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A Fortunate Life by A.B. Facey turns 30 on Anzac Day 2011. First published by Fremantle Press and now licensed to Penguin, the bestselling memoir was pulled from the submissions pile by Fremantle Press Commissioning Editor Wendy Jenkins. In this article Wendy remembers what it was like to find a classic Australian story.Read more
What prompted you to change careers and become a writer?
It was partly to do with a coincidence of timing and partly to do with finally being confident enough to pursue a dream.
Goldie Goldbloom will be in Perth for the Perth Writers’ Festival and a special author evening at Christ Church Grammar School on 2 March 2010.Read more
Fremantle Press author Alice Nelson will be presented with an award for best young Australian novelist at the Sydney Writers Festival this week.Read more