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August Voicebox

26 August @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Guests Dennis Haskell and Daphne Milne will read their poetry, plus 12 x 3 minute open mic.

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Book Tour and Meet the Author: Julie Janson

27 August @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on 23 August 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on 27 August 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 29 August 2019 at 10:30 am

Julie Janson will talk about her new historical novel The Light Horse Ghost, set in Kalgoorlie Boulder in 1919 after the return of the Light Horse. Magabala will publish Julie’s …

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

27 August @ 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

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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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Steve Hawke in Conversation

27 August @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Steve Hawke, author and son of the late Bob Hawke, will be discussing his newly released novel, Out of Time in conversation with editor Naama Grey-Smith. His new book explores …

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Book Tour and Meet the Author: Julie Janson

29 August @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 23 August 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on 27 August 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 29 August 2019 at 10:30 am

Julie Janson will talk about her new historical novel The Light Horse Ghost, set in Kalgoorlie Boulder in 1919 after the return of the Light Horse. Magabala will publish Julie’s …

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Dervla McTiernan and Sara Foster: In Conversation

29 August @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Listen to Dervla McTiernan in conversation with Sara Foster.

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Dr Michael Levitt and The Happy Bowel

29 August @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Dr Michael Levitt has restored hundreds of patients to bowel health and happiness. Join Dr Levitt to find out more about his comprehensive guide, The Happy Bowel, full of practical …

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Between the Sheets: Artists’ Books Exhibition Opening

29 August @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm ,

Between the Sheets: Artists’ Books Exhibition 2019 will be opened by Paul Uhlmann, Artist and Senior Lecturer at Edith Cowan University at at 6 pm on Thursday 29 August at …

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SongCraft 7 Week Songwriting Circle

29 August @ 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

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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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2019 Spring Soiree Sundowner Sessions at KSP

30 August @ 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

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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Latest Notices

Quantum Words Perth – a Festival dedicated to science, creativity and wonder

Quantum Words Perth is Western Australia’s first writers festival dedicated specifically to writing about science, creativity and the spaces in which they intersect. The Festival, to be held at the …

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Win a Festival pass and accommodation package for this year’s Ubud Writers Festival

Enter for your chance to win! With huge thanks to our colleagues at the wonderful Ubud Writers Festival – recently named one of the five best writers festivals in the …

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Mundaring Poetry Competition

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As part of the Mundaring Arts Centre ‘What on Earth’ project, Shire of Mundaring, in collaboration with KSP Writers’ Centre, is pleased to announce a poetry competition. Submit a poem …

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Writing WA Literary Lions Medal

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The Writing WA Literary Lions Medal, produced by The Perth Mint, and a cash prize of $10,000 contributed by Writing WA’s Literary Lions, will be presented annually to an individual …

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2019 ASA Style File Illustration Award Mentorships

The Australian Society of Authors has announced the introduction of the inaugural 2019 ASA Style File Illustration Award Mentorships. For the first time, the ASA is offering mentorships exclusively for …

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Red Room Poetry Object Competition

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Poetry Object ignites imaginations by inviting young writers (Years 3-10) and their teachers to create poems inspired by treasured, curious or talismanic objects. Entry fee: free. Prizes: a list of prizes …

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ARKfest Play Submissions

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ARK Theatre is proud to announce the return of ARKFest: Short Play Festival, inviting writers all over Australia to submit ten-minute plays. All submissions are accepted for judging regardless of …

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ABR Indigenous Fellowship

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Australian Book Review has announced the ABR Indigenous Fellowship, worth a total of $10,000. ABR welcomes proposals from emerging or established Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander writers, journalists, commentators, scholars, activists, and …

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Underground Writers Issue 28: Invitation

Submissions for Issue 28: Invitation are now open and it’s gonna be a bumper issue. With Issue 28, Underground is celebrating its 10th Birthday. Birthdays, weddings, baby showers, funerals. This …

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Submissions to Rabbit Issue 29: Lineages

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RABBIT is currently accepting submissions of nonfiction poetry for Issue 29: Lineages, to be guest co-edited by Chi Tran and Matthew Hall. Send up to 3 poems (short or long) in …

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2020 Stella Prize: Open for Entries

The Stella Prize is an annual prize celebrating Australian women’s contribution to literature and is named after Stella Maria Sarah ‘Miles’ Franklin. Both nonfiction and fiction books by Australian women …

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The Southern Cross Short Story Competition

Ballarat Writers Inc invites writers to enter the 2019 Southern Cross Literary Competition, which runs every second year, alternating with the Martha Richardson Memorial Poetry Prize. Submit short stories up …

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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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