The Last Whale by Chris Pash was one of four books to make the shortlist for the 2009 Frank Broeze Memorial Maritime History Book Prize.Read more
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The North American version of In Ecstasy by Kate McCaffrey was nominated for the 2010 American YALSA Quick Picks list for YA Reluctant Readers.Read more
Jan Nicholls, WA Branch President of the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is set to launch Jake’s Gigantic List by Ken Spillman at the State Library of Western Australia on Monday 3 August.
Ex-Fremantle Press and Fremantle Arts Centre employees are continuing to make their mark. Earlier this year the Australian Publishers Association (APA) George Robertson Awards honoured Ian Templeman for more than 30 years outstanding service to the industry. Templeman was responsible for the establishment of Fremantle Arts Centre Press back in 1976.Read more
Since Sorry Day 2009, long-time Fremantle Press author May O’Brien has been conducting workshops in towns across Australia for the proposed National Healing Foundation.Read more