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.