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For the Love of Women’s Fiction

29 January @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join KSP Writers’ Centre Chairperson, Elizabeth Lewis, as she delves into the secret lives of Perth authors, Lisa Wolstenholme and Tabetha Rogers Beggs, discussing with them their latest releases, and how they juggle motherhood, jobs and day-to-day challenges to bring you tales of escapism, love and discovery.

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Albany Book Launch: Once

30 January @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Night Parrot Press, Albany and Perth writers in celebrating the release of this exciting new book at the Albany book party.

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‘Get Lit’ Perth Festival Book Club: Tony Birch

30 January @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join curator Sisonke Msimang in talking with Jo Trilling, the Host of The Culture Club, for the second Perth Festival Get Lit Book Club event where they discuss the finer points of Tony Birch’s book The White Girl.

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Flash Fiction Writing Workshop

1 February @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Kickstart those writing resolutions with a flash fiction workshop in the beautiful Great Southern coastal town of Albany, WA.

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Perth Poetry Club: February 2020

1 February @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until 29 February 2020

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Perth Poetry Club meets each Saturday afternoon at The Moon Cafe in Northbridge.

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Perth Writers Salon

2 February @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until 16 February 2020

Hosted by award-winning Perth writer Campbell Jefferys at historic Mattie Furphy house in Swanbourne, participants will learn how to generate ideas, create conflicts, take heroes on journeys, overcome writer’s block and much more in five constructive, inspiring and fun sessions. Sit in for one session, or join them all.

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Writing with an Enlarged Heart

2 February @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm ,

This creative writing masterclass is designed to reconnect you with the heart of your writing life, and employs reflective writing practice to generate fresh connectivity and inspire new approaches to your material.

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Creative Writing Classes with A.R. Levett

7 February @ 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 April 2020

Write that novel you always wanted to. Have you always wanted to write a novel but struggled to represent what you see in your mind on the page? This 38-week …

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Sara Foster : You Don’t Know Me

7 February @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Sara Foster is returning to Armadale Library to discuss her writing journey so far and her latest novel, You Don’t Know Me.

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The Devious Art of Plotting Your Novel

8 February @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

UWA Extension’s annual ‘Story Cycle’ series of creative writing workshops kicks off with a one day course on how to plot your novel in which all the major elements in plotting will be covered and discussed.

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Latest Notices

Australia Institute Writer in Residence Program

Australian writers are invited to apply for the Australia Institute Writer in Residence Program. The Australia Institute Writer in Residence Program is open to writers of non-fiction but is closed …

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Australian Book Industry Awards 2020

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The Australian Book Industry Awards are an annual event to showcase excellence in the publishing of stories in Australia. The Australian Book Industry Awards are an initiative of the Australian …

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Premier’s Book Awards 2019: Eligibility Criteria Changes

The State Library of Western Australia has become aware that changes made to the eligibility criteria for the Premier’s Award for Children and the Premier’s Award for Emerging Writers has …

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Berbay Publishing Accepting Chapter Books and Junior Fiction

From 1 January to 30 April 2020, Berbay Publishing is accepting chapter book and junior fiction submission for readers between the ages of 6 and 12. They would like to …

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Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Project Fund

The Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Project Fund is designed to support and promote participation in, and access to, arts and culture. The Regional Arts Fund is an Australian Government initiative …

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The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award 2021

The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award is one of Australia’s richest and prestigious awards for an unpublished manuscript by a writer under the age of thirty-five. Entrants must be aged under 35 years of …

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Australia Council Travel Fund for Literature

Individuals or international literary organisations may apply to support authors to travel to attend events or activities associated with publication and promotion of their work overseas. The proposal should include …

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Perth Festival Literature & Ideas Program Launched

The Perth Festival has released the full 2020 Literature & Ideas program. Literature & Ideas 2020 curator Sisonke Msimang invites us to come together “to talk about the most pressing …

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Talented Young Writers’ Programme at The Literature Centre

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The Talented Young Writers’ Programme is a unique opportunity for students to participate in full day writing workshops with award-winning Australian authors. The programme is split into age groups: Youth …

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2019 Australian Romance Readers Awards: Finalists Announced

Western Australian authors are among those who have been named finalists in the 2019 Australian Romance Readers Awards (ARRA): Juanita Kees is a finalist in the Suspense category for her …

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