The days are getting longer and the winter frost is starting to clear. Here in WA, the Noongar season of Djilba has arrived! Come out of hibernation and get yourself out of the house and off to one of these author events.
For a poetry-filled evening head along to Spearwood Library to listen to Emily Sun, author of Vociferate, discuss her debut poetry collection with fellow author Rashida Murphy.
Tickets: Free, available from Eventbrite
When and where: Thursday, 9 September 2021 at Spearwood Library, Western Australia
Locations can play a vital part in novels, they set the scene and help tell the story. Listen to Alan Carter, Kyle Perry and Tansy Rayner talk to Vicki Madden about the role that scene plays in their novels at this year's Tamar Valley Writers Festival Word of Mouth event.
Tickets: From $22.19 to $48.56, available from Eventbrite
When and where: 3.15 pm – 4.15 pm, Saturday 11 September at Aspect Tamar Valley Resort, Tasmania
Emily Sun, Vociferate
Poetry celebrations continue this month when WA Poets Inc host their annual Perth Poetry Festival. There will be live poetry readings, workshops and panels all week long from Saturday 11 September to Sunday 19 September, including a seminar by Fremantle Press poet Emily Sun on Sunday 12 September.
Tickets: Prices may vary, available from TryBooking
When and where: 10 am – 11 am, Sunday 12 September at the Queens Building, Perth
Join David Allan-Petale at Success Library as he discusses his latest book Locust Summer with writer and mentor Laurie Steed. Enjoy some light refreshments and mingle with the author before getting him to sign a copy of your book, available for purchase on the night from New Edition.
Tickets: $5, available from Eventbrite
When and where: 6 pm - 7.30 pm, Thursday 23 September at Success Library, Perth
For those looking for an excuse to escape the city, head to Geraldton for the Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival, to be a part of a four-day bookish celebration. Fremantle Press authors Stella Budrikis, Steve Hawke and Brigid Lowry will be there to discuss their latest books, run writing workshops and take part in literary conversation. To view the full program visit the City of Greater Geraldton website.
Tickets: Prices may vary, available from Eventbrite
When and where: From Thursday 30 September to Sunday 3 October in Geraldton, Western Australia