Let our writers be your guides

Discover the Literary Map of Western Australia

Welcome to Writing WA

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

Our story
Stay informed and engaged

Discover new books by WA writers

Find out more

How can we help?

I want to



Writing WA launches the Literary Map of Western Australia

Writing WA, with the generous support of Lotterywest, is thrilled to launch The Literary Map of Western Australia, connecting travellers from near and far with West Australian literature. The Literary ...


2021 Microflix Film Awards

The Microflix Award & Festival aims to encourage more Australian filmmakers to use work by Australian authors and to foster excellence and creativity in film adaptations. Great Microflix films can’t ...


Call Out for Anthology Submissions: Nothing to Hide: Voices of Trans and Gender Diverse Australia

Nothing to Hide: Voices of Trans and Gender Diverse Australia is a forthcoming anthology co-edited by Sam Elkin, Alex Gallagher, Yves Rees and Bobuq Sayed that will be published in ...




Creative Writing Classes

24 June @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 9 December 2021

Write that novel you always wanted to.


Cathedral Square Book Club: Part 4 with Victoria Midwinter Pitt

24 June @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cathedral Square, in Partnership with Writing WA, have curated a 4-Part Book Club Series celebrating local WA Writers. Part 4 features Victoria Midwinter Pitt for a discussion about Women of a Certain Rage, a collection of personal essays edited by Liz Byrski


An Artist’s Talk with Karen Hethey @ Denmark Artshouse

25 June @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Karen Hethey will be sharing reflections on ‘the art of working in cultural spaces: consonance, dissonance and harmony’.


Elevate WA Writing

Help build a state of opportunity

Subscribe for the latest


Want to stay updated? Simply choose your preferences

What we are reading

A list of Books readers are currently reading