Love to Read Local

Explore the Literary Map of WA

Let our writers be your guides
Welcome to Writing WA

We're between the lines, helping our writing industry thrive

Our story
A donation to Writing WA is a gift to our state’s storytellers.

Be a part of the next chapter

Find out more

How can we help?

I want to



As one festival ends, another launches

It’s festival season here at Writing WA. The Quantum Words Perth 2022 Festival ended last Sunday after three extraordinary days of meaningful connections and thought-provoking conversations. A few visual snippets ...


The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2023

Submit unpublished short fiction that is between 2,000 and 5,000 words. Open to any citizen of a Commonwealth country who is aged 18 and over. Free to enter. Prizes: Regional ...


NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2023

Entries are now open for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, which are held annually. Entries are sought for the following awards: Christina Stead Prize for Fiction Douglas Stewart Prize for ...




Community Lab: Novelists

2 October @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A supportive community of writers can help you get that novel out of your mind and onto the page. These sessions are an unstructured, group directed opportunity to meet motivated authors working on making their novels a reality. 


Mental Health for Young Adults @ SJ Library, Byford

4 October @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This October, for Mental Health Month, Rebecca is volunteering her time to deliver over a dozen talks on Mental Health for Young Adults in libraries in Western Australia.


Indian Ocean Write Night

4 October @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Indian Ocean Writers group for a writing and workshopping session.

A partner event with Ubud Writers & Readers Festival Bali

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival Perth, 21-23 October

Sessions & Bookings

Subscribe for the latest


Want to stay updated? Simply choose your preferences

What we are reading

A list of Books readers are currently reading