All posts filed under ‘Carousel

Celebrate Reading National Conference

Beyond Carousel, Carousel, Events 04.06.2018

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

Beyond Carousel, Carousel, Events 27.04.2018

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 […]

Merge Festival featuring Brendan Ritchie

Merge Festival

Beyond Carousel, Carousel, Events 10.11.2017

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!

Beyond Carousel, Carousel, Events 08.11.2017

Thanks @DymocksJoon! You guys are awesome. Such a brilliant YA Book Club! #bookclub #loveOzYA — 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 […]

Dymocks Joondalup YA Book Club

The YA Book Club

Beyond Carousel, Carousel, Events 22.10.2017

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 […]

Carousel at Melbourne International Film Festival

Carousel 28.08.2017

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 […]

City of Perth Library — Fremantle Press Showcase

Carousel, Events 21.03.2017

Dorking out next to Carousel which features in the awesome @FremantlePress exhibition in the @CityofPerth library ? — Brendan Ritchie (@BrendanRitchie) March 17, 2017 Head to the City of Perth Library’s foyer for a showcase of the hard work Fremantle Press have done over their past forty years. Brendan’s novel Carousel is included amongst […]

Brendan on RTRFM – Breakfast with Caitlin

Beyond Carousel, Carousel, Press 08.12.2016

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 […]

Louisa Loder reviews Carousel

Carousel 12.05.2016

Carousel has been reviewed by Louisa Loder, a fellow West Australian author. “The almost-clinical sprawl of Carousel shopping centre in Perth’s east stars as a character of its own in this cleverly constructed book by local author and filmmaker Brendan Ritchie. Deceptively simple descriptions slowly build an incredible sense of foreboding, and made it difficult for me […]