Brendan Ritchie, Author

Dr. Brendan Ritchie is a novelist and academic from the south coast of WA. He is the winner of the 2022 Dorothy Hewett Award for an unpublished manuscript and the author of novels Carousel (2015), Beyond Carousel (2016), and Eta Draconis (2023).

Brendan has a PhD in Creative Writing and has also published poetry and non-fiction in several notable journals and collections. In 2024 Brendan received a Project Grant with Regional Arts WA to support the development of a fourth novel. He lives on Wadandi land with his wife and two young daughters.