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National Simultaneous Storytime

27 May @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am ,

Set your alarm and join thousands of children from across Australia on Wednesday 27 May at 11 am AEST (9 am in WA) for National Simultaneous Storytime.

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WAPI Poetry Workshopping Group (suspended)

27 May @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 26 February 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 11 March 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 25 March 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 15 April 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 29 April 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 13 May 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 27 May 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 10 June 2020 at 10:00 am

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An opportunity for new and experienced poets to give and receive feedback on their work within a supportive  group.

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Half the Perfect World with Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell (Cancelled)

27 May @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Winner of the 2019 Non-Fiction Prime Minister’s Literary Award, Half the Perfect World tells the story of Australian writers George Johnston and Charmian Clift and their extraordinary experience at the centre of a post-war international artist community that formed on the remote and beautiful Greek island of Hydra for a near decade after 1955.

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ASA Authors Online Series: How to Run Virtual Appearances

27 May @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 17 June 2020

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Learn all the skills you’ll need to run virtual appearances.

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Online Book Club for Ages 10 to 14: Sally Murphy

27 May @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ,

Join this new virtual Book Club for 10 to 14 year olds.

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Night Parrot Press $5 Flash Club (Online)

27 May @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until 13 June 2020

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 17 June 2020

Looking for creative flashes to inspire you to write and share stories? Join Night Parrot Press’s weekly online club that meets via Zoom.

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Live Author Talk: Madelaine Dickie via Zoom

27 May @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn about the inspiration behind Red Can Origami, as well as about Madelaine’s first novel Troppo, which won the City of Fremantle Hungerford Award and was shortlisted for the Dobbie Literary Award and the Barbara Jefferis Award.

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2020 Denmark Festival of Voice

29 May - 31 May ,

The Denmark Festival of Voice is an intimate festival held in the small and beautiful town of Denmark on the South Coast of Western Australia.

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Creative Writing Classes with A.R. Levett (online)

29 May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until 3 July 2020

Write that novel you always wanted to.

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Night Parrot Press $5 Flash Club (Online)

30 May @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until 13 June 2020

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 17 June 2020

Looking for creative flashes to inspire you to write and share stories? Join Night Parrot Press’s weekly online club that meets via Zoom.

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Latest Notices

Being Virtually Active – Creating Video content for going online

To support writers and illustrators who are moving their activities online, Writing WA will be hosting a one hour workshop, Thu., 21 May 2020, 10:30 am – 11:30 am on …

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Regional Arts Sector Investment Fund

The Regional Arts Sector Investment (RASI) program supports regional Western Australian arts and cultural organisations, with funding of up to $60,000 per annum for a period of 2.5 years. The …

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ALS Gold Medal Shortlist 2020

Congratulations to Charmaine Papertalk Green, who has been shortlisted for the ALS Gold Medal for her poetry collection, Nganajungu Yagu. The ALS Gold Medal is awarded annually for an outstanding literary …

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From Lawyer to Crime Writer, Meet Dervla McTiernan

ABC Perth’s Barry Nicholls recently talked to best-selling crime writer Dervla McTiernan about her journey from lawyer to best-selling crime writer. You can listen via the ABC Early Mornings program …

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WA Writer Carl Merrison Wins black&write! Fellowship

The Queensland Minister for the Arts has announced the black&write! Fellowship winners for 2020. Congratulations to Western Australian author and respected Kija man, Carl Merrison, who has been awarded one …

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KSP Established Writer-in-Residence 2021

The KSP Writers’ Centre is proud to support the development of literary work by hosting a number of annual residencies for writers. Applicants in the Established Writer-in-Residence category should have achieved …

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Rhiza Press Considering Unsolicited Submissions for YA Fiction

Rhiza Press is currently considering unsolicited submissions for young adult fiction only through Rhiza Edge. Rhiza Press has grown out of Wombat Books, which was established in 2009 and produces …

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Love to Read Local Virtual Event Fund

Writing WA has launched a Virtual Event Fund as part of the Love to Read Local 2020 campaign. Writing WA has recently succeeded in securing funding from the Copyright Agency …

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The 2020 Venie Holmgren Environmental Poetry Prize

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The 2020 Venie Holmgren Environmental Poetry Prize is a result of the partnership between Rabbit Journal and Holmgren Design. Submit a poem up to 80 lines on an environmental theme. …

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UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing

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Know an aspiring science writer in years 7-10? Encourage them to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing. 2020 theme: The Big Ideas Saving the Planet In 800 …

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Scribe Varuna Residency

The 2020 Scribe Varuna program is looking for narrative non-fiction on climate change, nature, and the environment in the anthropocene. Scribe Publications will choose each of the manuscripts because they …

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