Writing and Literature Groups in Perth and Western Australia

Writing and Literature Perth & Western Australia

  • Children’s Book Council of Australia – a volunteer-run organisation that encourages young people to read and enjoy books, promotes excellence in books for young people and encourages high standards of reviewing
  • The Fellowship of Australian Writers WA Section – Statewide network for writers in all genres and anyone with an interest in books and writing.
  • The Literature Centre (formerly Fremantle Childrens Literature Centre) is a place to nurture young peoples interest in reading and writing, using innovative techniques to explore and interpret literature. Located within the walls of the Old Fremantle Prison
  • Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre – encourages and facilitates writers’ readings, workshops, writers in residence and other services, to encourage writers at all levels.
  • Peter Cowan Writers Centre (PCWC) is a friendly non-profit organisation which strives to be supportive of new writers, provide pleasure to those who write for fun, and to be an alternative for those who take creative writing seriously. It is located in the Edith Cowan Heritage House on the Edith Cowan University campus in Joondalup
  • Vibewire – A non-profit organisation that supports young people to effectively shape their world through media, arts and entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • WA Poets Inc
  • Western Australian Science Fiction Foundation (WASFF) is a non profit, community based organisation that aims to promote science fiction in all mediums in Western Australia. WASFF provides a legal and financial framework supporting community events such as Swancon. Swancon is the annual state conference held in Western Australia celebrating science fiction and related topics. This volunteer WASFF run conference has been running for over thirty years, and hosts a wide range of international and national guests, whilst encouraging and supporting local talent.
  • Western Australia Society of Editors
  • Women in Publishing (WA)
  • WritingWA includes details of literary activities, festivals, workshops, competitions and awards.

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