Dawn Barker

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Dawn Barker is a psychiatrist and author. Originally from Scotland, Dawn studied medicine in the UK. In 2001 she moved to Australia, completed her psychiatric training and began writing. Dawn’s first novel, Fractured, was selected for the 2010 Hachette manuscript development competition. It went on to become one of Australia’s top-selling debut fiction titles and was shortlisted for the 2014 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards. In 2014, her second novel, Let Her Go, was published in Australia. Her books have also been released in the UK and Europe. Her third novel, More Than Us, was published in the UK in May 2018.

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Bread & Butter is a monthly dinner and storytelling event designed to make you think deeply about social issues. Book Online
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A letter writing night on the first Monday of each month brought to you by PEN Perth. Book Online
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A six-week workshop series designed for emerging editors, focusing on basic skills and knowledge and introducing editing principles, communication concepts and industry practices. Book Online
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Great short stories performed by great storytellers. Book Online
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