Three Fremantle Press titles are in the running for major awards and another has been highly commended, plus the life’s work of a Fremantle Press writer has been remembered and recognised. Stellarphant is shortlisted for the 2022 Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Picture Book of the Year and the 2021 Aurealis Award for Best Children’s […]

The Lost Stone of SkyCity has been shortlisted in the 2019 Aurealis Awards for speculative fiction. The awards, which accept novels, novellas, anthologies, graphic novels and short stories, are given for works of outstanding literary merit and originality that make a significant contribution to the genre of speculative fiction.

Dungzilla by James Foley and Gwen by Goldie Goldbloom have been announced as finalists in the 2017 Aurealis Awards for science fiction.

Dungzilla by James Foley has been announced as a finalist in the 2017 Aurealis Awards for science fiction. This is the second book in the S. Tinker Inc series to make it to the finals and the fourth time Foley has been on the list.

James Foley is on the Aurealis Awards shortlist for the third time. Brobot, his book for junior readers, has been shortlisted from over 800 entries Australia-wide in the ‘best graphic novel / illustrated work’ category.

We’re delighted to report that recognition for Fremantle Press books has been strong this month, with four titles making the award lists (as modelled here by Children’s Publisher Cate Sutherland).

Bella and the Wandering House by Meg McKinlay is a finalist in the Children’s fiction category of the 2015 Aurealis Awards. Picked from a field of some 750 entries across 15 categories, McKinlay’s book for junior readers is competing against her other 2015 release: A Single Stone.

The Last Viking Returns is a finalist in the 2014 Aurealis Awards. The popular children’s book, written by Norman Jorgensen and illustrated by James Foley, is one of six titles shortlisted in the Best Children’s Fiction category.

Western Australian author Simon Haynes has been short listed for a national Aurealis award for Hal Spacejock: No Free Lunch (Fremantle Press). Haynes’ story is one of five recognized in the category of best science fiction novel.