In the leafy grounds and hibiscus shade of the Fremantle Arts Centre Café.
Take your time to feel the energy of leaf power.
Oh good, a bunch of writers with food!
They will make an interesting plot.
come, come, all writers sit on
my hard art
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Friday, December 18, 2015
Thursday, November 26, 2015
in the Pavilion at Fremantle Arts Centre
Please bring a plate to share
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
10th October 1.00-4.00pm
@ Fremantle Arts Centre, Upstairs, Room 3 Cost $25
Then you will need to pay to secure your place:
By direct debit (your name/marathon in the description)
BSB 306408 A/C 0462814 Or post a cheque to OOTA Writers’ PO Box 142, Fremantle, 6959.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
a collection of poetry by Jan Napier
To be launched by Kevin Gillam
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Enter the Creative Writing Award by 31 August
There is one week to go to enter the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award! Register by 31 August to be in with a chance of winning £500 plus publication in an inspiring anthology of new writing.
The Award is dedicated to supporting and championing creative talent from around the world, and is a celebration of outstanding poetry and short fiction. Judges include literary experts such as Arifa Akbar, Literary Editor of The Independent and inewspapers.
- £500 Poetry winner courtesy of Aesthetica
- £500 Short Fiction winner courtesy of Aesthetica
- Publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Anthology
- One year subscription to Granta
- Selection of books courtesy of Bloodaxe and Vintage
Sunday, July 26, 2015
– $1000 plus a mixed pack of wine from Delatite Winery and publication in SALA Short Stories 2015
Local author prize
– $500 plus publication in SALA Short Stories 2015
Publication for up to 20 submissions
– we’ll offer publication in SALA Short Stories 2015 to up to 20 additional submissions. SALA Short Stories 2015 will be a gorgeous collection showcasing the best submissions we receive.
Entries close at midnight on Friday 18 Sept 2015 and must be submitted with an entry form
Judge for the SALA Short Story prize Laurie Steed will judge of the prize in 2015.
Laurie Steed is an author of award-winning literary fiction. His stories have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and published in Best Australian Stories, The Age, Meanjin, Westerly, Island, The Sleepers Almanac and elsewhere. He won the 2012 Patricia Hackett Prize for Fiction and is the recipient of fellowships and residencies from The University of Iowa, The Sozopol Fiction Seminars, Varuna, Writers Victoria, The Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre and The Fellowship of Writers (WA). – See more at: lauriesteed.com
Monday, July 13, 2015
The launch will be held on Friday the 17th of July, at the UWA Boat Shed, from 6pm. The issue will be launched by the wonderful Susan Midalia, and drinks and nibbles will be on offer. The Boat Shed is accessed via the Hackett Drive car park, just off the Stirling Hwy/Mounts Bay Rd. We hope to see you all there!>br< The issue features a wonderful array of works, new fiction and poetry, and some fascinating essays. Highlights include previously unpublished work from Dorothy Hewett, and photography from Randolph Stow compiled in a beautiful essay from Kate Rendell
The Editors look forward to welcoming this issue into the world!
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Congratulations are in order to all OOTA writers who took out (nearly all) of the major prizes for the PCWC Patron's Poetry Prize 2015. Shane McCauley (Tutor at Writing at the Centre, FAC) 1st prize, for ‘Shape Shifter’, Second Prize was awarded to Christopher Konrad for ‘East Gippsland and other Enoch Anecdotes’, and Third Prize was awarded to Julie Watts for ‘Chyna’, Carolyn Abbs received a Highly Commended for ‘Girl at Bus Stop’ and Rose van Son for ‘History Lesson'. Christ Konrad also received a Commended for 'Warri & Yatungka'.
NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO JOIN OOTA (Out of the Asylum Writers Inc) and position yourself amongst the top poets and writers in Fremantle. Membership runs from July to June each year and a membership copy of Westerly is also in the offer. You can download a membership form here or write to email@example.com
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Room 3, Upstairs in the North Wing
Laurie Steed is an author and Ph.D Candidate at the University of Western Australia. His work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and published in Best Australian Stories, The Age, the Review of Australian Fiction, Australian Book Review and elsewhere. He is a member of the Margaret River Press Editorial Board, the winner of the 2012 Patricia Hackett Prize, and a past recipient of fellowships from The University of Iowa, The Sozopol Fiction Seminars and Varuna The Writers House. He lives in Perth and is a member of Out of the Asylum Writers Group, Fremantle: Western Australia.
Guy Salvidge was born in England in 1981 and moved to Western Australia in 1990. In 1996, he won the Roy Grace English Scholarship for short fiction, which motivated him to pursue a writing career. Guy studied English at Curtin University, majoring in Literature and Creative Writing, and graduated in 2002 with Honours. Completing a Graduate Diploma in Education in 2005, Guy embarked on a career as a high-school English teacher. He lives in the Avon Valley with his wife and children. Guy's first novel to see print, The Kingdom of Four Rivers, was published in 2009 by Equilibrium Books. His second, Yellowcake Springs, won the 2011 IP Picks Best Fiction Award and was shortlisted for the 2012 Norma K Hemming Award. The sequel, Yellowcake Summer was published in 2013. Guy is currently working on a crime novel Thirsty Work (which he started in 2013 while Writer-in-Residence at the KSP Writers' Centre) and he is the co-editor (with Andrez Bergen) of The Tobacco Stained Sky: An Anthology of Post Apocalyptic Noir. In 2013, his short stories were published in Alien Sky, The Tobacco-Stained Sky, Tincture Journal and The Great Unknown.
All inquiries (to 5th June) to Helen Hagemann @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, April 25, 2015