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We loved hosting Teachers for our School Holiday Professional Learning!

We loved hosting Teachers for our School Holiday Professional Learning!

Posted 8 months ago by Webmaster

Thanks so much for the fantastic response to our School Holiday Professional Learning.  We loved hosting around 40 teachers here at the Centre, with many from country areas making the trip to Fremantle.  We look forward to announcing our next Professional Learning Workshop soon. 

In the meantime, remember our Celebrate Reading National Conference - The Inside Story on Quality Australian Literature for Children is on from 1-2 November at The ...

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

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

Posted 9 months 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 your intention to donate to - info@thelitcentre.org.au

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Professional Learning in Term 2 - Book Now!

Professional Learning in Term 2 - Book Now!

Posted 9 months ago by Nicole Clarke

Professional Learning Using Shaun Tan Original Art at our Centre

Art of a Master - Inspiration for Creative Writing

REGISTRATION FORM

Date: Thursday 2 May, 2019

Time: 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Venue: The Literature Centre, Old Fremantle Prison Hospital, entry via corner Knutsford Street and Hampton Road  

In this workshop, teachers will have the opportunity to explore the original awe-inspiring illustrations of Shaun Tan.  We will look at ...

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See Us in Perth Festival's February 2020 Program - Including The Sound Of Picture Books

See Us in Perth Festival's February 2020 Program - Including The Sound Of Picture Books

Posted 9 months ago by Nicole Clarke

FREE Perth Festival Events

The Sound of Picture Books

Celebrate our free family fun day with The Sound of Picture Books - featuring Dumazi and the Big Yellow Lion and experience a picture come to life before your eyes - and ears!

Illustrator and composer Matt Ottley and author and musician Valanga Khoza join West Australian Symphony Orchestra's string quintet and Yamaha's Alf Demasi for an event that is always a Festival highlight. This ...

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Australian Storytellers Festival Sunday 7 April - Thankyou!

Australian Storytellers Festival Sunday 7 April - Thankyou!

Posted 10 months ago by Webmaster

THANKYOU!  We'd like to say thanks to all of the lovely people who attended our 2nd Australian Storytellers Festival.  What a brilliant day we had!  We will be asking attendees and presenters for their feedback and we look forward to the possibility of hosting another Festival in 2020.

If you'd like to join our emailing list to keep informed please send your email to us at info@thelitcentre.org.au or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

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Calling all Avid Young Readers and Writers!  - Work with top Australian YA Authors

Calling all Avid Young Readers and Writers! - Work with top Australian YA Authors

Posted 11 months ago by Webmaster

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 Fremantle at our Centre, and in BunburyBusselton, Albany and Geraldton in our host schools in these regional locations.

We are so proud of this programme, established for over 15 years ...

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Perth Festival Writers Week Events at TLC 18-21 February 2019

Perth Festival Writers Week Events at TLC 18-21 February 2019

Posted 12 months ago by Webmaster

We thoroughly enjoyed hosting four HUGE nights as part of the Perth Festival Writers Week 'Out & About' Program. It was great to see so many new faces and long-time supporters!  Stay in touch with upcoming events by finding us on Facebook or joining our mailing list on our website home page.

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We're thrilled to be part of the Perth Festival Writers Week in 2019.  For the ...

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Shaun Tan's 'Cicada' Exhibition, Open Galleries and Bookshop Sale

Shaun Tan's 'Cicada' Exhibition, Open Galleries and Bookshop Sale

Posted 2 years ago by Webmaster

We are excited to again open our doors to the public on Wednesday 21 November, 4pm to 8pm, to welcome new visitors and close friends.  

This term we're also making your early Christmas shopping or work gift buying easy with original and print artwork for sale. PLUS... $5 OFF ALL BOOKS in our bookshop during the event ( except books already marked $5 that is! ).  See flyer below:

TLC Event Flyer 21 November 2018

Shaun Tan’s CICADA ...

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Celebrate Reading National Conference - Announcing 2020

Celebrate Reading National Conference - Announcing 2020

Posted 2 years ago by Webmaster

NEWS JUST ANNOUNCED!  Join us for the 2020 Celebrate Reading National Conference - Insights into Quality Australian Literature for Young Adults

30-31 October at The Literature Centre

PRESENTING AUTHORS: Alice Pung, Karen Foxlee, Ellie Marney, Barry Jonsberg, Michael Pryor, Meg Caddy, Tristan Bancks and Michael Gerard Bauer

See flyer here!

Book now on Eventbrite here

 

 

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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 4 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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