Brendan Ritchie

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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.

Celebrate Reading National Conference

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 event.


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Published on June 03, 2018 16:30
Average rating: 3.59 · 352 ratings · 80 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
Carousel

3.48 avg rating — 274 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Beyond Carousel

3.96 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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