The complete Hal Spacejock series is now available online for less than twenty Australian dollars.Read more
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The Last Sky by Alice Nelson is one of six books on this year’s short list for the Barbara Jefferis Award.Read more
The Association for the Blind of WA will make its first commercial foray into audio book publication using Fremantle Press books.Read more
Tell us about Consuming Pleasures
Consuming Pleasures is a book about the history and politics of drug use. The broader political issue that it investigates is the rationale for drug prohibition.
Q&A with Barbara Temperton, poet and author of Southern Edge
When did you start writing?
Around the age of six, when I finally got hand, pen and paper coordinated: I stole loose-leaf paper from the public toilets at the Port Hedland swimming pool, needle and thread from my mother’s sewing box, and took refuge in the cubby house in our back yard to make my “books”.
Destroying Avalon, the first Australian novel to tackle the cyber-bullying phenomenon, is one step closer to becoming a film.Read more
Western Australian author Simon Haynes has been short listed for a national Aurealis award for Hal Spacejock: No Free Lunch (Fremantle Press). Haynes’ story is one of five recognized in the category of best science fiction novel.Read more