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Sun, 27 Sept


Mattie Furphy House

The Art of the Sentence

Ben Mason, writer of fiction and the spoken word will unpack the power of the sentence.

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The Art of the Sentence
The Art of the Sentence

Time & Location

27 Sept 2020, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Mattie Furphy House, Swanbourne WA 6010, Australia

About the event

WA Writers United members $20/ non members $30

Ben founded the Bunbury Writers Group and hosts spoken word nights. Hisshort fiction has been performed — LitLive Perth — published — Grok, Braindrip, StyleusLit and upcoming in Verge— and nationally awarded — KSP,

Armadale Writer’s Award. Home Invasion — his collection of short fiction — was long-listed for the

2019 Fogarty Award, for the best-unpublished manuscript for a West Australian

writer under 35. He has won spoken word competitions, and finished 3 rd  in the 2019 WA leg of the

Australian Poetry Slam State Final. In 2020 he will be a writer in residence at

Mattie Furphie House for the Fellowship of Australian Writers WA.

He quit teaching at the end of 2017 to follow his dream of becoming a

writer. It doesn’t pay the bills, but it makes him damn happy.

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