Early last year I was thrilled to find out that Margaret River Press was going to publish my collection of short stories. I was excited—then scared! What if I stuffed everything up? Enter Josephine Taylor: cool, calm, collected—editor extraordinaire! After my...
When crafting You Belong Here, did you always have such a fantastic soundtrack in mind? Where can we go to listen to your playlist? It's funny; my life has always had a fantastic soundtrack: alt-rock, grunge, brit-pop, and hip-hop all rose as I was growing up. When it came time to write a book…
H.C. Gildfind shares the inspiration behind the cover of ‘The Worry Front’ due for release in April 2018. Thanks very much to Susan Miller for the subtle, stylish and intriguing cover she has designed for The Worry Front. Susan has used the familiar symbol of the weather map to allude directly to the title-story’s central […]
Into the Boranup Forest with Mim and Em Mim points at some birds that are being very noisy in the upper canopy of the forest. A bird of prey, probably a Brown Goshawk, is getting too close to a magpie nest. Some wattlebirds join in the chase. This is a life-or-death story for the baby […]
As the launch of The Way it Was approaches, Peter Forrestal and Ray Jordan take a moment to reflect on how the book has uncovered new truths and kindled lasting passions for the Margaret River wine industry and its people. Ray: Peter and I were in a fortunate position to be able to write this […]
Due to launch this November, The Way It Was by Ray Jordan and Peter Forrestal is a guided tour that takes you through the history of the Margaret River wine region. Here is an exclusive look at the early days of Margaret River. Elijah Dawson was one of the original vineyard owners of Vasse. In […]
Rosemary catching up with friends who shared their stories in the book It has been almost two years since the release of Rosemary Sayer’s book More to the story –conversations with refugees. Lucky for us, we were able to sit down and have a quick chat about her PhD, as well as her recent work with […]
Margaret River Press just signed a contract to work with Paul Iskov for a book of recipes and stories about his dining experience Fervor. We interviewed Robert Wood to talk about the book and his role in compiling the stories. Can you tell us a little bit about the book? The book with Fervor is […]
Due to launch in December 2017, Bree's Forest Adventure is Margaret River Press' first children's book by two Margaret River locals. With words by Miriam Wei Wei Lo and illustrations by her daughter, Emily-Rose Lochore, this special mother-daughter story has a soft spot in our hearts. Miriam and Emily-Rose took a moment out of their busy schedules to chat with us about the book.
The bathhouse change cubicle is half the size of my en suite. Its oppressive walls are the same bland lemon chiffon. The faux marble floor tiles almost match our genuine ones. If I felt better, its clinical seclusion might appeal less. The previous occupant’s lingering Lily of the Valley perfume brings on a sneeze that […]