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
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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
How did you become interested in becoming an illustrator?
I was always interested. For as long as I can remember I’ve been into drawing. My mum enrolled me in art classes when I was five or six, and that was it, really. I did oil painting and went sketching outdoors, that kind of thing. When I left school I knew I’d study art at university – there was really no question of doing anything else.
Fremantle Press author Alice Nelson will be presented with an award for best young Australian novelist at the Sydney Writers Festival this week.Read more