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Book Launch with Moira Yeldon

16 July @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for a special free book launch which includes refreshments, book sales and signings. ABOUT THE BOOK There is nothing like a funeral to unravel the ghosts of the …


Short and Sweet: Finding Your Voice in Flash Fiction with Gillian O’Shaughnessy

25 July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Flash-fiction is the perfect entry point for writers to find wings in a crowded literary space. But how do you start, and what do you write about? Is there a …


Book Launch with A. G. Charlton

25 July @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join A. G. Charlton for this special free launch of Taking Flight at the State Library of WA which includes readings, in-conversation, book sales and signings,  and complimentary refreshments. ABOUT THE …




Gerard McCann in Conversation with Sarah McNeill

16 July @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Gerard McCann, a local author and Architect from Cottesloe, will be sharing an evening at the Lane Bookshop on Tuesday 16 July, with Sarah McNeill from the Post as she …


Wednesday Writing Classes in the City: Framing and Ekphrasis

17 July @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn to create evocative descriptions sparked by forms of art. Framing is used in photography to determine what is left in (or out) of a picture to focus the viewer’s …


Birds of the Perth Hills by Talitha Huston @Clarkson Library

17 July @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Join photographer, author and film maker Talitha Huston at Clarkson Library and become immersed in the world of birds. Since the age of three Talitha Huston has had a camera …




Emerging Writers Program Participant Announcement

We are honoured to announce the selected participants for the 2024/2025 Emerging Writers Program! In its first year under Writing WA management, this was a highly competitive round with an ...


the little journal Featured Authors Announcement

Writing WA and Night Parrot Press are thrilled to unveil the line-up of extraordinary authors featured in the first edition of the little journal! For our speculative fiction issue, we ...


Podstreet: The Writing WA Podcast

Introducing Podstreet: The Writing WA Podcast This is our official Writing WA podcast, featuring West Australian authors, poets, essayists, booksellers, publishers & other industry professionals talking about their new books, ...


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