Author talk 6 May 2015

Author talk: Saltwater People with John Ogden April 02 2014, 0 Comments

Author talk: Saltwater People with John Ogden
Sunday 4 May | 2 - 4 pm
Come and hear photographer, cinematographer, writer and publisher John Ogden talk about his book Saltwater People, which was the unanimous winner of the Frank Broeze Memorial Maritime History Book Prize in 2013. Praised by one judge
as 'a sumptuous curation of historical and contemporary art and photography', this lavish two-volume set examines the coastline around Sydney and its role in Australian culture and social and political history.

Cost and booking information

Cost: ANMM Members $20 Guests $25. Includes wine and refreshments.
Bookings essential: book online
Enquiries: +61 2 9298 3644 or email

Author Talk at ANMM March 11 2014, 0 Comments

Cyclops Press recently won the 2013 biennial Frank Broeze Maritime History Prize, awarded by the Australian National Maritime Museum, for the Saltwater People companion books. These books feature a strong acknowledgment to the Aboriginal clans that inhabited the coast fringing the Sydney basin. I am doing an author talk at the ANMM on 4 May 2-4pm at their Darling Harbour building of you are in town, but you have to book.

Frank Broeze History prize January 31 2014, 0 Comments

Update re the Sydney presentation of the 2013 Frank Broeze History Prize:

The Sydney event has been postponed again. The new date is tentatively 4 May. Will advise time and location when finalised.

Manly/Freshwater Surfing Reserve opening March 29 2012, 0 Comments

 Manly Mayor Jean Hay presented copies of Saltwater People to Kelly Slater and Governor Marie Bashir during the opening of the new surfing reserve at Manly/Freshwater. Photographs courtesy of Manly Council.