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1st Edition Retreat

The 1st Edition Retreat will see three WA writers enjoy an intensive long weekend KSP retreat in the beautiful Perth hills, hosted by esteemed West Australian author, Dr Laurie Steed.

It offers promising emerging writers the opportunity for private mentoring, development of a first draft manuscript, interaction with fellow authors, and exclusive free access to a series of Fremantle Press publishing workshops throughout 2019/2020, to provide insights into the world of publishing and the business of being a writer.

There is a limit of three places only.

  • Fee to apply: $25 application fee
  • Fee for successful applicants: $300 pp
  • Value: $1,100

Deadline to apply: Sunday 15 September 2019.

Retreat dates: Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 October 2019.

For more information about the 1st Edition Retreat, including how to apply, please visit the KSP Writers’ Centre website.

About Laurie Steed: Dr Laurie Steed is the Patricia Hackett Prize winning author of You Belong Here, and lives in Perth, Western Australia. His work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and published in Best Australian StoriesThe AgeMeanjinWesterlyIslandThe Sleepers Almanac and elsewhere. He teaches Advanced Fiction for Writers Victoria and is a member of the Editorial Board of Margaret River Press. In 2014, he became the first Australian writer granted fellowship in the history of the Sozopol Fiction Seminars and, in May 2015, was selected for the 2016 Bernheim Writers Residency in Kentucky, USA.

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