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Monday 27 March

Behind the Scenes: A Review by Kid Curator Ella Popham

Ella Popham reviews the Curated by Kids Session Behind the Scenes with Donovan Bixley.

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Tuesday 14 March

Creating Alice-Miranda: A Review by Kid Curator Ella Popham

Kid Curator Ella Popham reviews the Perth Writers Festival Family Day Session Creating Alice-Miranda

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Friday 10 March

Kid Curator Book Review: Ella Popham

Our Kid Curator Ella Popham reviews the book Friday Barnes, Danger Ahead by R.A. Spratt.

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Thursday 9 March

The Mystery of Friendship: A Review by Kid Curator Michelle Loh

Michelle Loh reviews the Curated by Kids Session Rainy Days.

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Wednesday 22 February

Q&A with Author Chinelo Okparanta

Nigerian-American author Chinelo Okparanta’s writing is both dark and deeply beautiful, and a potent voice for LGBQTI people. Her debut novel Under the Udala Trees, a gay woman’s coming of age story set against the backdrop of the Nigerian civil war, has received plenty of praise from the critics and has been called ‘a brave novel seeking to challenge prejudice.’

 

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Wednesday 15 February

Dan Box on Bowraville and the Power of the Podcast

Crime reporter Dan Box turned Australia’s least known serial killings into front page news with his gripping podcast Bowraville.

Hear more from the award-winning journalist before his Perth Writers Festival sessions Cautionary Tales and Bowraville and his workshop The Power of the Podcast with Dan Box.

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Monday 9 January

Interview with Travel Writer Tim Cope

Gippsland-born travel writer Tim Cope has spent the best part of a decade pursuing adventure around Russia, Mongolia and Central Asia. His most famous journey, captured in his bestselling book On the Trail of Genghis Khan, took him from Mongolia to Hungary on horseback.

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Monday 2 January

Recommended Reading: non-fiction

From feminist manifestos to campaign trails and pioneering science, our 2017 Perth Writers Festival presents some of the most compelling non-fiction from authors around the world.

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Thursday 15 December

Perth Writers Festival Christmas Reading Guide

From award-winning fiction to feel-good reads, noble non-fiction to cult classics, there’s a book on our Christmas Reading Guide to suit everyone.