Australian Ambassador to the United States Kim C. Beazley (MP) has recorded the audio version of his father’s memoir Father of the House for the Association for the Blind – Guide Dogs WA.

Illustrator and Botanist Ellen Hickman was one of just 13 Western Australians to be awarded a Churchill Fellowship last week.

Time travel enthusiasts! Join award-winning West Australian Science Fiction Authors as they discuss the great authors and films that define the theories of time travel and time machines.

Subiaco-based businesses iFish Films and Kitchen Witch generously donated their time and equipment for a short film featuring Emmanuel Mollois.

Botanical artist Ellen Hickman won the Wilderness Society’s Best Picture Book Award for Tuart Dwellers on 5 June 2009.

Award-winning pastry chef and author Emmanuel Mollois will visit Swanbourne Primary School to teach children the art of food appreciation on Friday 15 May.

Author of the Hal Spacejock series Simon Haynes has been shortlisted for his third science fiction award in 2009.

Kitchen Witch in Subiaco announced a new series of cooking classes featuring Fremantle Press author Emmanuel Mollois this week.

What has your previous writing experience been? I’ve had two children’s books published, Magpie Mischief and Magwheel Madness.

Allyson (Ally) Crimp started on the Fremantle Press design desk this month. She replaces Tracey Gibbs who will continue to work as a freelance art director and illustrator for Fremantle Press while running her own design company.

The complete Hal Spacejock series is now available online for less than twenty Australian dollars.

Chris Pash, author of The Last Whale, will return to the English-speaking world’s last whaling station this month for a reunion of ex-whalers to mark the 30-year anniversary of the end of whaling in Australia.

Over 180 people joined author Janda Gooding and members of the Botanical Artists Group for the launch of Brush with Gondwana on Thursday 6 November.