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The Sound of Picture Books is coming in September

The Sound of Picture Books is coming in September

Posted 6 days ago by Nicole Clarke

Teachers, it's back this September!  The Literature Centre, in partnership with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Yamaha and Australian Piano Warehouse, is proud to present The Sound of Picture Books.  These unique multi-modal performances are tailored to the age groups attending and features seven superb WASO musicians, Alf Demasi on piano, Matt Ottley’s illustrations shown on a large screen and Tina Wilson's engaging narration. ...

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Our Exciting Young Writers Program for Years 6-12

Our Exciting Young Writers Program for Years 6-12

Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Clarke

Program continues in 2021!

Follow the links to discover our 2021 author timetables for sessions held in Fremantle, Bunbury, Busselton, Albany and Geraldton.

Or find out how you can receive the pre-recorded sessions of a huge range of Australian authors, either for teachers scheduling in-school writing sessions or for avid young writers to access themselves at home. 

 

QUICK LINK to Young Writers Collective information. 

Students meet ...

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Perth Festival Events with us in Fremantle and Joondalup - Feb 2021

Perth Festival Events with us in Fremantle and Joondalup - Feb 2021

Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Clarke

We're delighted to be presenting Literature and Ideas in Joondalup and Fremantle as part of the 2021 Perth Festival!

 

In February 2021, we're offering a range of talks and conversations with a fantastic mix of genres and 'first time authors' at the Joondalup Library and at our Centre in Fremantle. (NOTE: Fremantle events now in East Workshops in the Fremantle Prison. See below) 

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL via the Perth Festival website - read on ...

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Temporary Move! TLC relocating 3 Dec 2020 to Early March 2021

Temporary Move! TLC relocating 3 Dec 2020 to Early March 2021

Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Clarke

JANUARY UPDATE!  Restoration works are well underway and progress is exciting. Due to some unforeseen delays, we must advise that our return to the Centre will now be early March 2021.

Our temporary office remains open at 8 The Terrace, Fremantle (part of the Fremantle Prison) and staff are all contactable as per normal on phone and email.  

School incursions continue without disruption. For other events, please note:

  • Perth Festival ...

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Celebrate Reading National Conference - Rescheduled FOR 2021!

Celebrate Reading National Conference - Rescheduled FOR 2021!

Posted 4 months ago by Webmaster

Register via Eventbrite HERE

See 2021 Conference flyer HERE

We were sad to cancel our highly anticipated annual Conference scheduled for October 2020.  Due to many uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 and border restrictions in Australia, it was a tough decision that had to be made early on in the year.  We alternate our program focus from Children's Literature to Young Adult Literature each year.  2020 was to be our Young Adult focus.  

It ...

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Australian Storytellers Festival is on 15 November 2020!

Australian Storytellers Festival is on 15 November 2020!

Posted 3 months ago by Webmaster

👋 Thank you for joining us! We hope you enjoyed our free family day with 8 extraordinary authors and illustrators! 

Sunday 15 November for our FREE Community Event

FESTIVAL PROGRAM  HERE

EVENTBRITE Ticket Link HERE 

After postponing our treasured event back in April, we are so excited to have rescheduled the Australian Storytellers Festival for Sunday 15 November in Fremantle. We hope you can join us to see and hear from 8 WA Authors ...

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Reaching out to Teachers Australia-wide!  Young Writers Online for Students

Reaching out to Teachers Australia-wide! Young Writers Online for Students

Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Clarke

An Exciting & Accessible Program by The Literature Centre in WA

YOUNG WRITERS ONLINE 

Given the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 health crisis in 2020, we’ve found a way to deliver accessible learning opportunities ONLINE for students, not only here in WA but for use Australia-wide.  

We think this is an exciting creative opportunity for our interstate and territory friends at this time.

Since April 2020, we found ...

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ENTER NOW! Win A Writing Session At Our Festival - 15 November

ENTER NOW! Win A Writing Session At Our Festival - 15 November

Posted 4 months ago by Webmaster

👋Thank you to all the enthusiastic young writers who came along to the Festival and worked with Cristy and Jen! 

As part of our Australian Storytellers Festival coming up on Sunday 15 November, we have an exciting competition for budding young writers, aged between 8-12 years old. 

Authors presenting these exciting sessions are: 

Cristy Burne with her session 'Super Suspense'  10am-11am

Jen Banyard with her session 'Ideas That Go ...

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Upcoming Events - 2 Book Launches And Our Festival!

Upcoming Events - 2 Book Launches And Our Festival!

Posted 4 months ago by Webmaster

We are very excited to be hosting three free public events during Term 4 at The Literature Centre.  
It's been a long time between events for us, the last one back in February!  
For the Australian Storytellers Festival, bookings must be made via Eventbrite.  The link to this free event will not be live until 4pm, Saturday 24 October when we find out more about venue capacities.  Stay tuned!
In the meantime, save these dates in ...

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Term 4 TLC News - Exciting Rebrand + Save The Date

Term 4 TLC News - Exciting Rebrand + Save The Date

Posted 6 months ago by Webmaster

We've loved compiling our 'new look' Term 4 TLC News brochure.  In it we share our exciting Writing Program rebrand PLUS we announce Save the Date - Sunday 15 November! Australian Storytellers Festival is back 😃

View or download a copy HERE

 

Key features this edition: 

WRITING PROGRAM NEWS - ONLINE AND COLLECTIVE 

What a busy time we've had at The Literature Centre!  In light of the success of our Talented Young Writers' Programme ...

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