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Workshop: Ignite your Writing with Sasha Wasley

24 July @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Ignite your writing in this 90 minute workshop with Sasha Wasley.

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Writers Boot Camps 1 and 2

24 July @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Helen Iles will put you through your paces at two Writers Boot Camps.

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Perth Poetry Club July 2021

24 July @ 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 July 2021

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Perth Poetry Club is once again meeting each Saturday afternoon at the Moon Cafe in Northbridge, although it is also continuing via Zoom if that is your preferred option.

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Edge Shorts

25 July @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Edge Performance Writers has teamed up with Short+Sweet Perth to offer you a series of online (on Zoom) playwriting workshops and script readings for ten-minute plays. The full program is …

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Gumnut Press “Sweet Delights” Anthology Launch

25 July @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Gumnut Press are proud to announce the launch of their 2021 anthology, Sweet Delights.

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Voicebox Fremantle

26 July @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ,

Please join Voicebox Fremantle on Monday 26 July to extend the celebrations of NAIDOC week with an excellent lineup of feature poets.

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WAPI Poetry Workshopping Group

28 July @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

A twice monthly poetry workshopping group. A supportive space to meet with other poets to give and receive feedback on your poetry drafts.

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Creative Writing Classes

29 July @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 9 December 2021

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Write that novel you always wanted to.

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Grow Write (Midland)

29 July @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Interested in creative writing? Develop your skills in this drop-in session at Midland Public Library.

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Barefaced Stories: Bring the Pain

29 July @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm ,

Barefaced Stories is a monthly live show featuring storytellers from all walks of life. Each taking to the stage in turn with nothing but a true-life tale.

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Writing WA launches the Literary Map of Western Australia

Writing WA, with the generous support of Lotterywest, is thrilled to launch The Literary Map of Western Australia, connecting travellers from near and far with West Australian literature. The Literary …

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Ubud Writers and Readers Festival Perth 2021

Writing WA is delighted to be presenting Ubud Writers and Readers Festival Perth in 2021, in partnership with Ubud Writers and Readers Festival and with investment from the State Government …

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Regional WA Community Participation and Inclusion Program Funding

The Community Participation and Inclusion Program aims to improve social inclusion and access to arts and culture in regional WA. Funding delivered through the Community Participation and Inclusion Program is …

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Regional and Remote Festivals Fund

The Regional and Remote Festivals Fund supports arts and cultural activity at regional and remote festivals in Western Australia. Funding delivered through the Regional and Remote Festivals Fund is intended …

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Australian Booksellers Association Announces New President

The Australian Booksellers Association has announced that the organisation’s incoming president is Jane Seaton from Beaufort Street Books. Jane has been on the ABA Committee of Management for seven years, …

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Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards 2021 Shortlist

Speech Pathology Australia has announced the shortlist for its annual Book of the Year Awards. A number of Western Australian creators and publishers were among those shortlisted: Birth to Three …

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2021 Mascara Bundanon Writer’s Residency Shortlist

The 2021 Mascara Bundanon Writer’s Residency shortlist has been announced. Congratulations to Timmah Ball, who is among the shortlist. The other shortlisted writers are Isabelle Li, Luke Patterson and Saba …

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2021 Woorilla Poetry Prize

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Submit poetry to the 2021 Woorilla Poetry Prize. Categories: Open, Youth (12–18 years) and Youth CALD (12–18 years) Entry fees: $15 per poem for the open section; free for first …

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2021 Deakin University Nonfiction Prize

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Submit up to 3,000 words in any nonfiction genre, including memoir, journalism, essay, and creative nonfiction. Open to writers 30 years old or younger. Prizes: The winner receives a cash …

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2021 Port Writers Open Literary Competition

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Submit short fiction or nonfiction up to 2500 word and poetry up to 32 lines. Entry fee: $5 per entry. Prizes for each category: $100 for first, $50 for second …

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KSP Short Fiction Competition

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Submit short fiction with engaging characters and a compelling narrative. All fiction styles and themes are acceptable. Word limits: Youth: Max 1,000 words per entry, limit of one entry per …

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