek Girl on Get Cereal

When you help an author bring  a story into this world, for everyone to see, there is nothing more satisfying than seeing and hearing the great response from the public. Maria Katsonis continues to tear [...]

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Maria Katsonis Breaks Out With Memoir The Good Greek Girl

  “In the space of five years, I went from graduating at Harvard to becoming a psych patient. I overcame the stranglehold of depression and chose not to die. Instead, I embraced life only to [...]

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Harrison Young’s Submission Review by Kerryn Goldsworthy, SMH

In Monday’s SMH, Kerryn Goldsworthy wrote a review of Harrison Young’s second novel, Submission, as 1 of the 3 books chosen as her Pick of the Week. In the review, Goldsworthy writes: Melbourne’s Harrison Young [...]

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Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2014 Wrap Up

The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2014 were held last night at the National Gallery of Victoria to honour and recognise excellence in Australian literature, and has done since 2008. In that time 137 books have [...]

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Jane Curry Reflects on 2014 and the New Normal in 2015

THE NEW NORMAL To quote the inspiring Gail Kelly of Westpac: 2014 saw the book business settle into our industry’s version of the new normal. We have survived the turbulent years of closing book shops, the [...]

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The JCP Summer Ready Reading Guide

The weather is warming up and your reading list should be too. From stunning children’s picture books to touching memoirs and inspiring how-to’s, JCP has your summer reading covered. Get Back to Bush with River [...]

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