Guten tag! Join me, Holden Sheppard, at the Fremantle Press Great Big Booktoberfest Read for a night of books, brass, bratwurst and beer

This is your invitation to the launch of my City of Fremantle Hungerford Award winning book, Invisible Boys, where I’ll be joined by fellow writers and artists from the Fremantle Press family.


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Don your best lederhosen for a relaxed evening of music from the City of Perth Brass Band and readings by your favourite local authors as they, too, launch their new books: Word of Dog by Megan Anderson, Antarctica by Moira CourtOut of Time by Steve Hawke, Maddie in the Middle by Julia Lawrinson, Wombat, Mudlark and Other Stories by Helen Milroy, Nikulinsky Unfolded: Xanthorrhoea by Philippa Nikulinsky, The Lost Stone of SkyCity by HM Waugh, True West by David Whish-Wilson and Nora Heysen: A Portrait by Anne-Louise Willoughby.

Can’t wait to see you there.

Auf wiedersehen,


Refreshments: Bratwurst (and vegan food options), soft drinks and beer will be available to purchase on the night, or feel free to bring your own picnic.

All ages: This event is family friendly, with all the children’s book writers on stage early for your little ones.

When: Thursday 24 October, 6pm.

Where: Fremantle Arts Centre.

Tickets: Free.

Proudly sponsored by The City of Fremantle, Fremantle Arts Centre and City of Perth Band.



Booktoberfest™ is used with the permission of Booktopia.

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