Events

08 May, 2020

Landscapes in Crime Fiction

Online masterclass by the Australian Society of Authors In crime fiction, landscape is not just background scenery; it’s a character in its own right, and vitally important to how the story is told. In this online masterclass you’ll explore the importance of setting in crime fiction, learning about how certain novels work within certain settings, […]

07 May, 2020

Words for Now: Poetry as Processing

Live-stream by the Wheeler Centre Ellen van Neerven and Maxine Beneba Clarke bring humour and heart to critical questions of who we are, where we come from and the burden of Australia’s unreconciled history. These two poetic powerhouses will discuss their shared passion for the form, and consider ways in which poetry can help us […]

02 May, 2020 to 04 Jul, 2020

Online Masterclass: Picture Books

Online masterclass by the Australian Society of Authors Basics and more Have you been thinking of writing and/or illustrating your own picture book for children? In exceptional value for money, this course not only includes four group sessions, it also provides three one-hour bonus sessions of one-to-one mentoring! Presented by publishing consultant Erica Wagner, who […]

24 Apr, 2020 to 15 May, 2020

Pitch Perfect

Online course by the Australian Society of Authors How to prepare yourself for the publishing process Are you looking to publish your book, but you’re unsure of the pitching process? This four-week course, designed for authors writing for readers from middle grade to adult, will address all of the crucial steps you’ll need to take […]

22 Apr, 2020

Media Industry Crisis

Webinar by the Australia Institute In conversation The crisis facing media and journalism was already underway before COVID-19 hit, but the public health crisis has accelerated the industry’s problems. What is going wrong? How can we promote a diverse and thriving media industry and protect the role of journalism in our democracy? Copyright Agency Chair […]

22 Apr, 2020 to 24 May, 2020

Revealed Exhibition 2020

Online exhibition by Fremantle Arts Centre The Revealed Exhibition showcases over 100 of the best new and emerging Aboriginal artists from WA’s remote and regional art centres, as well as independent and Noongar artists from metropolitan Perth and the South West. The works span a breadth of styles and mediums including painting, installation, video, textiles, […]

18 Apr, 2020 to 19 Apr, 2020

The Writers Mentor

Online masterclass by the Australian Society of Authors Finding the voice and heart of the vision Do you struggle to find your voice or maintain the vision of your manuscript? Whether you’re writing a novel or memoir, this inspiring masterclass will help you to clarify the heart of your project, boost your productivity and find […]

08 Mar, 2020

Blak Markets

The Blak Markets on Bare Island allow Aboriginal stallholders to sell unique and authentic arts and crafts, with all profits going back to their communities. Throughout the day there will be art workshops, cultural song and dance performances, and interactive Wiradjuri storytelling sessions. The market takes place in the Kamay-Botany Bay National Park with the […]

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