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Publisher Matt Richell's Life To Be Honoured By Scholarship

Posted at 8:09AM Tuesday 15 Jul 2014

A scholarship or foundation benefiting talented Australian authors is to be established in the name of publisher Matt Richell following his death in a surfing accident in Sydney on July 2.

Publisher Hachette Australia has announced plans to honour its former chief executive's ''fierce love of books, his openness and drive for innovation and his unique ability to turn professional relationships into lasting friendships''.

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