Norman Jorgensen and James Foley’s The Last Viking Returns has won the Hoffman Award, an award given to the highest ranked creators in the West Australian Young Readers’ Book Awards. This is the third win for Jorgensen and the second for Foley.
Caitlin Maling has won the Dorothy Hewett Flagship Fellowship for her forthcoming poetry collection Us Girls. The fellowship is awarded for poetry of outstanding quality, in memory of Dorothy Hewett – a poet also published by Fremantle Press.
Fremantle Press extends its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Ian Templeman, who passed away yesterday. Along with the late Terry Owen, Fremantle Press owes its existence to Ian’s vision for an independent publishing house that would provide greater publication opportunities for writers living and working in Western Australia.
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