Category: News


Girls’ Night In: 10th Anniversary e-book

Entertainment section of The Sydney Morning Herald, features a story on Jessica Adams, Girls’ Night In anthologies and the release of the 10th Anniversary Collection, e-book. A prediction of heartache and happiness in turn became a publishing sensation, while raising more than $3.5 million for charity. When author and astrologer Jessica Adams first met Chris


Wendy Harmer will pose for the War Child calendar

ROLLICKING media identity Wendy Harmer has rashly vowed to pose naked for a calendar to raise funds for the War Child charity, which as the name suggests, helps children affected by some of the world’s most fearful war zones. Click here for the full feature on The Daily Telegraph, published December 10, 2014.  



  The Launch Party, Summer 2000 I remember very well the night we came up with the idea for Girls’ Night In. I was at the Groucho Club with Fiona Walker. We had been talking about how much competition there was in the chick lit world and were wondering if we might harness some of



  They called it Chick Lit but it was so much more than that. Over 15 years, the Lit Chicks (and their male counterparts, like Mike Gayle and Nick Earls, in Lad Lit Land) raised enough money to fund a bakery in Afghanistan, a girls’ school in Rwanda and so much more. There are young


War Child in Syria

Into its third year of breaking the Laws of War – and every grave violation of children’s rights – another tipping point has presented itself in the Syria conflict. The Law of War states that all parties to conflict must distinguish between combatants and civilians at all times. There can be no stronger flouting of this law than the


Kinshasa 2013 – How Kids’ Night In Helps

The Kids’ Night In series, the ‘little sister’ spin-off from Girls’ Night In,  supported by some of the biggest names in children’s books including J.K.Rowling and Jacqueline Wilson, continues to fund War Child projects with every royalty cheque that arrives from HarperCollins and Puffin, among its international publishers. One of these projects is in the

Girls’ Night In Digital Edition 2014

Pictured above (left) is bestselling author Carole Matthews, who together with Chris Manby (right) joined Lauren Henderson and Sarah Mlynowski in editing two American editions in the Girls’ Night In series. In 2014, HarperCollins UK and Penguin Australia will release new digital versions of stories from the bestselling Girls’ Night In series, continuing to raise funds for

War Child Music

If you love the books, why not buy the music as well? In 2013, War Child celebrated its 20th anniversary with the release of ‘War Child 20: Best Of’. To mark the anniversary the charity was presented with the first Special Recognition Award at the BRIT Awards. Paul McCartney features on the album twice; firstly as part

Kids’ Night In Launch Events

Kids’ Night In III launches in Australia in the following locations: SYDNEY: Mosman Community Centre on October 1st; LAUNCESTON: Fuller’s Launceston October 23rd, HOBART: Fuller’s Hobart October 24th and MELBOURNE: Melbourne State Library October 30th