Brendan Ritchie’s third novel Eta Draconis, winner of the 2022 Dororthy Hewett Award, is out now thanks to UWA Publishing. Available through all good bookstores or online:
Author: Brendan Ritchie
Brendan talks to Podstreet: the Writing WA podcast
This week, join us on Podstreet as host Will Yeoman catches up with WA author Brendan Ritchie, whose latest novel Eta Draconis, winner of the prestigious 2022 Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, has just been published by UWAP. Listen below, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.
Book launch at Dunsborough Library: Brendan Ritchie presents Eta Draconis
Join us at the Dunsborough Library on Wednesday 7th June to welcome South West author Brendan Ritchie as he launches his new novel Eta Draconis. Eta Draconis is a story about two resilient sisters who are determined to live their life in a world on the brink of destruction. Winner of the 2022 Dorothy Hewett […]
Eta Draconis Book Tour
You can find Brendan Ritchie at the following events discussing his new novel Eta Draconis over the coming few months: 14 May 2023: Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival More information: Eta Draconis Book Launch at Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival 2 June 2023: The Literature Centre More information: YA for WA at The […]
YA for WA at The Literature Centre
If you’re a fan of YA, you’re in the right place. We’re celebrating local with host Bianca Breen in conversation with Brendan Ritchie about his new release novel, ETA DRACONIS. Then, test your knowledge of Australian YA in a fun, Jeopardy-style game. There’ll be snacks and refreshments provided, and plenty of bookish chatter. Love to […]
City of Perth Library: A conversation with author Brendan Ritchie
Join local author Brendan Ritchie as he tells us about his new book ‘Eta Draconis’. Eta Draconis is an epic story about two resilient sisters who are determined to live their life in a world on the brink of destruction. Winner of the 2022 Dorothy Hewett Award, Brendan Ritchie’s Eta Draconis is timely, hopeful and […]
Eta Draconis Book Launch at Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival
Sunday 14 May 20239:30am – 10:30amReaders & Writers Room, Margaret River HEART – Nala Bardip Mia Winner of the 2022 Dorothy Hewett Award Life on earth undergoes a complex change as meteorites begin to rain down from the dying star Eta Draconis; the world does not collapse, but old certainties disappear. As two sisters journey […]
Edith Cowan University Writers Networking Sundowner at Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival Busselton Special Edition
Saturday 13 May 20234.00pm-5.30pmShelter Brewing, Busselton Got loads of burning questions about writing? Wondering about the best way to get your book published? We’ve got the answers from our expert team at this literary-star studded sundowner. Join publisher Kate Pickard (UWAP), literary agent and publicist Brendan Fredericks, 2022 Dorothy Hewitt winner Brendan Ritchie, 2022 Ned […]
Eta Draconis is reviewed by Books + Publishing
Eta Draconis has been reviewed by Danielle Bagnato at Books + Publishing. Eta Draconis is a poetic coming-of-age story for readers who enjoy realistic dystopian fiction. Danielle Bagnato You can read the full review on the Books + Publishing website.
Brendan Ritchie wins the 2022 Dorothy Hewett Award
“UWA Publishing, with thanks to the Copyright Agency, is excited to be announcing the winner of the 2022 Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript: Brendan Ritchie for his manuscript Eta Draconis.”
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