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

Our Member Organisations

Arts Organisation

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/

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

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

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

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/

Australian Society of Authors Ltd

The professional association for Australia's authors and illustrators.

https://www.asauthors.org/

Library

Kwinana Public Library

Metro Public Library

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

State Library of WA

Reference Library, State collections.

http://slwa.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

http://www.sjshire.wa.gov.au/what-we-do/community-and-recreation/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 Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Regional Public Library

https://boulderlibrary.org/

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

UWA Publishing

UWA Publishing: sharing research and education with the world to encourage thought, inspire action and create and connect with engaged communities

https://uwap.uwa.edu.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/

Fremantle Press

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

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

Service Provider

Footprints Publishing

An emerging publisher providing comprehensive yet flexible options for authors from origin to destination. We are dedicated to producing memorable books which leave footprints on the soul.

http://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 Arts Centre

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

https://rockinghamwriterscentre.org.au/

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/

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/

Help us to create a state of opportunity for writers and readers in Western Australia

Together we will make a difference.  

Find out more >