A small publisher's decision to stop entering its books for awards has revealed how expensive and cumbersome the prize system is – and that most prizes don't boost book sales.
Rob Moran "One helps cure cancer, the other inflates my already oversized ego. The choice is clear,” he wrote on Facebook.
Michael Idato The Melbourne actor missed his Emmy win because he was filming in London.
Michael Idato Kimmel's previous gigs have included the Emmys, Espys and American Music Awards.
Mark Thomas We will never see the like of this book again; leaders no longer have the patience, passion or attention.
Garry Maddox The comic told her agent she had been cheated on in real life to win the part.
Karl Quinn It's hard to know which is more shocking: what Bernardo Bertolucci said, or the fact it took the world almost four years to notice. But notice it most certainly has.
Sarah Thomas The first trailer is out for adventure-thriller The Mummy, features numerous extreme stunts, explosions and fast-paced feats.
Amy Martin Shaun Devitt has never had a more confronting and intense experience than the one he had filming Ice: The Scourge of Regional Australia.
Jason Steger The Melbourne memoirist, poet and now children's author Maxine Beneba Clarke has racked up two shortlistings in the VPL awards.