A Hot Desk Fellowship and Mentoring Program offering support for early, emerging and established writers from CaLD and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.
We're thrilled to share that Centre for Stories will be launching its second solo publication, To Hold the Clouds: Emerging Writers from Perth on 14 November 2020.
Over the last 12 months, we've been working with emerging writers and poets to develop new works, hot desk, attend festivals, perform readings, and develop a community of writers who champion inclusivity and diversity.
Kim Lateef is a Perth-born emerging writer whose work has appeared in Southerly Journal and Voiceworks Magazine. In 2019 Kim participated in the Saga Sisterhood project through the Centre for Stories. She is passionate about uncovering the hidden stories of marginalised individuals and groups within mainstream historical narratives.
These poems are about places that are very special to me. In the recent weeks, I have been reflecting on the many streets I have wandered. I thought a lot about being the same person in different places, or a different person in the same place.
Karen Escobar moved to Australia from Columbia when she was nine. She is in her final year of her Law/Arts (Journalism) Degree at Notre Dame University and is the events coordinator for PEN Perth.