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November 2019

Library Buzz Week: Holden Sheppard, Author in Conversation

27 November @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Victoria Park Library, 27 Sussex Street
East Victoria Park, WA 6101 Australia
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Image: author Holden Sheppard, smiling, arms crossed, standing in front of a graffitied building

Join Holden Sheppard as he talks with Emily Paull about his award winning debut novel Invisible Boys.

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Launch: Westerly 64.2

27 November @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bar Orient, 39 High Street
Fremantle, WA 6160 Australia
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Image: artwork by Lorri Whiting, reproduced with the permission of her estate. Photograph taken by Kevin Brophy, 2019.

Westerly is proud to announce the launch of its latest issue, 64.2, a general issue featuring the work of writers from across Australia and overseas. Contributors to Westerly 64.2 include Samuel Wagan Watson, Mary Anne Butler, Ian Seed, Claire G. Coleman, John Kinsella, Reneé Pettitt-Schipp, Kevin Brophy and Lorri Whiting, Paul Dawson, Matthew Hooton, Ella Jeffery, Len Collard and Linda Martin, Shari Kocher, Mags Webster, Lynne Viti, Anne M Carson, Gay Lynch, Irma Woods, Alan Fyfe, Caitlin Maling, Angela Sorby, David McGuigan,…

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National Novel Writing Month at Maylands Library

28 November @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 28 November 2019

Maylands Public Library, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, WA 6051 Australia
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Illustration of a woman leaning over a typewriter with a light bulb atop her head

The Maylands Public Library will be hosting weekly informal creative writing workshops to help participants reach their NaNoWriMo goal of writing a 50 thousand word novel in one month.

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Emily Paull in Conversation

29 November @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Beaufort Street Books, 567 Beaufort Street
Mount Lawley, WA 6050 Australia
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Images: Book cover of Well-Behaved Women and Emily Paull

Please come along to hear Emily Paull in conversation with Geraldine at Beaufort Street Books to discuss her debut collection of stories.

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2019 Spring Soiree Sundowner Sessions at KSP

29 November @ 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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Neerlandia Open Mic: Author Louise Allan

29 November @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rhein Donau Club Inc., 110 North Lake Rd
Myaree, WA 6154 Australia
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Image: Louise Allan's novel The Sister's Song with Dutch Title, Het lied van Zussen

Come and join a special Open Mic session where author Louise Allan will talk about her Debut Novel The Sister’s Song or Het lied van Zussen which is the Dutch translation. For this special Open Mic session the Dutch translation of her book is available for Credit Card pre-order online only, via the Neerlandia website, and needs to be picked up on the night of the Maas en Waal Borrel, end of month drinks on 29 November 29 2019 at the…

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Perth Poetry Club: November and December 2019

30 November @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until 14 December 2019

The Moon Cafe, 323 William Street
Northbridge, WA 6003 Australia
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picture of a microphone with details about Perth Poetry Club in text

Perth Poetry Club meets each Saturday afternoon at the Moon Cafe in Northbridge. For the remaining two months of the year, Perth Poetry Club will have the following features and usual open mike: 2 November: Kevin Gillam with Cello plus open-mike (with cello accompaniment) 9 November: Natalie D-Napoleon and her new book, plus open-mike 16 November: Pat Johnson, Colin Young, Biddle and Scott-Patrick Mitchell, plus open-mike 23 November: Ros Spencer Anthology Launch, plus open-mike 30 November: Rita Tognini and Catherine…

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Creative Conversations 2019: The Extra Life of Words

30 November @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Curtin, 139 St Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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The China Australia Writing Centre (CAWC) hosts its literary showcase, Creative Conversations 2019: The Extra Life of Words, on Saturday 30 November 2019 at Curtin 139 St Georges Terrace. This exciting event, a collaboration between Curtin University and Shanghai’s Fudan University, brings together three prize-winning writers who have all brought words to life in contexts other than the page, to engage audiences in innovative ways. Facilitated by Meri Fatin, panellists Wang Yin, Jo Jones and two-time Miles Franklin award winner Kim Scott, will…

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Write Night 2019 – NaNoWriMo

30 November @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John McGrath Pavillion, South Perth, 97 Hensman Street
South Perth, 6151
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Write Night is a celebration of NaNoWriMo and a last blast toward 50,000. To help you through the final push, you are invited to the annual Write Night. Bring your novel with you, be it on laptop, tablet, or pen and paper.

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December 2019

Well-Behaved Women: Emily Paull in conversation with Jay Anderson

1 December @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rabble Books and Games, 2/46 Eighth Ave
Maylands, WA 6051 Australia
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Image: book cover of Well Behaved Women and photo of Emily Paull

You are invited to celebrate the release of Emily Paull’s debut short story collection, Well-Behaved Women. 

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