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August 2019

Book Launch: Light Up the World – Inspiration for a New Humanity by Mark Simpson

31 August @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Shorehouse, Swanbourne, Perth, 278 Marine Parade, Swanbourne
Perth, 6010
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$2 – $45

Please come and help celebrate the launch of Light Up the World. It is a beautiful collection of inspirational prose and poetry and an open invitation to love and transformation for all. The event ticket includes a two course lunch and there will be readings, conversation, inspiration and some door prizes too. "At a time when authentic words of wisdom are in short supply, there is one single clear, wise voice. It is the voice of our own heart. Light…

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Perth Poetry Club: August 2019

31 August @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until 31 August 2019

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

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September 2019

You Are Not Alone: PEN Letter Writing Night

2 September @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on 2 September 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on 7 October 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on 4 November 2019 at 6:30 pm

Centre for Stories, 100 Aberdeen Street
Northbridge, WA 6003 Australia
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Free
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PEN Perth hosts a regular letter writing night on the first Monday of each month. Come write letters of solidarity  — all welcome.

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‘Honestly, this really happened to me’ – Monologue Workshop with Hellie Turner

3 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 17 September 2019

Centre for Stories, 100 Aberdeen Street
Northbridge, WA 6003 Australia
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$300

Highly experienced WA playwright Hellie Turner invites you to engage with her in a lively 7 week workshop, designed to assist you to construct & write a dramatic monologue centred on a ‘defining event or issue’ from your life story.

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Basic Editing Skills with Amanda Curtin

3 September @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Centre for Stories, 100 Aberdeen Street
Northbridge, WA 6003 Australia
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$285 – $345

A six-week workshop series designed for emerging editors, focusing on basic skills and knowledge and introducing editing principles, communication concepts and industry practices.

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Holden Sheppard & Laurie Steed: In Conversation

4 September @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Armadale Library, Shop #64 Armadale Central Shopping Centre,10 Orchard Avenue
Armadale, WA 6112 Australia
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Free

Robust and engaging conversation is assured, as authors Holden Sheppard and Laurie Steed discuss Invisible Boys, Holden’s T.A.G. Hungerford Award winning novel, and what it means to be a young gay man in Western Australia. Refreshments will be available. This is a free event, but bookings are essential via eventbrite or by phoning Armadale Library on 9394 5125. This event is part of the Armadale Writers’ Festival, which runs from 29 August to 7 September 2019.

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Lit Live – Behaving Badly

4 September @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Centre for Stories, 100 Aberdeen Street
Northbridge, WA 6003 Australia
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$20

Lit Live is great short stories, read by great storytellers. This month’s theme is Behaving Badly.

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Sundowner with Morris Gleitzman

5 September @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Royal Perth Yacht Club, Australia II Drive
Crawley, WA 6009 Australia
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$25 – $30
Morris Gleitzman

Meet the Australian Children's Laureate, Morris Gleitzman over drinks and canapes at Royal Perth Yacht Club.

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SongCraft 7 Week Songwriting Circle

5 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 12 September 2019

Earthwise Community, 315 Bagot Road
Subiaco, WA 6008 Australia
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$185.71 – $233.19
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In this 7 week songwriting circle, beginners, musicians, poets and longtime songwriters learn how to craft better lyrics and get more involved in the storytelling aspect of songwriting.

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Kimberley Writers Festival

6 September - 8 September
Kununurra Kununurra, WA 6743 Australia + Google Map
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Be inspired, entertained and connected at the Kimberley Writers Festival in Kununurra from 6 to 8 September 2019.

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Enter by 1 September for your chance to win!

Win a Festival Pass and 5 nights’ accommodation for 2 people at this year’s Ubud Writers Festival

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