Out of Time by Steve Hawke is a powerful, and sometimes confronting, novel that explores ageing, mental illness and what a diagnosis – or impending diagnosis – can mean for the sufferer, their family and friends.
Anne-Louise Willoughby is the author of Nora Heysen: A Portrait. She gave a presentation on Nora Heysen in Melbourne on Sunday 10 March as part of NGV Australia’s launch of its new major exhibition Hans and Nora Heysen Two Generations of Australian Art.
Cato Kwong is back, and in Heaven Sent, the fourth in the hugely popular series, he’s dealing with a killer who has a very personal vendetta. Award-winning crime writer Alan Carter chats to Jen Bowden about strong female characters, homelessness and keeping it local in the latest episode of the Fremantle Press Podcast.
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.
As an arts student and volunteer editor for Underground Writers, Kate took a particular interest in exploring The Valley by Steve Hawke. A Bachelor of Arts student with a double major in English and Writing, this is Kate’s first podcast for Fremantle Press.
The Valley, Steve Hawke's stunning novel, sweeps across four generations of one family, who have lived hidden away, deep in a secret valley in the Kimberley. In the fourth episode of the Fremantle Press Podcast series, Kate Lomas Glendenning talks to the author about how the Kimberley landscape inspired him, the difference between writing plays and novels, and how The Valley evolved from an unrelenting 'storyworm'.