Holden Sheppard

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Holden Sheppard’s debut novel Invisible Boys explores societal prejudice and restrictions, and issues of sexual and cultural identity from a gay teenage point of view. It won the 2017 Ray Koppe Residency Award and was Highly Commended in the Australian Society of Authors’ 2018 Emerging Writers’ Mentorship Prize. Holden’s writing has appeared in Indigo Journal, page seventeen, Ten Daily and the Huffington Post. Holden is represented by The Nash Agency, and he serves as Vice-President of the Peter Cowan Writers’ Centre.

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Mar
28
Join Sean Cowan and take a walk in the footsteps of gangsters, murderers, drug dealers and sex workers in this 90-minute tour of Northbridge’s most notorious crime spots of yesteryear. Book Online
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Mar
31
Join the Asian Australian Studies Research Network for an afternoon of stories and readings with emerging and established local authors, including Rashida Murphy, Elizabeth Tan, Emily Sun, and Robert Wood. Book Online
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Apr
1
A letter writing night on the first Monday of each month brought to you by PEN Perth. Book Online
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Apr
2
Hear debut authors paired with established authors talk about their journeys to publication. Book Online
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