It has been a glittering awards season for Fremantle Press. Norman Jorgensen and James Foley, the creative team behind The Last Viking, have made it to the shortlist of five awards – the most recent being a Children’s Book Council of Australia Award and an Aurealis Award for Science Fiction (alongside The Waterboys by Peter Docker).
Fremantle Press and Australian literature lost a champion and great friend with the passing of Professor Bruce Bennett on 14 April. Bruce was a founding member of the Fremantle Press board and passionate supporter of our program from its inception.
Fremantle Press sends its condolences to the family and friends of Alice Smith. Alice was the co-author of Under a Bilari Tree I Born; a moving autobiographical story of her life as an Aboriginal woman living on stations in and around the West Pilbara.