Literature often benefits from isolation, inspiring creativity devoid of distraction and modern trends. WA has inspired some wonderful literary minds including authors such as Tim Winton, Tom Flood and Josephine Wilson.
Literary festivals and events abound, independent publishing houses produce local and aboriginal works and an eclectic mix of family-owned book stores provide lovers of literature with their regular fix of hard copy enjoyment.
A workshop to help any writer suffering from burnout
Blend the techniques of memoir and micro-fiction to create a unique form of non-fiction in this hands on workshop
A panel exploring the history, ecology and personal/cultural relation between plants and people
A panel session exploring the profound significance of First Nations storytelling.
The winners of our Young Artists Call Out unveil their flash fiction
A two-hour songwriting workshop with Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier
An annual lecture celebrating the work of WA author Randolph Stow
A reading from James Foley and Kylie Howarth will that bring books to life for young readers
A free reading from Nathan Viney and Sarah Searle that's perfect for the whole family
A reading from Tracey Dembo and Rebecca M Newman that's perfect for the whole family
Join Writing WA CEO Wil Yeoman in conversation with three of the winners in the 2023 Best Australian Yarn
Three awards-winning writers discuss how their prizes have shaped their careers
International author Mok Zining hosts a workshop to help you turn your pre-occupations into writing.
Three authors find faith within their words and worlds
A discussion about motherhood, vulnerability and imperfection
A character and dialogue writing workshop with Laura Jean Mckay
Join three WA Emerging Writers Prize nominee authors for a chat about their work
A free fan fiction write-in hosted by Writing WA's Youth Advisory Collective
A panel sessions that dives into the imaginative realms of YA fantasy
Meet 2023 Copyright Agency Fellowship winners and discover their different projects
A panel session that takes a deep dive into the essay as a writing form
A panel discussion on writing popular, powerful fiction
A workshop for 6 to 9-year olds to unleash their imagination machines
Three authors debate the realities of working in different literary genres
A reading from Tamara Moss and Meg Caddy that will take the whole family to another world
A screening of 'The Last Daughter' and a chat with its author and director Brenda Mattews
A panel exploring the role writing and journalism play in responding to a world in crisis
Explore the creative possibilities of digital poetry in this writing workshop
Facts meets Fantasy in the work debut authors Graham Akhurst and Madeline Te Whiu