On April 29, bestselling Perth author Liz Byrski unveiled her latest memoir, In Love and War: nursing heroes. Powerful and personal, In Love and War explores the lives of nurses working in a small Sussex town in the wake of the Battle of Britain.
The Last Viking Returns is a finalist in the 2014 Aurealis Awards. The popular children’s book, written by Norman Jorgensen and illustrated by James Foley, is one of six titles shortlisted in the Best Children’s Fiction category.
Madelaine Dickie is the winner of the City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award. The 28-year-old Broome resident won the award for her manuscript Troppo, a work of fiction focusing on Australia’s relationship with Indonesia.
Over 120 people dragged themselves away from a Dockers home game to attend the launch of Bad Seed by Alan Carter at New Edition Bookshop this month. It was a great celebration for the third book in the Cato Kwong series and one which coincided with the launch of Alan’s Prime Cut in Germany.