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Behind the Walls with Holden Sheppard
Posted 27 September 2022 Behind the Walls with Holden Sheppard

Get behind the Old Fremantle Prison walls for an intimate evening with award-winning author Holden Sheppard on 24 November.

Behind the Walls with Dervla McTiernan
Posted 27 September 2022 Behind the Walls with Dervla McTiernan

Get behind the Old Fremantle Prison walls for an intimate evening with award-winning author Dervla McTiernan on 10 November.

Book Launch: Frank's Red Hat by Sean E Avery
Posted 14 September 2022 Book Launch: Frank's Red Hat by Sean E Avery

Don your favourite beanie, hat, cap, fez, turban, sombrero, porkpie, or other favourite head covering!

Behind the Walls introduces 'Lit Live'
Posted 25 August 2022 Behind the Walls introduces 'Lit Live'

Lit Live is a celebration of spoken word that pairs a diverse selection of written works with dynamic performers, and often includes live music. This unique experience is coming to The Literature Centre this September!

Performance: Toby Or Not To Be - Stories of Death and Dying
Posted 24 August 2022 Performance: Toby Or Not To Be - Stories of Death and Dying

A weave of song, music, contemplation and conversations with traditional stories that consider our relationship with death and life.

Win a free place at our annual Celebrate Reading Conference this October!
Posted 22 August 2022 Win a free place at our annual Celebrate Reading Conference this October!

We're offering an exciting opportunity to win a free registration to this year's Celebrate Reading Conference in October + new student ticket discount

Expressions of Interest: Work With Us!
Posted 20 August 2022 Expressions of Interest: Work With Us!

Be a part of our programming for 2023 and beyond!

Book Launch: Wednesday Weeks And The Dungeon Of Fire by Cristy Burne &
Posted 20 July 2022 Book Launch: Wednesday Weeks And The Dungeon Of Fire by Cristy Burne & Denis Knight

In a world of magic, can science save the day?

School Holiday Workshop Giveaway
Posted 07 July 2022 School Holiday Workshop Giveaway

Win a Literature Workshop!

Plan Your Day at our Storytellers Festival
Posted 03 June 2022 Plan Your Day at our Storytellers Festival

Don't forget to reserve your tickets and find your workshop room.

Flash Lab with Night Parrot Press
Posted 31 May 2022 Flash Lab with Night Parrot Press

Emerging, young WA writers can submit their short stories via Flash Lab run by the team at Night Parrot Press.

The Story Pitch
Posted 19 May 2022 The Story Pitch

Aspiring writers, get your story ideas ready for the Story Pitch at our Storytellers Festival!

Studio Crawl
Posted 11 May 2022 Studio Crawl

Join us for a studio crawl during Love to Read Local Week!

Storytellers Festival lineup announced! 🎉
Posted 06 May 2022 Storytellers Festival lineup announced! 🎉

The Literature Centre’s Storytellers Festival will be held at the newly built Fremantle Library at Walyalup Civic Centre in the heart of Fremantle on Sunday 26 June, from 10AM to 4.30PM.

Online Bookshop Voucher Giveaway
Posted 22 April 2022 Online Bookshop Voucher Giveaway

You could win one of TWO $50 vouchers to spend at our Online Bookshop!

Book Launch: Get Ready Mama by Sharon Giltrow
Posted 30 March 2022 Book Launch: Get Ready Mama by Sharon Giltrow

Author Sharon Giltrow invites you to celebrate the release of her new picture book, Get Ready Mama, launched by Kitty Black at The Literature Centre.

We're going live and keeping COVID safe
Posted 16 February 2022 We're going live and keeping COVID safe

Introducing an expanded delivery of The Young Writers Collective! Students can learn from some of WA's best writers and illustrators in new and exciting formats.

COVID Safety at The Literature Centre
Posted 04 February 2022 COVID Safety at The Literature Centre

We would like to share the information you need to know about how we are implementing our COVID Safety Plan and the State Government mandates to help provide a safe environment for students and guests to the Centre.

Celebrating 100 Years of Ginger Meggs
Posted 21 November 2021 Celebrating 100 Years of Ginger Meggs

Celebrating 100 years of the iconic character and Aussie legend Ginger Meggs, prints currently on display at The Literature Centre.

Professional Learning: Super Seminar
Posted 10 November 2021 Professional Learning: Super Seminar

Join us at The Literature Centre on Thursday 2 December, with partners Healthway and Foodbank WA, as we present a Super Seminar on Nutrition and Visual Literacy.

Book Launch: Stellarphant by James Foley
Posted 01 October 2021 Book Launch: Stellarphant by James Foley

Author James Foley invites you to celebrate the release of his new picture book Stellarphant to be launched by Briony Stewart at The Literature Centre.

School Holiday Giveaway
Posted 22 September 2021 School Holiday Giveaway

Are you a Teacher or a Librarian? Would you like to win two free Literature Workshops at The Literature Centre? Enter now!

Welcome New Director Elizabeth Spencer
Posted 09 September 2021 Welcome New Director Elizabeth Spencer

We're delighted to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Spencer as the new Director of The Literature Centre, effective 11 October, 2021. Read on for the full media release.

Healthy Plate Competition with partners Healthway & Foodbank
Posted 19 August 2021 Healthy Plate Competition with partners Healthway & Foodbank

We're proud to partner with Healthway and Foodbank WA. Enter our children's Healthy Plate Competition to win a bookshop voucher!

Brekky Book Bank in Partnership with ABC Radio Perth
Posted 03 August 2021 Brekky Book Bank in Partnership with ABC Radio Perth

Over 7000 books donated for the Brekky Book Bank in August. Read all about our campaign for Book Week 2021.

Attend our Celebrate Reading National Conference 2021
Posted 01 July 2021 Attend our Celebrate Reading National Conference 2021

Join us for the 2021 Celebrate Reading National Conference. See our line-up of 9 superb Australian YA Authors. Secure your seat today!

The Sound of Picture Books back this November!
Posted 01 July 2021 The Sound of Picture Books back this November!

The Literature Centre, in partnership with the WASO, Yamaha and Australian Piano Warehouse, is proud to present The Sound of Picture Books with new book 'Afloat in Venice'.

The Latest for Term 3
Posted 16 June 2021 The Latest for Term 3

See the newly released Conference program, exhibitions for Term 3, author/illustrator booking service, Young Writers program update and more.

End of an Era for Director of The Literature Centre
Posted 11 June 2021 End of an Era for Director of The Literature Centre

As The Literature Centre approaches its 30th year Lesley Reece’s own chapter as Director and Founder is closing. Ms Reece has championed and promoted Australian literature; inspiring many thousands of students and teachers.

Donate Today - Help Children Love Books Like You Did!
Posted 03 June 2021 Donate Today - Help Children Love Books Like You Did!

As we start a new chapter at The Literature Centre we want to help young people discover a love of books just like you did when you were their age.

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