A Shot in the Dark came to a thrilling end on Wednesday 17 November as Alan Carter said goodbye to Cato Kwong and discussed the latest book in the series, Crocodile Tears, with Craig Kirchner from Abbey’s Bookstore in Sydney.

Karen Herbert took to the stand on Wednesday 6 October to discuss her debut crime novel, The River Mouth, a small-town noir where long-kept secrets are bubbling up to the surface as part of this year’s A Shot in the Dark series. Karen was quizzed by Jane Seaton of Beaufort Street Books in Perth, with […]

Fans of camembert and crime were treated to a criminally good talk when Sally Scott shared her cheese recommendations and talked about her debut cosy crime novel, Fromage, with Fiona Hardy from Readings Books in Melbourne on Wednesday 8 September.

Lawyer and debut author, Lisa Ellery, was taken to the witness stand on Wednesday 18 August to be questioned about her crime novel, Private Prosecution, by Fiona Stager from Avid Reader bookshop in Brisbane in the second A Shot in the Dark event of the year.

Debut author, Zoe Deleuil, had hearts racing as she talked about her novel, The Night Village, with Dani Vee from Words and Nerds podcast in the first A Shot in The Dark event of the year on Wednesday 28 July.

This year, like many of our Fremantle Press authors, you might have been ready to launch your new book the traditional way, in a bookshop over some old cheese and a glass of vino, but now that’s no longer possible, why not take this as an opportunity to have fun with social media?

Fiona Burrows might have only recently released her debut picture book as both author and illustrator, Violet and Nothing, earlier this year, but she’s been writing and drawing since she was in school.

How does one person exist between two worlds? Antonio Buti explains why the story of Bruce Trevorrow, the only member of the Stolen Generations to successfully win compensation from an Australian government, struggled with his identity after being forcibly removed from his Indigenous family.

Is plot really the uncool cousin no-one wants to associate with? Should aspiring writers abstain from sex in favour of taking a large dictionary to bed? And how do you transform the experience of grief into the positive act of creation? As host of the 2019 Fremantle Press podcast series, Holden Sheppard gets to grips […]

Meet Me at the Intersection contributor Rafeif Ismail is a Perth-based, emerging Muslim writer who is a refugee from Sudan identifying as queer. She will be on a panel focusing on diversity at the Great Big Book Club Tea Party, an event co-hosted by the City of Melville and Fremantle Press at AH Bracks Library […]

When we first met Mimi Helm she was a Curtin University student and one of a group of emerging filmmakers who had been tasked with making a book trailer for Fremantle Press as part of their coursework.

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.

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair is almost here and we have just received good news – Pandamonia by Chris Owen and Chris Nixon has been chosen for inclusion in the Hello! from Australia Children’s Book Illustration Exhibition at the 2017 Fair.

A younger brother with a built-in cupcake oven? Who wouldn’t want that? James Foley is one of the authors on Russ the Story Bus, which kicks off the Sydney Writers’ Festival’s Children’s Festival of Moving Stories with a trip to schools in Western Sydney and, for the first time, the NSW regional centres of Bathurst, […]

Red Read’s life takes an alarming turn when his mother sells him to an infamous smuggler plying his trade off the north-west coast in the closing days of the 19th century. Author Norman Jorgensen provides a sneak preview.

What do you do when you are a young man in the 1990s, fresh out of the army, with a geology degree, and an abiding lust for gold? You go looking for a gold rush!

Dust photographer Daniel ‘Matsu’ Craig has been nominated for Best Music Video in the 28th Annual West Australian Screen Awards (WASAs).

Peacock Visuals has created a book trailer for Can a skeleton have an x-ray? by Kyle Hughes-Odgers.

Sydney-siders have just two more days to view the Rothschild Prayer Book at the National Library of Australia before it moves to Melbourne.

Host of Cover to Cover, Meri Fatin, describes the writing of In Love and War: Nursing Heroes by Liz Byrski as almost like a piece of plastic surgery in itself.

Summer is here and so is this new bathers range from Gypsea Swimwear. Why are we talking swimwear?

Ages 3–5

No place like home

Being excited to contribute to the place you call home is what Kyle Hughes-Odgers’ art is all about. And it’s never too young to start in your own classroom! By helping students to discover their unique talents and their passions, we can support their involvement in the community and their ability to contribute.

Great choux pastry is easier than you think. The author of Et Voila! shows you how.

Tracy Farr talks waves, theremins, Dr Who and opiates in The Life and loves of Lena Gaunt.