It was announced last Thursday, August 27 that Brisbane would be the home of the Australian Institute for the Future of the Book or if:book Australia.
if:book Australia is an international initiative of QLD Writers Centre. It will be the third centre established worldwide (the others in London & New York), dedicated to the exploration of digital literature and will function as a think and do tank, supporting publishers and auhors to access the new ways of reading that are rapidly developing.
The article Reading the Future by Rosemary Sorensen in The Australian is well worth checking out.
Exciting times ahead for the book!