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8 October 2018 Imprints Bookshop, Adelaide I know you’re all here for a book launch. But I feel like I’m here for something a little different. Maybe a 21st birthday party, or an 18th, depending on your generation or school of thought—a coming-of-age party for somebody I’ve known since they were really little. Earworm. Earworm, yeah. […]
We are pleased to announce that Margaret River Press will be undertaking a collaboration with Singapore publisher Ethos Books to co-publish a collection of short stories in the third quarter of 2019. The anthology was initiated by writingWA and aims to help readers discover new literary voices and connect with stories beyond their own borders. […]
The Australian Short Story Festival returns to Perth, Western Australia, over the weekend of Friday 19th – Sunday 21st October 2018 at the Centre for Stories. Check out the full program here and make sure to purchase your tickets in advance. Co-founded by Margaret River Press and MidnightSun Publishing, the Festival is now in its third year. The […]
The final judge and editor for the 2019 collection is Michelle Cahill. The competition is open to authors of any age and nationality and closes 28 September 2018. Please submit short stories to...
Andrea Goldsmith It’s a great pleasure this evening to be launching Helen Gildfind’s first book, her wonderful collection of stories THE WORRY FRONT. I first met Helen back in March 2013. She was one…
Thank you to all who submitted their short story in October 2017. We extend our thanks to the judges, Donna Mazza, Brooke Dunnell, and Omar Sakr, and editor Ryan O’Neill for their collective patience and insight during the selection process. Editor, Ryan O'Neill had this to say...
We are currently working on a book with Paul Iskov one of WA's hottest chefs . Paul's new food book Frevor will take you on an unexpected journey. The book reveals the unique ingredients of remote Western Australia...
Last week we launched The Way It Was by Peter Forrestal and Ray Jordan at Lamonts, Cottesloe.  Here are some words from John Jens and Matthew Pavlic who launched the book. “Margaret River is one of the great 16’s. There’s no question at all, the wines are getting better all of the time. Now Forrie […]
Friends, family and wine growers, makers and consumers gathered at Riversmith on Tuesday to celebrate the launch of ‘The Way It Was’ by Peter Forrestal and Ray Jordan. Andrew Caillard, MW gave the launch speech. Here it is in full. The truth is the first casualty of war and marketing. And hence this book, written […]
Joiner Bay and other stories Launch Speech by LianLow Readings, Carlton – Friday 14 July 2017 Writing stories requires courage and conviction that our stories are important and urgent to share with the rest of the world. Not only do competitions provide a platform for writers, they also act as a deadline for writers to […]
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