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First Showing! See Shaun Tan's 'Cicada' Exhibition and Explore our Galleries - Wed 22 and Thu 23 August

First Showing! See Shaun Tan's 'Cicada' Exhibition and Explore our Galleries - Wed 22 and Thu 23 August

Posted 27 days ago by Nicole Clarke

EXCITING NEWS!  2ND DATE ANNOUNCED!  

To celebrate BOOK WEEK, the Centre is opening its galleries to the public!  Come and see how we nurture and promote Australian picture books and novels for children, young adults... and all ages.

Shaun Tan’s CICADA Exhibition and Open Galleries

Wednesday 22 August, 4pm to 8pm  AND

Thursday 23 August, 4pm to 8pm

Gates open 3.30pm.  Free Entry!

CICADA EXHIBITION AND OPEN GALLERIES FLYER 22 & 23 ...

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Looking ahead to Term 4 - TLC News brochure out now!

Looking ahead to Term 4 - TLC News brochure out now!

Posted 3 months ago by Webmaster

The Literature Centre's Term 4 Picture Book Exhibitions have been announced.  

Our TLC News brochure will be arriving in your inbox shortly or if you've missed it take a look HERE  

Remember, only a limited number of TLC News brochures will now be printed and posted to schools in WA but you can access them any time on our website.

 

LITERATURE WORKSHOPS - For enquiries about Literature Workshops at the Centre set within carefully curated ...

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Term 3 'TLC News' Out Now - Check out these Exhibitions!

Term 3 'TLC News' Out Now - Check out these Exhibitions!

Posted 3 months ago by Webmaster

The Literature Centre's Term 3 Picture Book Exhibitions have been announced.  

Our TLC News brochure will be arriving in your inbox shortly or if you've missed it take a look HERE  

Remember, only a limited number of TLC News brochures will now be printed and posted to schools in WA but you can access them any time on this website.

 

LITERATURE WORKSHOPS - For enquiries about Literature Workshops at our Centre utilising carefully curated ...

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Exciting Conference News - Celebrate Reading with us in October!

Exciting Conference News - Celebrate Reading with us in October!

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Clarke

NOW LAUNCHED - SEE OUR 2 DAY CONFERENCE PROGRAMME!  

Are you after a richly rewarding, inspiring and fun literary experience?  Look no further than our 2018 Conference in Fremantle, WA! 

The detailed two day programme is out now and packed with intense solo’s and lively panel discussions. Take a look here!  2018 Celebrate Reading National Conference Programme Flyer

Our 7th annual Celebrate Reading National Conference - Insights into ...

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Celebrate Reading National Conference - 2018 Authors and Registration Info!

Celebrate Reading National Conference - 2018 Authors and Registration Info!

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Clarke

NOW LAUNCHED - SEE OUR 2 DAY CONFERENCE PROGRAMME!  

Are you after a richly rewarding, inspiring and fun literary experience?  Look no further than our 2018 Conference in Fremantle, WA! 

The detailed two day programme is out now and packed with intense solo’s and lively panel discussions. Take a look here!  2018 Celebrate Reading National Conference Programme Flyer

Our 7th annual Celebrate Reading National Conference - Insights into ...

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Australian Storytellers Festival A Huge Success!

Australian Storytellers Festival A Huge Success!

Posted 7 months ago by Webmaster

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED OUR 25TH YEAR CELEBRATIONS! What a memorable term with 'Teacup' Performances in March, and in April our Industry Sundowner event and the Australian Storytellers Festival.  Huge crowds, heartwarming speeches and so much fun - our thanks!  

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The Literature Centre celebrates 25 Years in 2018!   A variety of exciting events with guest Authors and Illustrators ...

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The Sound of Picture Books in Term 3

The Sound of Picture Books in Term 3

Posted 10 months ago by Webmaster

Thank you for your continued support of our innovative performances.

The Literature Centre was proud to be included in this year's Perth Festival Writers Week on Sunday 25 February, with two special performances of The Sound of Picture Books featuring Tree.   Two huge audiences filled the Octagon Theatre for an engaging treat - they heard the story narrated, were moved by the music and saw the stunning illustrations of Tree - A Little Story ...

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Our Young Writers Programme in 2018 - Work with these top Australian Authors!

Our Young Writers Programme in 2018 - Work with these top Australian Authors!

Posted 2 years ago by Webmaster

2018 Timetable for TYWP - see hereRegister students now to avoid disappointment!

Calling all avid readers and writers Year 6 to Year 12!  Our Talented Young Writers' Programme (TYWP) is held each year with an impressive line-up of presenting authors.  We offer full day workshops for students Year 6 to Year 12, taking place each term in FremantleBunburyBusselton, Albany and Geraldton.  

We are so proud of this programme, established for ...

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Donate Today! - Become a 'Friend of the Literature Centre'

Donate Today! - Become a 'Friend of the Literature Centre'

Posted 2 years ago by Webmaster

By donating you become part of our Friends of The Literature Centre group.  Be part of something creative and unique in Australia. All donations over $2 are fully tax deductible and we are endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient and Tax Concession Charity.

Please see our Friends of The Literature Centre brochure and registration form (attached below) with payment options or simply email us with your donation details and preferred method of ...

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Pilbara Programme 2012-2017 supported by BHP.  New Partner Search Begins!

Pilbara Programme 2012-2017 supported by BHP. New Partner Search Begins!

Posted 2 years ago by Webmaster

From 2012 to 2017, students based in the regional communities of Hedland and Newman had greater access to literature and writing programmes thanks to The Literature Centre’s Principal Partnership with BHP.   Over the years, the partnership would grow to not only provide writing workshops with mainstream secondary and Graham Polly Farmer 'Follow the Dream' students, but also include Pilbara Book Weeks with visiting authors/illustrators in ...

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