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Pickawoowoo Publishing Group named South West Micro Business

2014 South West Small Business of the Year … more


The Awards will consist of two individual annual prizes: The Curtin... … more

2015 Poetry d'Amour Love Poetry Contest

Metro and regional categories... … more

Australians 'Reading More Often'

'More Australians are reading, and they are reading more often,' according to... … more

The Literature Centre School Workshops Program

The Literature Centre's Talented Young Writers' Programme (TYWP) kicks off... … more

Family History Research: Talks by State Library Staff at Augusta Margaret River Libraries

Talks by State Library Staff at Augusta Margaret River Libraries … more

Big Library Read 2014

Albany Public Library will be taking part in OverDrive's Big Library Read... … more

The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival 2014

writingWA in conjunction with Arts Margaret River presented two events for... … more

A Glass of Wine and a Good Book

Books and wine, such natural allies. … more

Book Club by the Beach

Expanding the mind with books and coffee in Margaret River … more

The Trouble with Flying and Other Stories

Third collection of short stories selected from entries to the Margaret River... … more

Pilbara Indigenous Media Group Awarded

Weerianna St Media in Roebourne, near Karratha has been awarded the David... … more

Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards

Albany author Dianne Wolfer shortlisted … more

Dobbie Award Longlist

Sarah Drummond longlisted for Dobbie Award … more

New CEO of Magabala Books

Anna Moulton has been appointed the new CEO of Magabala Books … more

Author Talk Live-streamed - David Whish-Wilson

Regional audiences can join in online … more

Geraldton Big Sky Festival Readers and Writers Festival Update

More authors confirmed, it's getting exciting! … more

Australia's Favourite Libraries - Voting

Cast your vote to support your favourite library … more

Early Bird Tix - Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival

Buy your tickets early for savings … more

Radio West Poetry Competition for World Poetry Day

Send your poems to Radio West or drop them in at the Toodyay Library … more

Job Opportunity with writingWA - Regional Development Officer

New position, recruiting now … more

Reality Casting Competition

Book club competition … more

Koombana Days Author Tours the North-West

Author talks in the North-West … more

Program released for Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival

Program and tickets available … more

Regional Arts Australia Summit -EOI submission close TODAY!

Arts and Edges 16-19 Oct 2014 Kalgoorlie WA … more

Forthcoming Titles - Margaret River Press

Four new publications set for release. … more

Perth Writers Festival in the Great Southern Program

Don't miss out! Loads of awesome events! … more

Early Bird Tix - Margaret River Readers and Writers Fest

Have you booked your tickets? … more

Denmark Library Nominated

Australia's Favourite Library … more

Surfing Down South - Book Launch

Book launch and luncheon. … more

Online Course: Learn Screenwriting from Experts

Learn from wherever you are! … more

Online Courses from Australian Poetry

Provide poets with the opportunity to connect with other poets and poetry … more

The Voicebox Feast Continues

Featuring Mandurah poet Gail Willems … more

2014 Alan Marshall Short Story Award

First prize is $2000 … more

The Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing

First prize is $7000 … more

The Story Telling Guild

welcomes new members at any time … more


Low-key, long-term arts initiative … more

Writers' Retreat in Walpole

Opportunity for writers retreat … more

Mandurah Love Poetry Competition

Poets young and old can submit … more

Margaret River Short Story Competition

Winners announced and Anthology to be released. … more

Perth Writers Festival in the Great Southern Program Launched!

Perth Writers Festival in the Great Southern brings leading writers to Albany. … more

AWESOME Arts 2014 Creative Challenge

AWESOME's year round residency program celebrating youth creativity in remote WA … more

$25,000 Arts Forward Indigenous Fellowship

The Department of Culture and the Arts' inaugural $25,000 Arts Forward... … more

DCA Funding Guidelines 2014

The Funding Guidelines 2014 publication is a comprehensive guide to the... … more

Black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowships

If you are an indigenous creative writer it's time to get pen to paper or... … more

Kate Feilding Named One of the Sidney Myer Creative Fellows 2013

Congratulations to writer and arts innovator Kate Feilding … more

Regional Business Award Finalist: Pick-A-WooWoo Publishing

Congratulations to Julie-Ann Harper and Nicole Lucey of Pick-A-WooWoo... … more

Regional Winners in the Poetry d'Amour 2014 Competition

Poetry d'Amour 2014 had over 180 entries. The competition was judged 'blind'... … more

We have Instagram and Twitter!

ProximityWA is on Instagram and Twitter under the writingWA umbrella. Follow... … more

$1.3m in National Regional Arts Funding Grants

Great news for regional arts in Western Australia! Our application for... … more

Talented Young Writer Program

This Thursday 14 and Friday 15 are the last of the workshops in this year's... … more

Margaret River Short Story Writing Competition

Margaret River Short Story Writing Competition closes 3rd Nov!!! First prize... … more

Big Sky sessions live from Geraldton

View these sessions live from the Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival … more

Vote Arts Regional Arts Survey

Have your say on the invetsment priorities for regional arts in Western... … more

Live streaming from Big Sky

Festival keynote address and other events will be available to view live on... … more

Avon Valley Writers Festival Programme released

Full details of the Avon Valley Writers Festival are now available. … more

Kimberley Writers Festival 2013

Live streaming sessions from the Kimberley Writers Festival via Google Hangouts … more

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