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Fremantle Press is pleased to announce that entries for the $20,000 Fogarty Literary Award will open on Monday 15 March 2021

For the second time, the Fogarty Foundation will partner with Fremantle Press to provide one of Australia’s most significant literary prizes for young writers. The Fogarty Literary Award is a biennial prize awarded to an unpublished manuscript by a Western Australian author aged between 18 and 35 for a work of fiction, narrative non-fiction or young adult fiction. The winner receives a cash prize of $20,000 and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press.

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What do Dave Warner, Sherlock Holmes and defrosted guinea pigs all have in common? They're all a part of our next Facebook Live event!

Fans of crime fiction, this is your night! Fremantle Press invites you to join Dave Warner and Dani Vee from Words and Nerds Podcast for the second episode of our new online crime series: A Shot in the Dark. From 5.00 pm AWST / 8 pm AEST on Wednesday 7 October 2020, they'll be live on Facebook for a book club chat about Dave's new book Over My Dead Body.

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It takes a special kind of author to look death in the face and write about it with humanity, clarity and compassion; Stella Budrikis is such an author

In the first decade of the twentieth century, the Alice Mitchell murder trial gripped the city of Perth and the Australian nation. Stella Budrikis’s book, The Edward Street Baby Farm, retraces this infamous tragedy – a tragedy that ultimately led to legislative changes in order to better protect children's welfare. In this interview, Fremantle Press Publisher Georgia Richter asks the author to take us through the writing process and research methods behind this book.

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Crow Books helps debut author raise money for 100 Women at the launch of Small Steps: A Physio in Ethiopia

Small Steps: A Physio in Ethiopia by Julie Sprigg will be launched by fellow Fremantle Press non-fiction writer Anne-Louise Willoughby at 6.30 pm on Thursday 10 September at the Balmoral Hotel. Supported by Crow Books, Julie, who is based in Victoria Park, will use the event as an opportunity to raise money for the not-for-profit organisation 100 Women. The $5 cover charge will be donated to the organisation, which has a mission to help everyday people create a world where women and girls can live safely and have access to health, education and economic freedom.

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How do you face Father's Day without your dad? Jon Doust, author of the One Boy’s Journey to Man series, tells a story about his father, Stanley, and the gifts Stan left his sons

I met a bloke last week who said his father died 20 years ago and he had never got over it. My father died in 2002 and I can still hear him telling me how to remove the ceiling fan in the bathroom. I’d done it a couple of times before and I was over 50 years old, but that didn’t make any difference. As far as he was concerned I was still ‘bloody hopeless’.

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