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Vale Brian Dibble

It is with sadness that we acknowledge the passing of author and academic Professor Brian Dibble, who passed away on 18 February 2020. Brian Dibble established Australia’s first creative writing ...


2020 Dorothy Hewett Award: Winner Announced

Where the Fruit Falls by South Australia writer Karen Wyld has won the 2020 UWAP Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, and will be published in October 2020. Caitlin ...


CBCA Notables 2020

The Children’s Book Council of Australia has announced the 2020 CBCA Notables. Congratulations to everyone who is on the list, but especially the following Western Australian creators and publishers: Book ...




Creative Writing Classes with A.R. Levett

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

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until 3 April 2020

Write that novel you always wanted to. Have you always wanted to write a novel but struggled to represent what you see in your mind on the page? This 38-week …


Perth Poetry Club: February 2020

29 February @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until 29 February 2020

Perth Poetry Club meets each Saturday afternoon at The Moon Cafe in Northbridge.


Sex, Sport and Socrates with Dave Warner

3 March @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Known as the Suburban Boy thanks to his rock hit of the late 1970s, Dave Warner is one of Australia’s finest wordsmiths as you will discover during this sublime hour of readings, autobiography, mock heroic poems and original music.


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