Fremantle Press author Jacqueline Wright was left ‘gobsmacked’ for the second time in a fortnight today after being longlisted for the 2013 Dobbie Literary Award. This comes just days after scoring a gong on the Miles Franklin longlist.

City Beach resident Martin Chambers said he is ecstatic to receive a book contract from Fremantle Press after coming runner-up for the T.A.G. Hungerford award.

Prime Cut by crime writer Alan Carter has won theBest First Fiction category of the 2011 Ned Kelly Awards.

Fremantle Press author Goldie Goldbloom has picked up another award in the United States for her first novel The Paperbark Shoe (known in the States as Toads’ Museum of Freaks and Wonders).

Get to know a little more about Goldie Goldbloom.

A Fortunate Life by A.B. Facey turns 30 on Anzac Day 2011. First published by Fremantle Press and now licensed to Penguin, the bestselling memoir was pulled from the submissions pile by Fremantle Press Commissioning Editor Wendy Jenkins. In this article Wendy remembers what it was like to find a classic Australian story.

Debut novelist Alan Carter talks about crime writing and his new book Prime Cut.

What prompted you to change careers and become a writer? It was partly to do with a coincidence of timing and partly to do with finally being confident enough to pursue a dream.

Ron Elliott discusses his version of ‘the great Australian novel’ and the journey both he and his characters went on to tell the story of Spinner.

New Fremantle Press crime writer, Alan Carter, was shortlisted for the United Kingdom’s prestigious CWA Debut Dagger Award in 2010.

Boy on a Wire by Jon Doust has been long listed for a 2010 Miles Franklin Award.

Goldie Goldbloom will be in Perth for the Perth Writers’ Festival and a special author evening at Christ Church Grammar School on 2 March 2010.

Fremantle Press author Alice Nelson will be presented with an award for best young Australian novelist at the Sydney Writers Festival this week.

Director and Theatre Studies Lecturer at Notre Dame University Gabrielle Metcalf will launch The Bookshop on Jacaranda Street by Marlish Glorie at Dymocks Fremantle on Friday 8 May.

( If Jon were launching a book that I had penned I’m sure he wouldn’t have a speech prepared. He’d fly by the seat of his pants, coz thats what he does.. But I am a good Aquinas boy and we dont fly by the seat of our pants. )

I was born into a community whose preferred method of living with Aboriginal people was apartheid.

The Last Sky by Alice Nelson is one of six books on this year’s short list for the Barbara Jefferis Award.

Hanifa Deen author of Caravanserai will launch her latest release, The Jihad Seminar with Barney Zwartz, Religion Editor for The Age at Melbourne University this Wednesday 6 August.