Craig Silvey’s debut novel, Rhubarb, is a masterclass in writing from an author who was named in the Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelists list in 2005 and again in 2010 for his novel Jasper Jones.
Whether you’re a published writer, an aspiring author, or just interested in a behind-the-scenes look at the business of publishing, you won’t want to miss stepping into the shoes of authors, publishers and booksellers at the Business of Being a Writer seminar on Saturday 22 February 2020.
If you were at Booktoberfest™ at Fremantle Arts Centre two weeks ago, you will already know that Megan Anderson’s Word of Dog took the proverbial sausage and stole the show, also garnering the top spot as the highest selling book of the evening. But, if you missed it, there’s no need to whine! There are still plenty of chances to get your paws on a copy while meeting the author and artist at her Word of Dog exhibitions – featuring artworks from the book – in Fremantle and Albany.
When it comes to creativity, often the best inspiration can be found in the world around us; in nature and humanity and the wonders of space. Both literature and science can help us understand who we are and where we fit in, and when the two are combined, well, that’s where magic can happen.
Marketing and Communications Manager Claire Miller has been dreaming of a Fremantle Press Commemorative Sausage ever since the company’s fortieth anniversary party in 2016. Now a local butcher has made her dream come true.
Fremantle Press author Tracy Farr will land in WA early next month to see her novel The Hope Fault performed at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). She’ll also be doing a number of events in the Perth area in the weeks leading up to and during the show.