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The latest update from CEO Jane Fraser.

With Liz Byrski’s In Love and War: Nursing Heroes receiving a warm reception both here and overseas, we are delighted to announce that the book is now available as a print-on-demand title via Ingram Spark UK.

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Fremantle Press launches new website

Fremantle Press launched a new e-commerce website in August. The website has been revamped to include specific sections for teachers and book clubs, while making it easier for customers to engage with authors.

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New venue for After This launch

Due to the overwhelming number of people who have RSVPd to the launch of After This by Alice Nelson we are moving the event to a new venue within the school: Carmel Primary School, 45 Woodrow Avenue, Dianella.

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What is the power and the purpose of profanity?

What difference does it make if the characters in young adult novels swear? From time to time, publishers are contacted by parents or schools who are concerned by the appearance in YA fiction of (to quote an editor of T. S. Eliot) words ending in ‘uck’ or ‘ugger’.

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Fitzpatrick heads to Brisbane

At My Door by Deb Fitzpatrick will be her fifth book, adding a younger age group of 7 to 10 year olds to her existing audience of secondary schools and adults. It’s just one of the works she’ll be talking about as a guest of the Brisbane Writers Festival in September 2015.

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On a Small Island exhibition

On a Small Island by Kyle Hughes-Odgers will be exhibited at The Literature Centre in Fremantle throughout Term 3. Aimed at pre-primary to Year 4 students, schools can book a two-hour interactive workshop within the exhibition, which may involve discussion, prediction, viewing, drama, writing and illustration.

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CEO Says

The latest update from CEO Jane Fraser.

A Fortunate Life by A.B. Facey turned 35 on Anzac Day 2015. First published by Fremantle Press and now licensed to Penguin, the bestselling memoir has gone on to have a long and (need I say it?) ‘fortunate’ life. This week Whoa Flamingo purchased the option for this Aussie classic with a view to producing a new television series.

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