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Read an interview with City of Fremantle T.A.G Hungerford Award shortlisted writer Alan Fyfe plus an extract from his novel Floaters.
Read an interview with City of Fremantle T.A.G Hungerford Award shortlisted writer Holden Sheppard and an extract from his novel Invisible Boys.Read more
Fremantle Press author in running for $50k literary award that celebrates positive and empowering depictions of women
Exmouth author Madelaine Dickie is one of five authors shortlisted for the 2018 Barbara Jefferis Award from the Australian Society of Authors. Her book Troppo joins Libby Angel’s The Trapeze Act, Catherine McKinnon’s Storyland, Jane Rawson’s From the Wreck and Holly Throsby’s Goodwood in being recognised as one of the best Australian novels to depict women and girls in a positive way or which otherwise empowers the status of women and girls in society.Read more
Read an interview with City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award shortlisted writer Julie Sprigg plus an extract from her memoir, Chewing Porridge.
Six writers secure a place on the Hungerford Award shortlist in bumper year of great Western Australian writing
Yuot Alaak, Zoe Deleuil, Alan Fyfe, Holden Sheppard, Julie Sprigg and Trish Versteegen are in the running for $12,000 in prize money from the City of Fremantle and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press. The six new Western Australian writers are shortlisted for the 2018 City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award.Read more
Alan Carter has won the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime for his latest novel Marlborough Man. A sizeable crowd joined Alan in the atrium of The Piano in Christchurch on Saturday night for readings from each of the shortlisted writers before Denise Mina made the announcement. Kept secret right up to the opening of the envelope, winners weren’t tipped off beforehand about the results.Read more
The City of Fremantle has enhanced its reputation as a major supporter of the arts by renewing its sponsorship of one of WA’s most prestigious literary awards.Read more