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Authors head east and west

Madelaine Dickie and Annabel Smith are heading to Ubud Writers Festival while Sarah Drummond and Natasha Lester will be at Brisbane Writers Festival. Here are some of the top sessions on offer.

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CEO Says

Darcy Moon has gone purple! This is the new North American cover for Catherine Carvell’s Darcy Moon and the Deep-Fried Frogs – now renamed Darcy Moon and the Aroona Frogs for American audiences. The book was published by Star Bright Books in June.

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New Western Australian book club

Westbooks and the State Library of Western Australia are joining forces to host a new book club focusing on Western Australian authors and stories. We’re excited to announce that Walpole-based author Sarah Drummond will be in Perth for the first session to discuss her latest book, The Sound.

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Going viral versus going off-grid

Moderated by writer, bookseller and blogger Emily Paull this event will feature authors Kate McCaffrey, Brendan Ritchie and Dr Deborah Hunn from Curtin University. The panel will discuss the impact of social media on young people and on their interactions with each other and the world at large.

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Meet the curator of our new picture book exhibition

Carina McPherson is a Community Engagement Officer at the State Library of Western Australia and the curator of our forthcoming picture book exhibition A Sausage Went for a Walk One Day: Celebrating Western Australian picture books and 40 fabulous years of Fremantle Press.

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Fremantle Press at 2016 AWESOME Festival

The 2016 AWESOME Festival is almost here and we are counting down the days! Running throughout the October school holidays, the festival celebrates the world of literature and arts. The program offers a vast array of workshops, seminars, panel discussions, family activities and free events. It is also a wonderful opportunity to meet Fremantle Press authors.

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