The Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is a series of stories that locates Centre for Stories in our geographic region. Crossing over national boundaries, this is work that seeks to articulate and express what life is like in our shared geography. We look at people on the ground and how they relate to larger structures weaving in stories of daily life with politics, culture and economics. This is our way of bringing into the world a type of identity that is still being made. Our first series was based in Kochi, Southern India, and our second comes from Indonesia.

Islands of Home is the second series in Centre for Stories’ collection, The Indian Ocean. Written by Agustinus Wibowo, they bring to life intimate and telling moments of contemporary Indonesian society in five parts.… View More
Dispatches from Kochi is a series of ten stories from Kochi in Kerala in India, written by Robert Wood. View More
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Aug
5
A letter writing night on the first Monday of each month brought to you by PEN Perth. Book Online
May
30
A monthly dinner and storytelling event designed to make you think deeply about social issues. Book Online
Aug
20
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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Jun
26
Eight emerging writers meet with eight emerging editors, speed dating style. Book Online
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