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Welcome to Blackwood Book Launch – Hosted by Hawkeye Publishing

24 October @ 6:30 am - 1:00 pm

Author Khaiah Thomson, will be found behind the counter at Hidden Specialty Coffee selling copies of her debut novel Welcome to Blackwood, and supplying people with their daily dose of caffeine.

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Kalgoorlie Creative Writing Workshops

24 October @ 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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One event on 25 October 2020 at 8:00 am

Helen Iles, Frances Richardson and Maria Bonar of the Society of Women Writers WA will run several weekend writing workshops on 24 and 25 October 2020 in Kalgoorlie.

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Online Writing Course: So You Want to … Take the Next Step

24 October @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until 31 October 2020

You’ve got some words down on the page, now what?

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Finding Your Author Voice (Ballajura)

24 October @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and if you want to get involved, discovering your author voice is the perfect first step to writing your novel.

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Perth Poetry Club: October 2020

24 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 31 October 2020

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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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Kalgoorlie Creative Writing Workshops

25 October @ 8:00 am - 26 October @ 12:15 pm
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One event on 25 October 2020 at 8:00 am

Helen Iles, Frances Richardson and Maria Bonar of the Society of Women Writers WA will run several weekend writing workshops on 24 and 25 October 2020 in Kalgoorlie.

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Voicebox Fremantle

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

PEN Perth (advocates for the responsible freedom of expression) is the special feature this month at Voicebox.

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Poetry Workshop

27 October @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on 25 August 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 29 September 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 27 October 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 24 November 2020 at 6:00 pm

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Poetry Workshop is a safe and dynamic space where you can craft your poetry and offer feedback to other poets.

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WA Poets Poetry Workshopping Group

28 October @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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On the second and the final Wednesday of the month

A supportive group in which you can share drafts of poems you are working on and receive feedback from other poets

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KSP Scribe Tribe

28 October @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 16 December 2020

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Develop writing skills and meet new friends at the KSP Writers’ Centre Scribe Tribe.

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Latest Notices

Raine Square Short Story Dispenser

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We are so excited to announce that thanks to the literature-loving team at Raine Square, Perth now has its first Short Story Dispenser. The Dispensers are a French invention that …

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Kembali 20 Perth, 1 November.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) and Ubud Food Festival (UFF) have been cancelled. However, the organisers have created KEMBALI 20 in a …

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Win a Writing Session at the Australian Storyteller’s Festival

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As part of the Australian Storytellers Festival on Sunday 15 November, The Literature Centre is inviting entries from budding young writers, aged between 8-12 years old. Simply explain in 50 …

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Book Links Award for Children’s Historical Fiction

A prize of $1000 will be awarded to a book that is not only an outstanding work of fiction but excels at increasing the awareness and developing the understanding of …

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2021 Calibre Essay Prize

ABR welcomes entries in the 2021 Calibre Essay Prize. The Prize is open to all essayists writing in English. Submit an essay of between 2,000 and 5,000 words on any subject. …

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LoveStreet Writers Competition

Win a place at a LoveStreet Writers workshop. We all know that this year has created all manner of restrictions, so LoveStreet wanted to make a little opportunity by setting …

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Griffith Review 72: States of Mind

This edition of Griffith Review examines how we conceptualise our psychological, existential and political condition. Griffith Review 72: States of Mind will explore the parameters of our cognitive landscapes and …

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2021 Varuna Fellowships Announced

Congratulations to Dr Laurie Steed, who has been awarded The Henry Handel Richardson Flagship Fellowship for his short story collection Nova – Stories. You can find a full list of …

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CBCA 2020 Book of the Year Awards

The CBCA 2020 Book of the Year Awards has been announced. When Billy Was a Dog, written by Kirsty Murray and illustrated by Karen Blair was named an Honour Book …

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Women With Disabilities Australia: Call for Blog Commentary

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) is seeking blog contributions from women, girls and non-binary people with disability who live in Australia and likes to write, make videos or podcasts: ‘WWDA …

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Culmination: Submit a Prose, Poem or Art Ending

Sunspot Lit is launching Culmination: $500 for a Prose, Poem, or Art Ending. There are no restrictions on theme, category, or the length of the piece from which the beginning …

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