Fellowship of Australian Writers WA
Supporting Western Australia's writing community
Stuart Hadow Short Story Prize now closes 1st July 2020.
Quotations of the Week (email us with your gem):
"As the vilest writer hath his readers, so the greatest liar hath his believers... and it often happens that if a lie is believed for an hour, it hath done it's work." Jonathan Swift.
"All power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely." Marquess of Queensbury
"You can fool some of the people all the tim and you can fool all of the people some of the time, but you can't fool all of the people all of the time." Abraham Lincoln.
Quotation Competition drawn end of June. Prizes include coffee/cake at a local cafe, or a copy of Storyfire.
Tom Collins House
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!
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
$25 plus postage
Click on Bert Vickers Library to go to our collection and search our titles
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.
FAWWA would like to acknowledge Lotterywest for the generous grant that supported the purchase of equipment and furniture for Mattie Furphy House.
The Four Centres Emerging Writers Program is made possible by a grant from DLGSC.
If you have any queries or would like to know more about us, please fill out the details below and we will get back to you as soon as we can!