The Fogarty Literary Award

Libby Book Club for WA: Brooke Dunnell

   July 17, 2024
   7.00pm—8.00pm
   Zoom

Last Best Chance is the perfect choice for book club members seeking material relating to motherhood and the emotional journey of fertility.

Events

Brooke Dunnell in conversation with Tess Woods for Love to Read Local Week

   June 9, 2024
   11.00am—12.00pm
   Peter Cowan Writers Centre

Join Brooke Dunnell as she speaks with Tess Woods about her latest novel, Last Best Chance.

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Love to Read Local Week with Amanda Curtin and Rebecca Higgie

   June 8, 2024
   1.00pm—2.00pm
   Guildford Town Hall

Celebrate Love to Read Local Week with Amanda Curtin and Rebecca Higgie as they discuss the intersections of story and place in relation to their writing with host Bianca Breen.

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Love to Read Local Week with Alexander Thorpe

   June 4, 2024
   12.00pm—2.00pm
   Mandurah Library

Mandurah Libraries are hosting a series of author events and workshops to celebrate this year’s Love to Read Local Week and you’re invited!

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Love to Read Local Week: Introduction to Creative Writing with Josephine Taylor

   June 7, 2024
   10.00am—1.00pm
   Mandurah Library

Mandurah Libraries are hosting a series of author events and workshops to celebrate this year’s Love to Read Local Week and you’re invited!

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Love to Read Local Week with Julia Lawrinson

   June 13, 2024
   12.00pm—2.00pm
   Mandurah Library

Mandurah Libraries are hosting a series of author events and workshops to celebrate this year’s Love to Read Local Week and you’re invited!

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Love to Read Local Week: Character and Dialogue with Brooke Dunnell

   June 20, 2024
   10.00am—1.00pm
   Mandurah Library

Mandurah Libraries are hosting a series of author events and workshops to celebrate this year’s Love to Read Local Week and you’re invited!

Djinang Bonar: Seeing Seasons by Ebony Froome and Leanne Zilm takes readers through the six Noongar seasons and is a wonderful way to learn some Noongar language. Listen to Ebony read the story in Noongar.

The Children’s Book Council of Australia’s 2024 Book of the Year Awards shortlist has been announced with Timeless by Kelly Canby taking its place alongside five other titles in the picture book category. Entries in this category are for outstanding books of the picture book genre in which the author and illustrator achieve artistic and […]

An Unexpected Party, co-published by Get YA Words Out and edited by Seth Malacari, has been shortlisted in the Best Anthology category of the Aurealis Awards.

Fremantle Press is in the running to receive a prestigious Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publisher of the Year in the Oceania Region. The prize celebrates publishing innovation and creative editorial curation for books published in the previous year. Fremantle Press children’s publisher Cate Sutherland said she was honoured to see her list gaining […]

Events

Author talk: Dawn Mauldon

   June 19, 2024
   6.30pm—7.30pm
   Avid Reader, Brisbane

Join Dawn Mauldon at Avid Reader, Brisbane as she discusses her memoir, Unheard Voices, accompanied by AUSLAN interpreter Daniel Hately.

Enjoy a storytime with Katie Stewart as she reads her new picture book When I Can Fly. About the book Little Boobook is obsessed with the idea of going to the city. He promises himself that as soon as he learns to fly, he’ll set off on his adventure. The city, however, is not what […]

Meet Emma Young, a former bookseller turned journalist and novelist, and her novel The Disorganisation of Celia Stone. The Disorganisation of Celia Stone is an engaging snapshot of the contemporary experience familiar to many women managing anxiety and unrealistic expectations. It follows Celia Stone, the ultimate hyper-organised, journal-obsessed thirty-something with a life that is perfectly […]

To celebrate the release of Chenée Marrapodi‘s debut novel, One Wrong Turn, one lucky person will get the chance to win a copy of the book and a double pass to WA Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker by showing off their best dance moves.

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'One Wrong Turn bookcover'

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Inspired by Chenée Marrapodi’s debut junior fiction novel, One Wrong Turn, get ready to put your best foot forward with these activity sheets.

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'Famous, infamous or fictional?'

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Fremantle Press is offering booksellers 20 free books for every 20 new crime releases stocked, plus free merchandise and online advertising when they take part in this year’s Two for One deal – one new release title and a backlist title.

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'Crime promotion order form'

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In Nedingar: Ancestors by Isobel Bevis and Leanne Zilm, the main character says ‘Ngaangk, ngany koodakarn djinang nganyang nedingar wer kaadatj baalabany’, or ,‘Please Mum, I want to meet my Ancestors and know who they are’. What do you think her answer was? To find out, listen to Isobel reading from her book. Then download […]

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'Identify the missing Noongar words'

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Nedingar: Ancestors by Isobel Bevis and Leanne Zilm is a lyrical, dual language picture book that celebrates the beauty of Country and family. Listen to Isobel read the story in Noongar.

Introducing an exciting new voice in Australian fiction: Molly Schmidt, winner of the 2022 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award. Salt River Road is a compelling coming-of-age novel about grief and healing set in a small town in the 1970s. Watch this video to learn more about Molly’s story and the work she did with supervisors Dr Brett […]

Events

Celebrate the launch of Breaking Pointe

   July 6, 2024
   10.30am—12.00pm
   Subiaco Library

Dance along to Subiaco Library to celebrate the release of Breaking Pointe, the sequel to One Wrong Turn by local author Chenée Marrapodi.

The beloved Great Big Book Club event is back and this year it’s bigger and better than ever – with not one but five events for you to attend!

The Last Light Horse by Dianne Wolfer and Backyard Beasties by Helen Milroy have been recognised as Notable Books in their respective categories in the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year Awards. Backyard Beasties is a Notable book in the Early Childhood category. Both written and illustrated by Professor Helen Milroy – […]