Bruce Russell
to teach series
of creative writing classes

Sessions remaining October 14 and November 11, 10am to midday

The classes, presented by the Out of the Asylum Writers Group, are designed for writers wanting to complete a short story, novella, or essay (creative nonfiction).

They will be held at Mattie Furphy House, and cover narration, character, and dialogue.

The fourth class will focus on work produced over the previous three months. Sessions will also include exercises designed to get you putting words on the page, so come prepared to write. 

Bruce Russell an award-winning novelist with many years of experience in teaching, mentoring and coaching in fiction and creative non-fiction. 

His first published story, Dire Straits Rules, was picked up by the late Frank Moorhouse for his anthology Fictions 88. In the mid-nineties, Bruce’s first novel, Jacob’s Air, won the T.A.G. Hungerford Award and was published by Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 

He published two more novels

with the Press and a fourth with Vivid Publishing.

Bruce has a doctorate in Creative Writing from the University of Queensland and has done sessional work for three of Perth’s universities. Two of his novels have been short-listed for the WA Premier’s Book Awards. 
Cost $30 per class, or $25 for OOTA members. Please RSVP by emailing 

with 'Bruce Russell RSVP' in the subject line.