Frances Isaac's latest novel Isabel was published in England and released in January, 2017.

Ben Hobson's novel To Become a Whale will be published by Allen & Unwin, to be released in June 2017.

MJT Meijer's book Disregard will be published in eBook and paperback by Crimson Cloak Publishing for world-wide release.

John Ahern’s travel memoir On The Road…With Kids, the winner of the Qld People’s Choice Book of the Year 2015, is to be released in the USA by Trafalgar Square Publishing in May. Movie rights for On The Road…With Kids have recently been purchased by Aquarius Films.

Jane Smith's book Shoot-out at the Rock, the first in her children's historical fiction series Tommy Bell the Bushranger Boy, has been listed in the Children's Book Council of Australia's Notables for 2017.

Mocco Wollert's poem Harem - A Fantasy was published in the March edition of SCOPE, and her two poems City Tree and Brisbane were published in the March edition of The Australia Times. Mocco's poem Nonet - Eaglehawk won second prize in the poetry category of the 2017 Mulga Bill Writing Award at the Eaglehawk Dahlia and Arts Festival.

June Perkins will present at this year's Sandcliffe Writers Festival on the 29th of April. June has also had four of her poems featured on the Australian Children's Poetry blog: The Arts Class, Outback Afternoon, The Caterpillar's Song and First Day.

Ian Grace has published his debut novel Kill Radius as an eBook and in paperback, available through Amazon.

Joanna Barrett's short story The Whites of Her Eyes placed second in the 2017 Mulga Bill Writing Award short story category at the Eaglehawk Dahlia and Arts Festival.

Dimity Powell's picture book The Fix-It Man has been published by Exisle Publishing.

Kathryn Gossow's first novel Cassandra has been published by Odyssey Books.

Rita Lee Chapman has self-published her second book in the Anna Davies Mystery Series, Missing at Sea. This is Rita's fourth self-published book.

Lea Davey has published her second novel Silkworm Secrets, a contemporary fiction set in South-East Queensland.

Mocco Wollert has published The Beating of Wings, with watercolour paintings by Pam Cain.

Cass Moriarty's second novel Parting Words, published by UQP, will be released in August 2017.

Trish Blackwell writing as Patsy Kemp has released her memoir The Drover's Daughter, published by Brolga Publishing, about her family's experiences on the stock routes of Queensland and New South Wales.

Karenlee Thompson's short story collection Flame Tip has been published by Hybrid Publishers, with a foreword from David Walsh.

Laura Elvery has won the 2017 Margaret River Short Story Competition for her story Joiner Bay.

Ian Townsend's new non-fiction book Line of Fire has been published by Fourth Estate (HarperCollins).

Craig Munro has been shortlisted for the 2017 Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship.

Kris Sheather's picture book The Green Goggles was launched at Bundaberg Art Gallery in December.

Bette Guy has had one of her short stories included in Reader's Digest's 100 Word Short Stories collection for 2016.

Jennifer Crane's Fairy Tales was highly commended in the Memoir category of the Scribes Writers 'Short Takes' Prose Competition for 2016, and her short story Backyard of Weeds was also highly commended in the fictional Short Story category.

James Raven published Retaliation, the finale of his Sentinels of Tzurac science fiction trilogy, with CreateSpace as a paperback and an eBook.

Errol Bray's second novel The Quarters published by Clouds of Magellan Press will launch at Avid Reader in West End on 16 March, 2017.

Christine Burgess writing as Kristine Spurling has had her first children's picture book Paco the Pacuna published by D&M Fancy Pastry.

Jo Sandhu's historical children's novel Tarin of the Mammoths: The Exile was published by Penguin Random House.

Mirandi Riwoe's novella The Fish Girl is the joint winner of Seizure's Viva la Novella V prize and will be published in September 2017.

Allison Paterson is a recipient of the May Gibbs Children's Literature Trust's Creative Time Fellowships for 2017, and her latest children's picture book Shearing Time was released in March this year.  

Shannon Horsfall's second picture book Nomax! will be published by HarperCollins in June 2017 and the paperback edition of her first picture book Was Not Me!, also published by HarperCollins, will be released in July 2017.

Anna Daniels' Vogel shortlisted romantic comedy Girl In Between with Allen & Unwin will be launched at Riverbend Books, Bulimba on Thursday 27 April at 6.30pm.

Mocco Wollert's poem Solomon: The Stray Persian was published in the November issue of FAW magazine, Jacaranda was published in Positive Words magazine, and Sometimes I Dream was published in SCOPE February 2017.

The screenplay of James Raven's Terra Major Under Threat, Book 1 of the Sentinels of Tzurac trilogy received the Gold Award in the California Film Awards - Screenplay Competition for 2016.

Fiona Robertson is the recipient of a Katharine Susannah Prichard Fellowship for 2017.

In November 2016 Andrea Gallagher released her first published book, Superstar Grandmas, and sent the second, Mega-rad Grandads, to print (due for release in early 2017).