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:
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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 […]
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.
Fremantle Press interview Brendan Ritchie
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
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
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
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 […]
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!
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 […]
The YA Book Club
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 […]
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