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Armadale Young Writers’ Award Writing Workshops

4 May at 11.00 am - 12.00 pm
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One event on 4 May 2019 at 1.00 pm

One event on 4 May 2019 at 2.30 pm


Prolific, award winning children's author Mark Greenwood presents a series of workshops for students in years 3 to 12 who reside or go to school in the City of Armadale. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with Mark who will provide writing tips and offer encouragement at these free writing workshops. Places are limited, and bookings are essential. To confirm eligibility and book your place, call Armadale Library on 9394 5125.

Reflections Anthology Launch

9 May at 6.00 pm - 7.45 pm Free
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The Armadale Writers' Group (AWG) launch their fourth anthology Reflections with a friendly session of readings and conversation. Discover the fun of creative writing, meet some of our local writers and maybe even join your local writers' group.
This year's anthology includes winning community entries from the AWG writing competition, with copies available by a donation.

Creating Characters The Readers Will Love – With Natasha Lester

11 May at 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm Free
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International best selling author Natasha Lester conducts a writing workshop on creating characters readers will love. This will be followed by a talk about her latest novel The French Photographer. There will be a chance to ask Natasha questions about her writing career and her books. This session is for adults.

Lost Perth with Richard Offen

13 May at 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm Free

Richard Offen, previously Executive Director at Heritage Perth, knows a lot about the history of our city. Join Richard as he discusses the creation of his book Lost Perth and its wonderful collection of photographs of Perth buildings and institutions now sadly lost to us.

The Importance of Diversity in Literature – New Perspectives

17 May at 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm Free
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How important is it that published works reflect the lives of all Australians?
Cate Sutherland, an editor at Fremantle Press, will lead the discussion panel and invite contributions from the audience. Guests include Yuot Alaak, Rafeif Ismail and Scott-Patrick Mitchell.

Designing Characters with Gabriel Evans

18 May at 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm Free

Join author and illustrator Gabriel Evans for an energetic and creative afternoon designing picture book characters and developing stories for them.
This workshop is suitable for children six to 12 years of age. Parents or carers must stay with their child during this workshop.

A small selection of books and art will also be available to purchase.

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