Events

2021 Fremantle Press Great Big Book Launch

   October 21, 2021
   6.00pm—8.00pm
   Fremantle Arts Centre

Join us at Fremantle Arts Centre for an evening beneath the Milky Way celebrating the superstars of local literature as we launch 19 new books and commemorate 45 years of publishing. Hosted by Deb Fitzpatrick and Yuot A. Alaak, the night will feature talented local authors and artists Alex Forrest, Aśka, Cristy Burne, David Allan-Petale, […]

I always love listening in to Josephine Taylor sharing her abundance of knowledge with enthusiasm and candour. I recently watched her chat to Fremantle Press publisher Georgia Richter on ‘Writing for History’ at the Great Big Book Club. The two spoke about vulvodynia, the central topic of Josephine’s novel, Eye of a Rook, history’s shunning […]

Round up your book clubs, switch off Netflix and get set to tune in to the 2021 A Shot in the Dark series. Fremantle Press has a smorgasbord of new and established crime writers to stream live into the comfort of your living room.

Fans of crime fiction, if you missed the live edition of the Fremantle Press online crime series: A Shot in the Dark, you haven’t missed out entirely.

Whether you’re a published writer, an aspiring author, or just interested in a behind-the-scenes look at the business of publishing, you won’t want to miss stepping into the shoes of authors, publishers and booksellers at the Business of Being a Writer seminar on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Marketing and Communications Manager Claire Miller has been dreaming of a Fremantle Press Commemorative Sausage ever since the company’s fortieth anniversary party in 2016. Now a local butcher has made her dream come true.

Pitching a manuscript is the first step towards being published. It can be difficult, however, for new authors to promote themselves and their stories. As part of the Four Centres Emerging Writers Program, Fremantle Press hosted a pitching workshop on Friday 22 February.

With help from the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, more than fifty new and emerging Western Australian authors will have the opportunity to network with festival directors, event programmers, librarians and booksellers at the annual Fremantle Press Perth Festival Writers Week Breakfast.

After selling out in less than 48 hours, the City of Melville and Fremantle Press Great Big Book Club Tea Party was packed to capacity on Sunday 21 October at A.H. Bracks Library in Melville.

City of Melville residents Liz Byrski, Ambelin Kwaymullina and Brendan Ritchie are our inaugural Great Big Book Club Tea Party reading ambassadors. The three authors have expressed their excitement about taking on the task of promoting the benefits of reading to local audiences.

Fremantle Press and the City of Melville are pleased to announce a new community partnership to host the Great Big Book Club Tea Party on Sunday, 21 October.

Last weekend, before the agony and the ecstasy of the Western Derby, Fremantle Press celebrated the launch of Derby: WA Footy Fans on the Game’s Greatest Rivalry by David Whish-Wilson and Sean Gorman.

Tim Parish will be helping us launch Lily in the Mirror by Paula Hayes at 10.30 am on Saturday 6 August at Paper Bird Children’s Books and Arts.