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Hop into April: it’s the perfect time to treat yourself to an author event or two - News

Hop into April: it’s the perfect time to treat yourself to an author event or two

March 29, 2021

Chris Ferreira, A Place in the Country

The Forever Project presents Productive, Firesafe Properties at the Muresk Institute, a full-day workshop for those interested in how to select and create a productive and sustainable property and how to make it fire safe and climate resilient. Morning and afternoon tea will be provided. BYO weeds and soil samples and the team will provide you with some personalised advice on how to best care for your garden. Plus, don’t forget to bring your lunch.

Tickets: $200 per property (up to two people); book through TryBooking

When and where: 9 am to 3.30 pm, Saturday 10 April at Muresk Institute, Northam

Emma Young, The Last Bookshop

Come along to Subiaco Library and hear Emma Young talk about her debut novel, The Last Bookshop. Drinks and a light supper will be provided, and Dymocks Subiaco will be selling copies of the book.

Tickets: Free; book through Eventbrite

When and where: 6 pm to 7.30 pm, Monday 12 April at Subiaco Library, Subiaco

Rebecca Higgie, The History of Mischief


If you’ve got a young writer in your life, or maybe a child with the gift of storytelling, book them in to Rebecca Higgie’s workshop on storytelling at Manning Library. Drawing inspiration from a book of your choosing, you’ll learn how to develop your own story, with Rebecca teaching you useful techniques and prompts for writing.

Tickets: Free; book through Eventbrite

When and where: 10 am to 11 am, Tuesday 13 April, Manning Library, Manning

Holden Sheppard, Invisible Boys


Join Brimbank Libraries as they host a live YouTube talk with Holden Sheppard, author of the award-winning YA novel Invisible Boys. Holden will be talking about his work and his writing practice, so don’t forget to have a pen and notepad handy for note-taking.

Tickets: Free; no booking required

When and where: 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm AWST, Thursday 15 April at Brimbank Libraries YouTube channel

Aśka, Stars in Their Eyes

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Get kids exploring their creativity with Aśka these school holidays as she shares how to kickstart the imagination and ways to bring unique creatures to life through character design, facial expression and body language. This workshop is suitable for children ages six to 12 years old.

Tickets: $3 per child; booking is essential through the Victoria Park Library website

When and where: 10 am to 11 am, Thursday 15 April at Victoria Park Library, East Victoria Park

Jon Doust, Return Ticket


Enjoy a laugh and a good yarn with Jon Doust as he talks about his latest book, Return Ticket, the final book in the One Boy’s Journey to Man trilogy. Books will be available to purchase on the night and light refreshments will be provided.

Tickets: $5; available at the Joondalup Library website

When and where: 6 pm to 7.30 pm, Thursday 22 April at Joondalup Public Library, Joondalup

David Whish-Wilson, Shore Leave


For an evening of books and banter, join David Whish-Wilson as he shares his writing journey and speaks about his titles, including Shore Leave, the latest in the Frank Swann crime series. Refreshments and books will be available to purchase on the night.

Tickets: Free; book through the Don Russell Performing Arts Centre website

When and where: 6 pm to 8 pm, Thursday 29 April at Don Russell Performing Arts Centre, Gosnells

Interested in booking an author for an event? Contact us today about booking a Fremantle Press author or join us at one of our events.