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October 2019

Welcome to Judy Nunn’s Khaki Town

24 October @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Armadale Library, Shop #64 Armadale Central Shopping Centre,10 Orchard Avenue
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia
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Free
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Judy Nunn’s exciting new novel, Khaki Town, is inspired by a true wartime story that has remained a well kept secret for over seventy years.

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Great Big Booktoberfest Read and Hungerford Book Launch

24 October @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fremantle Arts Centre, 1 Finnerty Street
Fremantle, WA Australia
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Free
Collage of headshots of authors involved with Booktoberfest

Celebrate the launch of the City of Fremantle Hungerford Award winning book, Invisible Boys by Holden Sheppard, as well as new release titles by Megan Anderson, Moira Court, Steve Hawke, Julia Lawrinson, Helen Milroy, Philippa Nikulinsky, HM Waugh, David Whish-Wilson and Anne-Louise Willoughby.

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Friday Talk: On the Life & Work of Nora Heysen

25 October @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free
Sign at UWA indicating the direction of the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Join writer Anne-Louise Willoughby as she discusses painter Nora Heysen (1911-2003), whose work is currently on view in the exhibition Cosmopolitan. Heysen was the first woman to win the Archibald Prize, and Australia’s first female painter to be appointed an official war artist. Fremantle-based writer Anne-Louise Willoughby is the author of Nora Heysen: A Portrait (Fremantle Press, 2019). She has worked as a lecturer and tutor in creative writing at the University of Western Australia with a particular interest in memoir and…

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Fire and Ice : the Art of Publishing a Romance

25 October @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Armadale Library, Shop #64 Armadale Central Shopping Centre,10 Orchard Avenue
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia
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Image: Sonia Bellhouse and book cover of Fire and Ice

Meet local author Sonia Bellhouse as she discusses how she realised her dream of becoming a published novelist.

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Author Talk: Holden Sheppard

25 October @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Riverton Library, 67 Riley Rd
Riverton, WA 6148 Australia
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Join award-winning local author Holden Sheppard as he discusses his new book 'Invisible Boys'. This debut novel centres on a group of very different teenage boys growing up gay in Geraldton. Holden will share his very personal impetus for writing the novel and talk about his own journey from being a manual labourer to becoming a published author and his struggle for self-acceptance as a gay man in light of various challenges growing up. Book sales and signing available on…

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SCBWI Australia West – Quiz Night 2019

25 October @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tompkins on Swan, 632 Canning Hwy
Alfred Cove, 6154
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$15

Get SQUIZZY with a SCBWI QUIZZY.

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2019 Spring Soiree Sundowner Sessions at KSP

25 October @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on 27 September 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on 25 October 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on 29 November 2019 at 6:30 pm

KSP Writers’ Centre, 11 Old York Road
Greenmount, WA 6056 Australia
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$5 – $10

The KSP Writers' Centre is proud to bring you Sundowner Sessions, with featured author talks nights on the last Friday of each month from Aug-Nov.

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Poetry Readings at Monet Studio

26 October @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Monet Studio, 85 Gt Eastern Hwy
South Guildford, WA 6055 Australia
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Free

Come and share your poetry with a small group of keen poets no matter what your style/expertise, or just come to enjoy. Warm welcome from artist and poet Maureen Capps. On-going tea/coffee available. For more information contact Maureen via email ([email protected] ) or by telephone (92773685).

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Perth Poetry Club: October 2019

26 October @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until 26 October 2019

The Moon Cafe, 323 William Street
Northbridge, WA 6003 Australia
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Perth Poetry Club meets each Saturday afternoon at the Moon Cafe in Northbridge.

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October Voicebox

28 October @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Threeo Cafe and Eats, 244 South Terrace,
South Fremantle, 6162
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$6 – $10

Perth poet Laurie Smith will read his newest work, followed by "Well of Memories", a presentation of spoken word, poetry and music from Jo Clarke and Giri Antonio Mazzella - from The Nonna Tales.

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