March 16, 2010
writingWA announced today that in 2010 it will match New Edition Bookshop’s $6,000 investment and raise the T.A.G. Hungerford Award prize money to a total of $12,000.
February 1, 2010
For the second year in a row, a Fremantle Press author will be taking up a writing residency courtesy of the May Gibbs Creative Time Residential Fellowships program.
November 24, 2009
Norman Jorgensen won a Western Australian Young Readers’ Book Award for his novel
. Jack’s Island Read more
October 16, 2009
Bawoo Stories author May O’Brien has won the 2009 Deadly Award for Outstanding Achievement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Education. Read more
October 5, 2009
by author Dianne Wolfer and illustrator Brian Simmonds has been short listed for a New South Wales Premier’s History Award worth $15,000. It was one of four books to make the short list for the Young People’s History Prize. Lighthouse Girl Read more
August 18, 2009
Six talented poets made the shortlist for
Shorelines 2, a collection of works by emerging poets to be published by Fremantle Press in 2010. Read more
August 18, 2009
The Last Whale by Chris Pash was one of four books to make the shortlist for the 2009 Frank Broeze Memorial Maritime History Book Prize. Read more
June 29, 2009
Western Australian author Kate McCaffrey has won the Australian Family Therapists’ Award for Children’s Literature in the Older Readers Category.
May 20, 2009
Fremantle Press author Alice Nelson will be presented with an award for best young Australian novelist at the Sydney Writers Festival this week.