All posts filed under ‘Novels

Fremantle Press interview Brendan Ritchie

Novels, Press 21.08.2020

Fremantle Press interviewed Brendan about his chapter in the book Beyond the Dark: Dystopian Texts in the Secondary English Classroom (edited by Patricia Dowsett, Ellen Rees and Alex Wharton, and published by the Australian Association for the Teaching of English).  Classic dystopian novels like 1984 and Tomorrow When the War Began still appear to be popular choices […]

Beyond the Dark

General, Novels 17.07.2020

Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) have released their new publication, Beyond the Dark. Dystopian texts represent worlds that are both strange and strangely familiar. Appearing at a time of climate crisis and pandemic, this publication is intended as a guide for English teachers as they develop learning sequences for their students that […]

Celebrate Reading National Conference

Beyond Carousel, Carousel, Events 04.06.2018

The Literature Centre’s seventh annual Celebrate Reading National Conference, titled Insights into Quality Australian Literature for Young Adults will be held from Friday 26 October to Saturday 27 October 2018. Brendan Ritchie will join authors Cath Crowley, Will Kostakis, Jay Kristoff, Jaclyn Moriarty, James Roy, Jared Thomas, Fiona Wood, and Claire Zorn over the inspiring two-day […]

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

Beyond Carousel, Carousel, Events 27.04.2018

Brendan Ritchie will be appearing as part of the Margaret River Young Readers & Writers Festival at the end of next month. The Young Readers & Writers program tours schools in the region promoting “the joy of reading from the earliest possible age.” Participating writers include Deborah Abela, Sasha Wasley, as well as artists Chris […]

Merge Festival featuring Brendan Ritchie

Merge Festival

Beyond Carousel, Carousel, Events 10.11.2017

Head to the Civic Square in Booragoon on the 18th of November for the exciting new Merge Festival. Brendan will be speaking at a session called On the Couch – Conversations with Authors (Adult Fiction), alongside fellow author Mihaela Nicolescu, facilitated by Jane Fraser, CEO of Fremantle Press. This session is on at 4pm at the […]

Thanks Dymocks Joondalup!

Beyond Carousel, Carousel, Events 08.11.2017

Thanks @DymocksJoon! You guys are awesome. Such a brilliant YA Book Club! #bookclub #loveOzYA https://t.co/zXhplCLoUF — Brendan Ritchie (@BrendanRitchie) November 8, 2017 Last night we hosted our November YA Book club with the amazing Brendan Ritchie! ? We had such a fantastic night and can't wait to read Carousel! Special thanks goes out to @fremantlepress […]

Dymocks Joondalup YA Book Club

The YA Book Club

Beyond Carousel, Carousel, Events 22.10.2017

Brendan will be at Dymocks Joondalup on Tuesday the 7th of November for their November YA Book Club. Starting at 5:45pm with free admission, Brendan will be answering questions about his books and writing experiences. He will also be signing copies of his novels Carousel and Beyond Carousel, which will be available for purchase on the night. For more […]

Carousel at Melbourne International Film Festival

Carousel 28.08.2017

Jane Fraser, CEO of Fremantle Press, flew to Melbourne for Books at MIFF earlier this month. One of the sessions I was most looking forward to was the producer pitching session. From 132 book submissions, producers chose just seven to pitch directly to the audience. One of those seven titles was the brilliant 2015 YA […]