Debut authors Tom McKendrick and Elliot Langdon are set to celebrate the release of their new book Built Perthwith an event at the City of Perth Library on Monday 2 September. Author, journalist and broadcaster Anne-Louise Willoughby will lead a robust discussion on the history and art of Perth’s architecture – a discussion that will encourage Western Australians to reassess the value of our built environment.
Fremantle Press author and City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award winner Madelaine Dickie is on a winning streak. She was the only Western Australian writer to receive a Copyright Agency grant this year and has secured a writing residency in Mexico.
Look what we got in the post today! It’s the Slovenian edition of The Hole Story by Kelly Canby. Reading the back cover blurb I can see it’s peppered with carons, also known as inverted circumflexes or inverted hats, which are used to change the way the letter is pronounced.
From the death of old-growth trees at Beeliar Wetlands to securing the seeds of potential trees at Kings Park, her work holds both anticipatory grief and hope for the future. In this episode of the Fremantle Press Podcast, Nandi speaks to Holden Sheppard about her very special brand of peripatetic creativity, which has led to her latest poetry collection, The Future Keepers.
In this episode of the Fremantle Press podcast, poet Caitlin Maling chats to Holden Sheppard about her new collection, Fish Song, which celebrates the beautiful coastline of Western Australia and the people and creatures that live on it.
Each year, the History Teachers' Association of Victoria (HTAV) organises a Historical Fiction Competition that asks Year 5–10 students to create stories based on historical events and people. Students can write about any period of history as long as the entry has a convincing setting that is historically correct in time and place.