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PFWW Telling Tales with James Foley, Kylie Howarth & Rebecca M Newman

24 February @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The creative minds of James Foley (Secret Agent Mole), Kylie Howarth (Crocs Stole My Socks) and Rebecca M Newman (Right Way Down) come together for an exhilarating conversation hosted by …


PFWW Writing Shorts Workshop with Laura Jean McKay

24 February @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Who is your character and what do they have to say? Why are they the ones to tell this story? Who should stay in your story, and who should go? …


PFWW: The Best Australian Yarn

24 February @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Short stories can have the power of a kiss or a bullet, and it’s always a pleasure to see new practitioners of the form flex their muscles. Join Writing WA …




The Secrets of Storytelling

25 February @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

A 36-week course with author A. R. Levett is offered at the Peter Cowan Writers Centre. Gaining the structural tools used by best-selling authors, weekly classes will motivate you to …


Haiku Feedback Workshops

25 February @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Refine, celebrate, and develop your haiku works-in-progress via free monthly online feedback workshops which run via Zoom from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm AWST every final Sunday each month in …


Launch: Woven Frays

26 February @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us in celebrating the launch of Baran Rostamian’s debut poetry collection, Woven Frays. The evening will be followed by readings from Luoyang Chen, Camila Egusquiza and Tiffany Ko. Copies …




the little journal: Submissions Open

Writing WA and Night Parrot Press are excited to announce the creation of a new Western Australian journal that will feature creative works (under 750 words) of poetry, creative nonfiction, ...


Perth Festival Writers Weekend: Everything You Need to Know

We can’t wait for the Writers Weekend! We’ve put together a collection of FAQs to give you all the info you need to get the most out of your experience ...


Your Donation to Writing WA Matters

A donation to Writing WA is a gift to our state’s storytellers. It’s the laying down of bricks to build pathways for new and established writers so they can produce ...


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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