Brendan Ritchie, Elizabeth Tan, and Alicia Tuckerman will be providing “insight into their journeys, the inspiration for their work and a unique look at writing Australian stories” at the City of Perth Library on Friday 22nd of June.
The Perth Young Adult Writers Panel will begin at 4:30pm in the auditorium, spots are limited (and free!) so please register your interest by emailing the library at email@example.com.
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 Civic Centre Reception Hall. Book signings available, with your ticket price (just $10) redeemable on book purchases at the event.
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.
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 novel Carousel by Brendan Ritchie. Carousel was championed by Coeli Cutcliffe, a development executive from Porchlight Films, as a contemporary Breakfast Club, ‘with the potential to make audiences think, laugh, cry, be afraid and fall in love.’