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Perth Writers Festival Blog

Thursday 12 May 12.00am

2016 Perth Writers Festival: Audio Recordings

In 2016 more than 47,000 attendances were recorded across 150 events and we took the opportunity to capture some of our highlights for you to enjoy in your own time.

  • Feature

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Monday 11 July 12.00am

Get to know AC Grayling

Spend some time getting to know esteemed British philosopher and best-selling author AC Grayling ahead of his special Perth Writers Festival out of season event.

  • Feature
  • Profile

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Wednesday 17 February 12.00am

Publishing Seminar at the 2016 Perth Writers Festival

The Perth Writers Festival Publishing Seminar is back in 2016 due to popular demand. If you have a great book idea or a manuscript gathering dust in your desk drawer then this is the series for you! We interview romance author Claire Boston who is appearing as a guest speaker at the Publishing Seminar. 

  • Interview

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Wednesday 17 February 12.00am

From Paddock to Print: Featured Recipe

Excitement is continuing to build around the 2016 Perth Writers Festival food-related series From Paddock To Print. This week Simon Bryant temps us with his mouth watering recipe for chocolate, cherry and coconut bars.

  • Feature

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Wednesday 3 February 12.00am

10 Questions with David Burton

David Burton is a writer from Brisbane, best known for his theatre work. A speaker and presenter in schools across Queensland, he is passionate about sharing his remarkable story with young people. His memoir How to Be Happy won the Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing in 2014. 

  • Interview

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Tuesday 2 February 12.00am

A Tasty Treat from Sophie Zalokar

Pemberton-based chef Sophie Zalokar will join us for this unique series taking place across the Saturday of the Perth Writers Festival weekend. This week we thought we would give our readers a perfect summer treat – with a twist.

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Perth Writers Festival Blog

Tuesday 19 January 12.00am

2016 Perth Writers Festival Has Launched!

In this week’s blog post, we delve further into the just-launched Perth Writers Festival program and ask ten questions of author Fiona McFarlane.

  • Announcement
  • Interview

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Monday 11 January 12.00am

10 Questions with Gregory Day

Happy New Year! In this week’s blog post, we pose ten questions to Festival guest, Gregory Day, offer some suggestions for your 2016 reading list and announce the winner of our Word of the Week competition.

  • Announcement
  • Interview

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Saturday 12 December 12.00am

Authors’ Favourite Titles of 2015

Who better to help with your summer reading list than the experts themselves?

  • Profile
  • Review

Perth Writers Festival Blog

Friday 4 December 12.00am

10 Questions with Catherine Lacey

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