As an arts student and volunteer editor for Underground Writers, Kate took a particular interest in exploring The Valley by Steve Hawke. A Bachelor of Arts student with a double major in English and Writing, this is Kate’s first podcast for Fremantle Press.
The Valley, Steve Hawke's stunning novel, sweeps across four generations of one family, who have lived hidden away, deep in a secret valley in the Kimberley. In the fourth episode of the Fremantle Press Podcast series, Kate Lomas Glendenning talks to the author about how the Kimberley landscape inspired him, the difference between writing plays and novels, and how The Valley evolved from an unrelenting 'storyworm'.
We’re just one month away from the start of National Novel Writing Month (#NaNoWriMo) where thousands of emerging writers across the world take part in a challenge to write a 50,000 word novel between 1 and 30 November.
What’s your favourite book and which cocktail would you serve along with it? With the Great Big Book Club Tea Party just around the corner, Afternoons with Harvey Beam author Carrie Cox tells us a bit about why she wrote her entire book in a library, and which cocktail she’d serve to her book club guests.
Award-winning children’s author James Foley will kick-off a tour of Sydney and Melbourne on 24-Hour Comics Day on Saturday 6 October and end it at Kids Book Fest in Fitzroy on Saturday 13 October. In between he’ll be in bookstores teaching kids how to make their own comic creations while launching his latest book Gastronauts.
If you were an author and you found a hole in the front cover of your book – you’d be alarmed rather than excited right? That’s not the case with the wonderful Kelly Canby, who was delighted to find a die cut hole smack bang in the middle of the Korean language edition of her latest book.
Yuot Alaak, Zoe Deleuil, Alan Fyfe, Holden Sheppard, Julie Sprigg and Trish Versteegen are in the running for $12,000 in prize money from the City of Fremantle and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press. The six new Western Australian writers are shortlisted for the 2018 City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award.