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Our Member Organisations

Arts Organisation

Artgold

Organisation promoting the arts in the Goldfields WA

http://www.artgold.net.au

Esperance Community Arts (Inc)

Esperance Community Arts is committed to supporting a strong network between arts organisations, artists, and other community groups in the region, and to delivering inclusive and accessible arts projects across 6 main artforms (visual arts and crafts, writing, music, theatre, dance & digital arts) in partnership with community members. We offer mentoring and assistance with project planning, event management and promotion and funding applications to our members and to other community groups engaged in arts-related activities. We facilitate and contribute to a variety of programs that help to increase participation in the arts by supporting individuals and groups to work together, to access local resources, to expand social networks, and to express creativity and local identity.

https://esperancecommunityarts.org.au/

Denmark Arts Council

The peak body for arts within the Shire of Denmark, producers of Denmark Festival of Voice.

https://www.denmarkarts.com.au/

Bookshop

Margaret River Bookshop

The Margaret River Book Shop is owned by the McLeods, a local family whose descendants settled in Margaret River in the early 1860's. Family members Keith and Pauline McLeod and their sons all play a part in running the bookshop.

http://www.margaretriverbookshop.com.au/

My Little Bookshop

My Little Bookshop is Australia's only bookshop on wheels. Traversing the highways of WA bringing the joy of reading to your community. We at MLB love promoting our local WA writing talent.

https://www.mylittlebookshop.com.au/

Foundation for Indigenous Sustainable Health Limited

The FISH Retail Store offers a platform for Aboriginal authors and artists to display and sell their products. When you purchase a product through FISH you make a direct contribution to the lives of Aboriginal families and communities throughout Australia, whilst supporting a local Not for Profit organisation. Our book range is extensive with over 240 titles on offer.

http://www.fish.asn.au

Rabble Books & Games

Rad community bookshop

http://www.rabblebooksandgames.com.au

Beaufort Street Books

This delightful bookstore in the heart of Mount Lawley to provide a destination for people to gather as a community, meeting people of similar interests – all driven by the written word.

https://beaufortstreetbooks.com.au/

Paper Bird Children's Books & Arts

A specialist children's bookshop stocking quality books, focusing on Australian writers and illustrators.

https://www.paperbird.com.au/

Dymocks Busselton

Dymocks Busselton, so much more than a bookshop! Known for its passionate owner, enthusiastic staff, vibrant atmosphere, varied events, tantalising children's room, brilliant range of books and competitive prices, Dymocks Busselton also reaches out to other towns, travelling the southwest in a mobile van, bringing books to schools, libraries and communities without bookshops.

Crow Books

Specialising in hard-to-find alternative titles as well as mainstream reads.

http://crowbooks.com.au/

Boffins Books

Australian owned, independent bookseller offering customers an eclectic range of technical, practical, special interest and fiction books.

https://www.boffinsbooks.com.au/

Children's Literature Organisation

The Literature Centre

The Literature Centre is a unique, education based not-for-profit organisation; a place that nurtures children and young adults' interest in literature.

http://www.thelitcentre.org.au

Festival

Scribblers Festival

An annual festival of literature and arts for young people.

https://www.scribblersfestival.com.au/

Industry Body

FutureNow Creative & Leisure Industries Training Council

FutureNow is the Western Australian Training Council for the Creative, Leisure and Technology Industries.

http://www.futurenow.org.au/

Children's Book Council (WA)

A non-profit organisation that aims to engage the community with literature for young Australians.

http://wa.cbca.org.au/

Australian Society of Authors Ltd

The professional association for Australia's authors and illustrators.

https://www.asauthors.org/

Library

State Library of WA

Reference Library, State collections.

http://slwa.wa.gov.au/

Town of Victoria Park Public Library

Metro Public Library

https://www.victoriapark.wa.gov.au/Around-town/Facilities/Library

Mundijong Public Library

Regional Public Library

https://www.sjshire.wa.gov.au/community/library

Shire of Augusta Margaret River/ Margaret River Library

Regional Public Library

https://amrlibraries.com/

Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley, Kununurra Library

Providing library programs, resources and customer service to Kununurra District High School and the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley. Producers of the Kimberley Writers Festival

https://www.swek.wa.gov.au/facilities-recreation/libraries/kununurra-community-library.aspx

Geraldton Regional Library, City of Greater Geraldton

Public Library service, also including a branch library at Mullewa.

Denmark Public Library

Regional Public Library

https://www.denmark.wa.gov.au/residents/library-services.aspx

City of Nedlands Library

Metro Public Library

https://www.nedlands.wa.gov.au/

City of Armadale - Armadale, Kelmscott and Seville Grove Libraries

Metro Public Libraries in the City of Armadale

https://library.armadale.wa.gov.au/

Bridgetown-Greenbushes Library

Regional Public Library. Producers of the Words in the Valley Festival.

https://www.bridgetown.wa.gov.au/community/library.aspx

Publisher

Okak Publishing Pty Ltd

The No1 Arabic Language Publisher in Australia

http://www.okakpublishing.com.au

Gestalt Publishing

Australia's leading graphic novel publishing house

https://www.gestaltcomics.com

Night Parrot Press

An independent publisher of non-traditional works of fiction and non-fiction, where experimental forms and genres outside the mainstream can find a home.

https://www.nightparrotpress.com

Red Paper Kite

Red Paper Kite is a boutique, independent publisher of picture books.

http://www.redpaperkite.com

Westerly Magazine

Publishing literature with a special emphasis on Australia, particularly Western Australia, and the Asian region.

https://westerlymag.com.au/

Magabala Books

Australia's leading Indigenous publisher, based in Broome.

https://www.magabala.com/

Hague Publishing

WA small publisher of science fiction and fantasy.

http://haguepublishing.com/

Fremantle Press

Identifying talented new and emerging WA writers and artists, publishing and distributing their work.

https://www.fremantlepress.com.au/

Service Provider

Dragonfly Publishing

We'll help you create beautiful books to take the reader's breath away. A 'hands-on' publishing experience for authors.

https://www.dragonflypublishing.com.au/

Footprints Publishing Pty Ltd

Providing guidance to writers from origin to destination. Producing beautiful books that leave footprints on the soul.

https://www.footprintspublishing.com.au/

Linellen Press

Offering book and cover design, editing and assessment services through to publishing books. Specialises in memoirs and life stories, and teaching of same..

http://www.linellenpress.com.au/Linellen_Press_home.html

Writers Centre or Writing Group

Rockingham Writers Centre

Providing a venue and facilities for local writers to network and socialise.

https://rockinghamwriterscentre.org.au/

The Society of Womens Writers WA

Bringing together published and aspiring women writers.

http://www.swwofwa.com.au

Peter Cowan Writers Centre

A centre providing support and development for emerging and established creative writers within the northern suburbs of Perth.

http://pcwc.org.au/

Out of the Asylum Writers Group

An independent writers' group based at Fremantle Arts Centre - which once was an asylum.

https://www.ootawriters.com/

North Midlands Project

Home to the Scribes of North Midlands, an Act Belong Commit Writing Group

https://www.northmidlands.org.au

Writers of the Coral Coast

Supporting and encouraging writers of all ages and abilities in the Midwest of Western Australia.

https://www.facebook.com/writersofthecoralcoast/

WA Poets Inc

Developing and promoting poets and poetry

https://wapoets.com/

Fellowship of Australian Writers WA

The Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAWWA) operates a writing centre at Mattie Furphy House, Swanbourne, 10 minutes walk from the station. Run by writers for writers, FAWWA provides regular classes, workshops, author talks, writing events, competitions and residencies.

https://www.fawwa.org/

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