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Side Walks

Side Walks was a dynamic, one-day celebration of storytelling in its various forms held across Northbridge and the Perth CBD on 5 October 2019. Funded by the City of Perth, Side Walks brought together artists, writers, journalists, and poets to present six unique events in venues both usual and unusual.

 

Jay Anderson, Jaini Shah, Janet Carter and Serenity Wilson explore the challenges and triumphs of the Perth LGBTQIA+ community.
Mani Gomes, Lisa Longman and Shenali Perera from The Young Boxing Woman Project weave personal stories with socio-political commentary to discuss the practice of claiming space.
Together with Sisonke Msimang, Ron Bradfield Jr draws upon cultural notions important to Bardi peoples to explore how a collision of cultures shaped his journey into manhood.
Tinashe Jakwa, Alicia Tuckerman, and Raphael Farmer discuss the pivotal books of their lives.
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Sep
8
Do you struggle to carve out distraction free writing time? Are you looking for a safe group environment to work on your writing? Would you like to meet other writers in your community? Then this group is for you! Book Online
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Oct
7
With classic and contemporary short fiction about hopes, dreams, longings, and secrets. Book Online
Sep
29
Poetry Workshop is a safe and dynamic space where you can craft your poetry and offer feedback to other poets. Hosted by Siobhan Hodge. Book Online
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Oct
21
Fem Book Club is an introduction to a diverse range of texts by women about women. Book Online
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