Fellowship of Australian Writers WA

Supporting Western Australia's writing community

The Four Centres Emerging Writers' Programme at FAWWA!

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The Fellowship of Australian Writers, FAWWA is delighted to announce that it will again offer an Emerging Writers’ Programme (EWP) with funding from the Department of Local Government, Sporting and Cultural Industries. The program will be run with assistance from Fremantle Press and in partnership with three other WA writing centres: Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre (KSP), The Peter Cowan Writers’ Centre (PCWC) and West Australian Poets Inc (WAPI).

 

The EWP at FAWWA provides five mentored places and five unmentored places for a period of two years, July 2021 to July 2023. If you have a manuscript in the works, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for to develop it to a publishable standard while simultaneously developing your writing career.

 

If you would like to apply for a place on the program you need to be a member of the centre to which you are applying.  Applications are welcome from adult writers of all ages, backgrounds and beliefs

 

To find out more, please click here

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WHO WE ARE

A Writers Organisation that supports writing

and writers in Western Australia

We were first founded in 1938 with the aim of supporting Western Australian writers and promoting their work.

Every month, we host writing groups, book launches, author talks, poetry readings and  more! Situated at the Tom Collins House and Mattie Furphy House in Swanbourne, FAWWA is a well-respected, not for profit writers center for the Perth metropolitan and regional areas..

We welcome writers of all ages and genre and would love you to be part of our supportive community. We are here for aspiring, emerging and established writers!

ANTHOLOGY

Storyfire

The Magic of the Short

Celebrating winning authors from the last sixteen years of the Stuart Hadow Short Story Competition featuring a cornucopia of subjects and styles.

Read the Westerly review

written by Susan Midalia here

$25 plus postage

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Click on Bert Vickers Library to go to our collection and search our titles

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The Fellowship is proud to be a member of the Copyright Agency and has often benefited from its generous Cultural Fund. The Copyright Agency is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that has been standing up for creators for more than 40 years. They enable the reuse of copyright-protected words and images in return for fair payment to creators. FAWWA recommends that you ensure copyright over your own work as well as looking at what grants are available for writers. To check out the site click here.

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FAWWA would like to acknowledge Lotterywest for the generous grant that supported the purchase of equipment and furniture for Mattie Furphy House.

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The Four Centres Emerging Writers Program is made possible by a grant from DLGSC.

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