Brendan Ritchie talks about his latest book Eta Draconis at the Margaret River Library
Brendan has recently released his new book Eta Draconis. In 2015 he published his debut novel Carousel and was awarded a PhD in Creative Writing. The sequel, Beyond Carousel, was released in 2016.
Eta Draconis is his third book and the winner of the 2022 Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript. Brendan has also published poetry and non-fiction in several notable journals and collections. In addition to writing, Brendan coordinates an academic enabling program at Edith Cowan University.
Brendan will treat guests with an insight into the creative process behind his work and talk about his latest offering. Light refreshments will be provided after the talk.
Reviews from UWA Publishing
“Fresh and original, ETA DRACONIS is a powerful coming-of-age story – about personal resilience in the face of fear and hope in the face of a threatened planet. Brendan Ritchie is an excellent writer.” – Holden Sheppard
“A frightening Australian dystopia, beautifully rendered.” – A J Betts
“Eta Draconis is tense and urgent … a poetic coming-of-age story for readers who enjoy realistic dystopian fiction.” – Danielle Bagnato, Books + Publishing