Events

Storytime Adventures with the WA Ballet

   May 28, 2022
   11.00am—1.00pm

Dive into the wonderful world of dance through storytelling.

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The Story Pitch at The Literature Centre

   June 26, 2022
   3.45pm—4.30pm
   The Literature Centre

Held as part of this year’s Storyteller Festival, writers of all stages and ages are invited to bring you story ideas to a panel of writers and editors, including Fremantle Press’s very own Cate Sutherland and Kirsty Horton, for a three minute elevator pitch.

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Sharron Booth on The Silence of Water

   May 26, 2022
   6.45pm—8.00pm
   Civic Square Library

Meet Sharron Booth and hear about her first novel, The Silence of Water as she speaks with fellow author, Emily Paull.

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David Whish-Wilson on The Sawdust House

   May 18, 2022
   7.00pm—8.00pm
   Bull Creek Library

Listen to David Whish-Wilson talk about his latest book, The Sawdust House.

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Maria Papas on Skimming Stones

   July 21, 2022
   6.00pm—7.00pm
   City of Vincent Library

Join 2020 City of Fremantle Hungerford award winner, Maria Papas, to hear about her debut novel Skimming Stones.

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Mel Hall on The Little Boat on Trusting Lane

   June 7, 2022
   6.30pm—7.30pm
   City of Perth Library, 573 Hay Street, Perth

Join Mel Hall in conversation with fellow author Brooke Dunnell as she discusses her debut novel, The Little Boat on Trusting Lane, as part of this special event for Love to Read Local Week.

Fremantle Press is delighted to partner with the City of Cockburn’s Success Library to bring you the 2022 Fremantle Press Great Big Book Club on Saturday 23 July. Spend the afternoon among friends and fellow booklovers to discover your new favourite story and meet the author who wrote it. Hosted by Fogarty Award winner Brooke […]

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Only Birds Above with Portland Jones

   May 18, 2022
   5.30pm—6.30pm
   Old Midland Court House

Listen to Portland Jones speak about her new novel, Only Birds Above, at the Old Midland Court House. Portland will be discussing her novels and the process of writing literary historical fiction, and her book will be available to purchase on the night from Dymocks Midland. Only Birds Above is the story of two wars […]

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Celebrate the launch of The Sawdust House with David Whish-Wilson

   April 28, 2022
   6.00pm—8.00pm
   The Chesterfield Lounge, Fremantle

Join David Whish-Wilson as he celebrates the launch of his latest novel, The Sawdust House. Hosted by New Edition, the book will be available to be purchased and signed on the night. Entry is free, light food will be provided and drinks will be available to be purchased from the bar. Bookings are essential and […]

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Celebrate the launch of Everything You Want to See with Kyle Hughes-Odgers

   April 23, 2022
   3.00pm—4.00pm
   Rabble Books, Maylands

Join acclaimed artist and author / illustrator Kyle Hughes-Odgers as he launches his first board book, Everything You Want to See at Rabble Books. There will be a reading of Kyle’s new book, art activities suitable for kids and adults, stickers and hopefully some ripe watermelon from the Rabble garden!

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The Silence of Water with Sharron Booth

   June 16, 2022
   6.00pm—7.00pm
   City of Vincent Library

Join Sharron Booth as she discusses her debut historical fiction novel, The Silence of Water, at the City of Vincent Library. Sharron will be discussing her novel and the writing process, and copies of her book will be available on the night to purchase.

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Yuot A. Alaak: Author talk

   May 4, 2022
   5.30pm—6.30pm
   Old Midland Courthouse

Hear Yuot A. Alaak, author of Father of the Lost Boys, recount his four-year journey from Ethiopia to Sudan and on to the safety of a Kenyan refugee camp. Yuot will be speaking about his experience and his book, which will be available for sale on the night.

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Karen Herbert: Stories on Stage

   April 6, 2022
   7.00pm—8.00pm
   Koorliny Arts Centre, Theatre 2

Join Koorliny Arts Centre for their first Stories on Stage event for 2022 as Karen Herbert, author of The River Mouth, takes to the stage with fellow crime writer Michael Trant, in-conversation with Monique Mulligan. Enjoy supper as you listen to the authors talk about their new crime releases, book deals, and more!

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Portland Jones and Dianne Wolfer: Authors In-Conversation

   April 6, 2022
   6.00pm—7.30pm
   AH Bracks Library + Creative Space

Meet local authors Portland Jones and Dianne Wolfer as they share a conversation about their lives amongst animals and their shared passion for the Light Horse regiment. Copies of their most recent books, Only Birds Above and The Last Light Horse, will be available to purchase on the night from Typeface Books.

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Yuot A. Alaak: Writers in the Library

   April 13, 2022
   12.30pm—2.00pm
   Lakelands Library and Community Centre

Hear Yuot A. Alaak recount his four-year journey from Ethiopia to Sudan and on to the safety of a Kenyan refugee camp during the Second Sudanese Civil War at this Lakelands Library event.

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Alexander Thorpe: Writers in the Library

   May 5, 2022
   12.30pm—2.00pm
   Falcon e-Library and Community Centre

Join Alexander Thorpe as he discusses his debut novel, Death Leaves the Station, at this free event.

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The Next Big Thing: Known Unknowns Edition

   April 11, 2022
   6.30pm—12.00am
   The Moat, Melbourne

The Wheeler Centre are hosting The Next Big Thing: Known Unknowns Edition on Monday 11 April, and you’re invited. Join five incredible emerging and debut writers, including Zena Cumpston one of the contributors of Unlimited Futures, as they take you to uncanny planes of uncertainty and unfixed possibility. If you like the sound of any of […]

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Rafeif Ismail on Unlimited Futures

   April 6, 2022
   10.00am—11.30am
   City of Vincent Library

Join editor Rafeif Ismail at the City of Vincent Library to hear about Unlimited Futures, an anthology of speculative, visionary fiction from 21 emerging and established First Nations and Black writers which reflects visionary pasts, hopeful futures and the invisible ties between First Nations people and People of Colour. This event is free to attend, […]

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 […]

Small Steps: A Physio in Ethiopia by Julie Sprigg will be launched by fellow Fremantle Press non-fiction writer Anne-Louise Willoughby at 6.30 pm on Thursday 10 September at the Balmoral Hotel. Supported by Crow Books, Julie, who is based in Victoria Park, will use the event as an opportunity to raise money for the not-for-profit […]

Head down to the City of Perth Library from now until 18 October for an amazing exhibition by our children’s and YA authors. The exhibit will showcase the inspiration, draft notes and illustrations, artworks and more behind their books.

It’s Refugee Week and author of Father of the Lost Boys Yuot A. Alaak is celebrating by using the launch for his memoir to raise money for his new charitable foundation. Yuot has established the Ajang Alaak Foundation in his dad’s honour to help promote education, especially among vulnerable girls, both in Australia and in […]

We’re so excited to be a part of the Fremantle Book Club. As publishers, we have the privilege of working alongside new and emerging Western Australian authors every day, but what we don’t always get the chance to do is to hang out with WA readers. That’s why our first Fremantle Press Book Club get-together […]