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Writing About Womanhood with Maddie Godfrey

18 April @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ,

This April, join Maddie Godfrey as they explore writing about womanhood. A writer, educator, editor and the 2020 Kat Muscat Fellow, Maddie’s career has focused on exploring womanhood throughout society. …

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Book Launch: Dark Dimensions by J.A. Duxbury

18 April @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm ,

Join J.A. Duxbury to celebrate the launch of Dark Dimensions.

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Mindfulness & Poetry Uplift with Cath Drake

20 April @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 27 April 2021

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Try a refreshing short session of mindfulness and poetry to inspire your writing – and give you a positive boost.

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Editors WA Online Social Meetup

20 April @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come and meet your fellow WA-based editors for a relaxed evening online catchup.

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Zoom Writing Hour with Louise Allan

20 April @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Join Louise Allan for a Zoom writing session every Tuesday fortnight, during which you’ll write in response to a prompt, followed by reading and discussion. These evenings are designed to …

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Stan Grant in Conversation

20 April @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sisonke Msimang will be in conversation with Stan Grant (live streamed) to discuss his new book With the Falling of the Dusk.

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Stories on Stage: Craig Silvey

21 April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Words, wine and wisdom with Dymocks’ Best Book of 2020 author Craig Silvey.

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Creative Partnerships Australia Knowledge Series

22 April @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Creative Partnerships Knowledge Series is a master course of eight online seminars in arts fundraising.

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Creative Writing Classes

22 April @ 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)

22 April @ 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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Latest Notices

Nib Award: Judging Opportunity

Waverley Council invites experienced and emerging writers, literary critics, and publishing industry professionals to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to join the Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award …

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Stuart Hadow Short Story Competition

The Stuart Hadow Short Story Prize celebrates the writing of Lyndall Hadow and Donald Stuart. Submit short stories up to 3,000 words. ​Entry Fee: $15 for FAW WA members; $25 …

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New Peak Body for Playwriting

Playwriting Australia has merged with publishing and licensing organisation Australian Plays to form a new peak body for playwriting: Australian Plays Transform (APT). According to Performing Arts Hub, APT “aims …

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Bayswater Café Residency

Bayswater Café Residency is a writer-in-residence program funded by the City of Bayswater. This program will support two writers to undertake a writing residency at Drip Expresso for a total …

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2021 ABIA Shortlist

The ABIA shortlist has been announced. Congratulations to the following Western Australian authors for their inclusion on the shortlist: Dervla McTiernan for The Good Turn (General Fiction Book of the …

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Fish Flash Fiction Prize 2021: Winners Announced

Fish Publishing has announced the winners of its International Flash Fiction Prize. Congratulations to Shay Marque, whose story ‘Cataracts and Dogberries’ was awarded second prize. Roland Leach received an honourable …

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2022 KSP Established Writers-in-residence: Applications Open

The KSP Established Writer-in-residence is for two to four weeks during 2022. Eligibility: Applicants in this category should be current KSP members and have achieved major publication (at least three …

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2021 Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award, which celebrates excellence in research and writing in Australia. All Australian writers (and their publishers) are invited to nominate …

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Adelaide Plains Poets Poetry Competition 2021

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Submit poems up to 60 lines on the theme of recovery. Categories: Open Class – poets 18 years & older Junior sections – Primary School student (one poem only), Secondary …

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2021 ACU Prize for Poetry

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Submit poetry up to 80 lines on the theme of resilience. Entry fee: $25 per poem. Prizes: $10,000 for first prize; $5,000 for second prize; $3,000 for third prize. Closing …

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