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Perth Festival Events at the Centre and in Joondalup - Feb 2021

Perth Festival Events at the Centre and in Joondalup - Feb 2021

Posted 3 days ago by Webmaster

We're delighted to be presenting Literature 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. 

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL via the Perth Festival website.

 

Joondalup Library Dates and Schedule 

Time: 6pm for 6.30pm start.  Duration: 60 minutes. Location: ...

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Temporary Move! TLC relocating 3 Dec 2020 to 8 Feb 2021

Temporary Move! TLC relocating 3 Dec 2020 to 8 Feb 2021

Posted 9 days ago by Webmaster

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!

Move to temporary home December 2020/January 2021 to enable $500,000 Face Lift to The Literature Centre.

The Centre moved into our home in The Old Fremantle Prison Hospital in August 1993. It had been superbly restored, renovated and equipped and was a fitting home to nurture, promote and celebrate Australian Children’s Literature.

Now, 27 years later, it is to be treated to extensive conservation and structural ...

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Celebrate Reading National Conference - Rescheduled FOR 2021!

Celebrate Reading National Conference - Rescheduled FOR 2021!

Posted 28 days ago by Nicole Clarke

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 is ...

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Australian Storytellers Festival is on 15 November 2020!

Australian Storytellers Festival is on 15 November 2020!

Posted 30 days 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 2 months ago by Webmaster

An Exciting & Accessible Program by The Literature Centre in WA

YOUNG WRITERS ONLINE 

Given the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 health crisis, 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, we’ve moved our ...

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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 2 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 Boing!' ...

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Upcoming Events - 2 Book Launches And Our Festival!

Upcoming Events - 2 Book Launches And Our Festival!

Posted 2 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 your ...

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Term 4 TLC News - Exciting Rebrand + Save The Date

Term 4 TLC News - Exciting Rebrand + Save The Date

Posted 4 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 moving ...

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Superhero Foods Kids' Cooking Challenge Competition - Thankyou & Winners Announced!

Superhero Foods Kids' Cooking Challenge Competition - Thankyou & Winners Announced!

Posted 4 months ago by Webmaster

Thank you to the children who entered our competition! We are thrilled to announce our 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize-winners AND two Special Participation Awards. 

The panel of 3 judges, Emily from Healthway WA, Jenny from Foodbank WA and Nicole from The Literature Centre said,  “We were particularly pleased with the creative entries, impressed by the huge effort many participants went to and were delighted to see the children really enjoyed their ...

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Young Writers Program for Years 6-12. A Year of Updates!

Young Writers Program for Years 6-12. A Year of Updates!

Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Clarke

Interested in 2021 details? Great news, see writing program details just released HERE  

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YOUNG WRITERS PROGRAM CONTINUES IN TERM 4

Important News for Teachers and Parents!

Due to continued uncertainty with border restrictions, reduced intrastate flight options, author availability and host school availability, we will not be able to deliver an 'in person' program for the majority of students ...

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