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Our Member Organisations

Arts Organisation

Museum of Freedom and Tolerance

Promoting social cohesion through shared stories.

http://mftwa.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

Foundation for Indigenous Sustainable Health Limited

FISH is proud to launch an exciting new Retail Social Enterprise. 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. At FISH we understand that story telling is one of the foundations of Aboriginal culture, sharing connection to, and caring for country, custom, history, lore, art, and beauty, through a beautifully curated selection of books for your pleasure. Everybody, especially children, love storytelling and we can all remember being read books from an early age. Written word opens people’s hearts, minds and imaginations as they journey with the writer watching the story unfolds. Our book range is extensive with over 240 titles on offer, there is a book for everyone. There are bright bold colourful children’s books, thought provoking memoirs, intriguing dreamtime stories, stories of culture, history, verse and great education resources. FISH also stock a large range of Noongar Bi lingual books for all ages sharing stories in language, Noongar posters and Noongar Flash Card sets. FISH’s work is holistic taking into account the needs of the individual, the family, and the community in bringing positive sustainable change, i.e. healing, housing, education, training, employment and financial stability. We are proud to be able to support and enable Indigenous Business’s throughout Australia to achieve this change.

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

Book store, offers latest new release books, bestselling authors, children's books and an extensive non-book range.

https://www.dymocks.com.au/stores/wa/dymocks-busselton

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

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

Social and professional organisation for children's book writers and illustrators.

https://australiawest.scbwi.org/

The Literature Centre

Supporting Australian authors and Illustrators of literature for children and young adults.

http://www.thelitcentre.org.au/

Festival

Arts Margaret River Inc

The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival (MRRWF) is a three day festival of literature, storytelling and ideas. Presented by Arts Margaret River, the festival features top Australian novelists, journalists, speakers and thinkers and is an iconic arts & cultural event in the Margaret River region. It is a not-to-be-missed event. You’ll have the chance to hear from your favourite authors while enjoying some of the Margaret River region’s best food and wine experiences. Plus, discover feature events and workshops at some of the region’s best-loved venues.

https://mrrwfestival.com/

Scribblers Festival

An annual festival of literature and arts for young people.

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

Industry Body

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/

Library

Kwinana Public Library

Metro Public Library

http://library.kwinana.wa.gov.au

Narrogin Regional Library

Regional Public Library

https://www.narrogin.wa.gov.au/home.aspx

Vincent Library - City of Vincent

Metro Public Library

https://library.vincent.wa.gov.au/online-services.aspx

Town of Victoria Park - Victoria Park 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

City of Karratha Public Library

https://karratha.wa.gov.au/libraries

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/

Publisher

Okak Publishing Pty Ltd

The No1 Arabic Language Publisher in Australia

http://www.okakpublishing.com.au

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/

Service Provider

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

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/

North Midlands Project

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

https://www.northmidlands.org.au

WA Poets Inc

Developing and promoting poets and poetry

https://wapoets.com/

Underground Writers

A not-for-profit organisation made up of a passionate team of volunteers who exist to support emerging writers in Australia.

http://underground-writers.org/

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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