I was going to be a writer when I grew up. That belief forged my identity from the age of six, when I won the Keilor City Library short story competition with a priggish moral tale called ‘The Rabbit Who Loved Smoking’.
Spoiler alert! Listening to this podcast will endow you with the ‘very mild superpower’* of being able to pick who the murderer is in on-screen crime dramas. In this episode, Holden Sheppard speaks to crime writer Dave Warner about his new book River of Salt and Dave spills the beans on his fool-proof method of how to know ‘whodunnit’.
In this episode of the Fremantle Press Podcast, Holden Sheppard speaks to Anne-Louise Willoughby about her biography of Australia’s first official female war artist and first female Archibald Prize winner, Nora Heysen: A Portrait.
Are you a young writer looking to enhance your career and win a nice pot of prize money in the process? Look no further. WA-based writer and editor Jess Gately explains what entering the Fogarty Literary Award could do for you.
This month you can catch fiction and narrative non-fiction publisher Georgia Richter and marketing and communications manager Claire Miller at an event at AH Bracks Library in Melville called ‘So, you want to be an author?’.
Have you ever wondered what you could be doing right now to build your author profile? Even if you’re an unpublished author working on your first manuscript, setting aside some time to work on your promotion will always hold you in good stead throughout your career.
Submissions for the inaugural Fogarty Literary Award are now open. One of Australia’s richest literary awards for young writers, the Fogarty Literary Award is a biennial prize awarded to an unpublished manuscript by a Western Australian author aged between 18 and 35 for a work of fiction, narrative non-fiction or young adult fiction. The winner receives a cash prize of $20,000 and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press.