Brendan Ritchie is a writer and filmmaker from Fremantle, WA.
In 2015 he published his debut novel Carousel and was awarded a PhD in Creative Writing. Carousel has been critically acclaimed and was longlisted for the 2016 Gold Inky Awards. The sequel, Beyond Carousel, is now available.
In addition to writing, Brendan spends his time lecturing across a range of creative disciplines.
Books + Publishing, “Australia’s number-one source of news about the book industry” has reported on the news of the Dorothy Hewett Award shortlist announcement. UWA Publishing, in partnership with The Copyright Agency, presents this annual award for an unpublished manuscript. Brendan Ritchie’s novel Eta Draconis is on the shortlist, and the winner will be announced soon.