2019 WA Writing & Publishing Sector Forum

20 & 21 June @ City of Perth Library

Program information is now available here:

Bookings can be made on Eventbrite here.

Podcasts for you

We’re excited to be able to share three podcasts from the 2018 WA Writing and Publishing Sector Forum. These sessions were all hugely popular with our live audiences and are rich with information for writers and other sector practitioners.
Measuring Social Impact with June Moorhouse, Nin Kirkham and Kate Noske.
Podcasting - the Next Big Thing? with Claire Miller, Sarah Tout and Meri Fatin.
The Art of Live with Laurie Steed, Jan Nicholls and Meri Fatin.

Australia Council for the Arts Kathleen Mitchell Award

Congratulations to Holden Sheppard, the winner... Read more

Kill Your Darlings’ Indonesia Showcase

If you're a writer from, living in or with a... Read more

New Norcia Writers' Festival 2019

The programme for the annual New Norcia... Read more

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Would you like to host Writers on the Road in 2019?

If you would like Writers on the Road to visit your community in 2019 then please contact us at writingWA.
Sharon Flindell, CEO, T: 9228 9908


Congratulations to Holden Sheppard, who has been awarded the Australia Council for the Arts Kathleen Mitchell Award for his novel Invisible Boys.

The Kathleen Mitchell Award is presented biennially to the author, aged 30 or under, of an outstanding novel or novella.

Established in 1996 by the will of the late Kathleen Adele Mitchell, the Kathleen Mitchell Award aims to encourage the advancement, improvement and betterment of Australian literature, and to provide emerging writers with funding to further their practice.