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Young Writers Collective

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The Young Writers Collective is our 'face-to-face' program that is divided into groups depending on students' age, what year students commence the program, and also which location/town they attend

Duration: Students attend 1 day per term, 4 days per year. A different author presents each term.
Suitable: Year 6 to Year 12. 
Cost: $120.00 per student, per year ($30 per term). Invoices will be issued at the end of each term.

Our extensive line-up of Australian Authors are scheduled to present workshops in these locations each year:

  • Perth Metro - Fremantle
  • Regional Areas - Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, and Geraldton 

The 2022 timetable has been released! Please click on the buttons below to see the full timetable for 2022. To register students in the program, or to find out more, please email writers@thelitcentre.org.au or contact the Centre by phone (08) 9430 6869.

2022 YWC Perth Metro Timetable

2022 YWC Regions Timetable

If you aren't able to attend our program in person, you may be interested in Young Writers Online. Find out more HERE


Register For Collective

Registrations are essential to ensure student numbers can be monitored, particularly in the regions. To avoid disappointment, please ensure timely communication with our staff as workshop dates do book out fast.  To register for Young Writers Collective in Fremantle (Perth Metro) please download and complete the appropriate registration form. Please email writers@thelitcentre.org.au with your completed permission and registration forms.

Fremantle School Registration Form

Fremantle Individual Registration Form

To register for Young Writers Collective in your region please download and complete the appropriate registration forms below and email writers@thelitcentre.org.au with your completed form.

Albany School Registration Form

Albany Individual Registration Form

Bunbury/Busselton School Registration Form

Bunbury/Busselton Individual Registration Form

Geraldton School Registration Form

Geraldton Individual Registration Form


About Young Writers Collective Days

Download the promotional flyer for Young Writers Collective Here
Information for Parents and Teachers:
  • Gates open at 8.30 am and the workshop starts at 9 am.
  • The workshop finishes at 2.30 pm and our gates and bookshop close at 3 pm. 
  • It's a free-dress day (no school uniforms).
  • Students should bring their writing materials (notebook, pencil, pen...), recess snacks and lunch, water bottle, and hat.
  • All Western Australian presenters and the Centre's staff hold valid Working with Children Checks.

Please note we cannot provide any supervision of students before gates open at 8:30. 

The Literature Centre bookshop will be open at recess, lunch, and after the workshop from 2.30 pm to 3 pm. If they wish to, students will have the opportunity to buy some copies of the presenting author's books (cash and card accepted) and get them personally signed. 
All attending adults and students over 16 years old will be required to check-in when they arrive at our Centre (QR code or written), as per WA COVID-19 regulations. 

Students may be photographed or filmed during the course of the year during Young Writer's days. Should parents not give permission, they need to sign and return the Centre's Photograph and Filming Permission Form. 

Permission Form


👋 Teachers! Attend a Young Writers day for Professional Learning and see our program in action. 
Please have a look at our timetables above, let us know the date/year level/author that suits you, and get in touch. Attendance is free. Contact Deb at writers@thelitcentre.org.au