Join us at our annual Fremantle Press Author Showcase for 2023

   November 26, 2023
   Fremantle Arts Centre

Gather your family and friends and join Fremantle Press on Sunday 26 November for a day of festivities and author readings. Our 2023 Author Showcase will feature at the Fremantle Arts Centre Open Day to celebrate fifty years of art. Grab a picnic rug and arrive early to claim a patch of grass under the […]

Join crime author David Whish-Wilson for an evening discussing his latest gripping and fast-paced novel I Am Already Dead.


Join authors Molly Schmidt and A.J. Betts for an evening in conversation at The Lane Bookshop

   November 16, 2023
   The Lane Bookshop, Claremont

Join the winner of the 2022 Hungerford Award, Molly Schmidt, and award winning international and local Perth author A.J. Betts for an evening in conversation at The Lane Bookshop in Claremont. They will be exploring Molly’s debut novel Salt River Road, a compelling coming-of-age novel about grief and healing set in a small town in […]


Cast of Fremantle Press authors to appear at the Storytellers Festival this October

   October 29, 2023
   Walyalup Koort

Get amongst the hustle and bustle of Fremantle this October with a series of interactive sessions, workshops and author chats with some incredible Fremantle Press authors. The Storytellers Festival, hosted by The Literature Centre, is back in action on Sunday 29 October, and event proceedings kick off at 10:00 am at Walyalup Koort (Fremantle Town […]

Join Reneé Pettitt-Schipp as she discusses her non-fiction book, The Archipelago of Us, and how it was inspired by her work with asylum seekers in detention on Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Get ready to paint the town rainbow this Pride season with the launch of a queer speculative YA fiction anthology An Unexpected Party edited by Perth-based author, Seth Malacari. Find out where you can party with our contributors in a nearby city. PERTH: Rabble Books: Kick off your Pride festivities with the editor of An […]


Author Brooke Dunnell discusses Fogarty Award winning The Glass House: A Book Club essential

   November 23, 2023
   Eaton Community Library

Join Brooke Dunnell at the Eaton Community Library for an evening in conversation where she will be discussing her Fogarty Award winning novel The Glass House. This debut novel is a stunning portrayal of family and friendship, secrets and betrayal.


Laurie Steed to host Life Writing workshop at AH Bracks Library

   October 19, 2023
   AH Bracks Library, Melville

Join Love, Dad author Laurie Steed for an evening workshopping memoir at the AH Bracks Library in Melville.


Emma Young in conversation at Subiaco Library

   October 16, 2023
   Subiaco Pop-Up Library, 241 Rokeby Road

Join the Fremantle Press Great Big Book Club at Subiaco Library for an in-conversation event with Emma Young and Fogarty Award winner Brooke Dunnell, where they will discuss Emma’s latest book, The Disorganisation of Celia Stone.


Author Talk with Brooke Dunnell

   September 1, 2023
   Busselton Library

Award-winning author Brooke Dunnell will be at the Busselton Library on Friday 1st September to speak about her novel The Glass House, winner of the 2021 Fogarty Literary Award. The Glass House centres on 36-year-old Julia, who takes a break from her faltering marriage in Melbourne to help her ageing father move out of the family home […]


Reneé Pettitt-Schipp: Writers in the Library

   August 26, 2023
   Mandurah Library

Join Reneé Pettitt-Schipp at Mandurah Library for a fascinating discussion about her new book, The Archipelago of Us.


Public. Open. Space. Sydney Book Launch

   November 19, 2023
   Council Chambers, Walyalup Civic Centre

Join Kate Larsen, one of Australia’s best-known social media poets, at Better Read Than Dead on Sunday 19 November for the release of her debut poetry collection, Public. Open. Space.

We invite all transgender and gender diverse storytellers and readers to join us for Trans Stories Matter: a publishing industry panel discussion about transgender stories and representation. Hosted by editor and founder of Get YA Words Out, Seth Malacari (he/they), guests will include Nat Latter (they/them) from Rabble Books & Games and Fremantle Press publishers Georgia Richter […]

Join us as we announce the 2022 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award winner and celebrate new releases at the Great Big Book Launch.


Immersive writing with Joanna Morrison

   October 29November 12, 2022
   Open Book, Mosman Park

Calling all storytellers! Join Joanna Morrison at the Open Book for a three-part creative writing course to unlock your creativity, hone your skills, and workshop your own short story in a fun and constructive environment.


Celebrate the official launch of Into Your Arms: NIck Cave’s Songs Reimagined

   November 16, 2023
   Readings, St Kilda

Join Mark Smith, Kirsten Krauth, Sarah Bailey, Emily Brewin, Rhett Davis, Jon Doust, Richard J. Frankland, Toni Jordan, Cate Kennedy, Melissa Manning, Bram Presser, Mykaela Saunders, and Arnold Zable in this special event hosted by Readings to help them celebrate the launch of Into Your Arms: Nick Cave’s Songs Reimagined.


Meet the contributors of Into Your Arms: Nick Cave’s Songs Reimagined

   December 6, 2023
   Streamline Publishing and Gallery, Victoria

ELTHAM Bookshop invites you warmly to join in for a very unique evening with the contributors of this new anthology inspired by Nick Cave and his songs.


Tim Richards on Heading South

   July 13, 2023
   Mooroolbark Library, Victoria

Come along to hear travel writer Tim Richards talk about his 7000 kilometre rail journey around Australia, from the tropics to the desert and big cities to ghost towns, and his book, Heading South.


The Next Big Thing: Known Unknowns Edition

   April 11, 2022
   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 […]


An evening with Karen Herbert

   February 7, 2022
   Open Book, Mosman Park

Join debut author Karen Herbert in the Open Book courtyard for an evening in conversation with Jo Morrison, as they discuss Karen’s novel, The River Mouth. Enjoy a drink and nibbles on arrival, doors open from 6.30 pm with the talk commencing at 7 pm.


Rafeif Ismail on Unlimited Futures

   April 6, 2022
   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, […]


The Business of Being a Writer 2022

   February 25, 2022
   Fremantle Arts Centre

Get the professional insights you need to truly succeed as an author at The Business of Being a Writer Seminar 2022 presented as part of Perth Festival. If you’ve ever thought about being a writer, then look no further than this four part seminar series to answer all your questions. Georgia Richter, author of How […]


2021 Fremantle Press Great Big Book Launch

   October 21, 2021
   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, […]