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Book Launch with Johnathan Rush

12 March @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Jonathan Rush and Writing WA CEO Will Yeoman for this special celebratory book launch and audio-visual presentation with refreshments and book sales and signings. About the book: Based on …


All The Feels: Writing Vulnerable, Believable Characters

14 March @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Writing meaningfully and with emotional heft is often about empathy and vulnerability in your prose or poetry. But how do you find such empathy? What writing techniques can you use …


Four Poets Speak with Lisa Collyer, Natalie Damjanovich-Napoleon, Alan Fyfe & Amelia Walker

20 March @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Writing beyond the lines: four poets speak the truth on some of life’s most challenging experiences… A free poetry reading with open discussion and book signings. Featuring Lisa Collyer, Natalie …




The Creatives @ PCWC

2 March @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Creatives are a group that explores the creative side of writing through creative prompts. Marrying these with a focus on writing techniques participants are inspired to create something out …


The Secrets of Storytelling

3 March @ 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 …


Book to Film at The Backlot: Bridget Jones’ Diary

3 March @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bridget Jones’s Diary is Helen Fielding’s hugely influential 1996 novel, itself inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Taking the form of a 12-month diary, it chronicles, with much intrigue, …




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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