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Perth Writers Festival Schools Day

Thu 21 Feb 2013

We welcome students of all ages to celebrate the wonder of words at the Perth Writers Festival precinct: the place to share your passion for reading, books, characters and stories. With a jam-packed program of sessions from world-renowned authors andillustrators, there’s something inspiring for every literacy level.

School Booking Information


Perth Writers Festival Primary Sessions

  Lower Primary   Middle Primary   Upper Primary

Anthropomorphic Animals
with Gus Gordon

King of Comedy
with Andy Griffiths
The Grimstones
with Asphyxia 
11–11.45am Unusual Class Pets
with Meg McKinlay
  Sophie Scott Goes South
with Alison Lester
From Charcoal to Computer Screen
with James Foley

Book Signing and Lunch

12.15–1pm The Grimstones
with Asphyxia
King of Comedy
with Andy Griffiths
1.15–2pm Anthropomorphic Animals
with Gus Gordon
Bringing Stories to Life
with Alison Lester and Dianne Wolfer 

Book Signing


Perth Writers Festival Secondary Sessions

  Lower Secondary   Upper Secondary

A Question of Identity
with Anita Heiss and Dr Tim Soutphommasane

Meet the Queen of Modern Fantasy
with Isobelle Carmody 
11–11.45am Future Dreaming
with Ambelin Kwaymullina

Friday Brown
with Vikki Wakefield
Book Signing and Lunch
12.15–1pm There's Something in the Water...
with Myke Bartlett 
Being Bold
with Julia Lawrinson, Vikki Wakefield and Dianne Touchell
1.15–2pm Fantasy
with Isobelle Carmody and Ambelin Kwaymullina 
Writing for Digital Media
with Angela Meyer, Myke Bartlett and Benjamin Law

Book Signing


Family and Education Program Partner

Rio Tinto

Supported by

Department of Education Murdoch University


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  • Captioned
  • Audio Descriptor
  • Preview
  • Opening Night
  • Artist Talks

How Much

  • Morning Package$10.50
  • Afternoon Package$10.50
  • All-Day Package$16.50


Perth Writers Festival Precinct

Perth Writers Festival literary hub is on the idyllic setting of the UWA Crawley campus.

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