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 […]
Nice plug for Carousel on the Freo line thanks to @ECU & @FremantlePress pic.twitter.com/OmQcOP0qgN — Brendan Ritchie (@BrendanRitchie) September 22, 2017
If you’re in Perth, you may have heard Brendan on RTRFM 92.1 on Thursday the 6th of July discussing with host Chris Mason his upcoming writing workshops at FAWWA. If you missed it, never fear! It’s right here: Check out more on the RTRFM website. Goodreads Book Giveaway Beyond Carousel by Brendan Ritchie […]
Dircksey magazine has reviewed Beyond Carousel in its latest issue. “Accompanying a rich narrative of friendship, uncertainty and survival, this novel celebrates the arts and what it truly means to be an artist.” You can pick up a copy at an Edith Cowan University campus, around Perth, and at other university campuses. ?
In the latest issue of Magpies (Volume 31 No. 4 September 2016) Beyond Carousel is reviewed. “It is a well-constructed narrative and Nox is an honest and relatable narrator … it is unput-downable.” Head over to their website to find out more information on where to buy your copy of Magpies.
Brendan was interviewed by Caitlin Nienaber on RTRFM’s Breakfast show this morning. Brendan and Caitlin talked about the sequel to Carousel, Beyond Carousel (out now in all good bookshops!). They also discussed how two overseas musicians could end up in the sprawling mall of Carousel shopping centre, and what post-apocalyptic Perth might look like. If you missed it, you […]
In the latest episode of Cover to Cover, Meri Fatin, Beck Blaxell (The Literature Centre) and Beth Herbert (Dymocks) discuss their favourite children’s and young adult books of 2016. If you’re stuck on what to buy for a Christmas present for the children or teenagers in your life, watch on for some great book recommendations. Thanks […]
The West Book Club’s William Yeoman sat down to chat Carousel and Beyond Carousel with Fremantle Press’ Senior Editor Naama Amram. Beyond Carousel will be released in October this year. More news as it comes to hand! You can watch the full video over on The West’s website.
The Weekend West interviewed Brendan and his friend Olympic kayaker Jesse Phillips for their Yin & Yang column. “His kayaking is a long-term, solitary venture with these big goals which often lie a few years in the future. Writing is exactly the same: the solitariness, the long-term goals, the steadily working towards them.” You can […]
Luna Station Quarterly has reviewed Carousel. “I found this a fun and engaging read. It’s a strong debut YA novel from Ritchie and I’m interested to see what he comes up with next.” You can read more of KC Maguire’s review on Luna Station Quarterly’s website.