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February 2019

Young Writers Development Program – Session 1

February 12 @ 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Paper Bird, 42 Henry St
Fremantle, W.A. 6160 Australia
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$125

Young Writers Development Program If you’re a keen writer aged 8-14, StoryLab will stretch your imagination and help you understand writing as a craft; giving you tips on perfecting your style, editing your work and improving the flow of your story. Our program offers support, motivation and guidance from award winning author, Deb Fitzpatrick, as well as your fellow writers within the group. The aim is for each writer to submit a 700-word piece for publication by the end of…

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Paper Bird Fellowship Evening

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Paper Bird, 42 Henry St
Fremantle, W.A. 6160 Australia
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  Paper Bird Fellowship Evening Join Frané Lessac and Amber Moffat in discussion about creating picture books at Paper Bird on Thursday 21 February 6-8pm. As illustrators who like to ‘fill the page’ rather than set their characters against white space, Frané and Amber will explore how setting and background can be used to enrich stories for children. They will also discuss Amber’s recent Fellowship, and the process of completing her first picture book, I Would Dangle The Moon. Free…

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Book Clubs start with a bang in 2019

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Paper Bird, 42 Henry St
Fremantle, W.A. 6160 Australia
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Our first book club is during Perth Festival Writers Week on Friday 22 February.  Our Middle Readers (Years 4-6) will have the pleasure of meeting writer, Karen Foxlee, who will visit Paper Bird during her festival tour.  Check out our Book Club page for registration details.    

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Book Launch – The Day We Built the Bridge

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Paper Bird, 42 Henry St
Fremantle, W.A. 6160 Australia
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Free

You're invited to a Book Launch! Join us for refreshments as we step back in time to the 1930's - an era when Nellie Melba's voice still echoed in the Opera House, Kingsford Smith graced the skies and Phar Lap won the Melbourne Cup. "The Day We Built the Bridge" (32pp illustrated picture book) is a truly Australian story celebrating determination, contribution and national endeavour. Fiona Burrows' gorgeous artwork celebrates our unique flora and takes us delightfully back to a…

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March 2019

Young Writers Development Program – Session 2

March 5 @ 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Paper Bird, 42 Henry St
Fremantle, W.A. 6160 Australia
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$5 – $125

Young Writers Development Program If you’re a keen writer aged 8-14 StoryLab will stretch your imagination and help you understand writing as a craft; giving you tips on perfecting your style, editing your work and improving the flow of your story. Our program offers support, motivation and guidance from award winning author, Deb Fitzpatrick, as well as your fellow writers within the group. The aim is for each writer to submit a 700-word piece for publication by the end of the…

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Alison Lester & Jane Godwin Visit

March 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Paper Bird, 42 Henry St
Fremantle, W.A. 6160 Australia
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Alison Lester & Jane Godwin will visit Paper Bird for a very special book signing event following meeting with the Paper Bird Fellowship residents. Come along to meet these treasured children's book authors and have a their books signed personally.

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Young Writers Development Program – Session 3

March 26 @ 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Paper Bird, 42 Henry St
Fremantle, W.A. 6160 Australia
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$125

Young Writers Development Program If you’re a keen writer aged 8-14 StoryLab will stretch your imagination and help you understand writing as a craft; giving you tips on perfecting your style, editing your work and improving the flow of your story. Our program offers support, motivation and guidance from award winning author, Deb Fitzpatrick, as well as your fellow writers within the group. The aim is for each writer to submit a 700-word piece for publication by the end of the…

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Book Launch

March 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Paper Bird, 42 Henry St
Fremantle, W.A. 6160 Australia
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Free

Join us for the launch of "The Incurable Imagination" by Paul Russell and Aska! Learning has never been so much fun. Audrey has the worst case of Imagination her teachers have ever seen. While other children paint their families, Audrey paints the ogre who lives under her bed drinking tea. What's worse, her condition is contagious and soon the other kids in her class start showing symptoms that appear equally incurable. As the dreaded imagination spreads, the teachers are horrified…

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April 2019

Young Writers Development Program – Session 4

April 9 @ 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Paper Bird, 42 Henry St
Fremantle, W.A. 6160 Australia
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$125

Young Writers Development Program If you’re a keen writer aged 8-14 StoryLab will stretch your imagination and help you understand writing as a craft; giving you tips on perfecting your style, editing your work and improving the flow of your story. Our program offers support, motivation and guidance from award winning author, Deb Fitzpatrick, as well as your fellow writers within the group. The aim is for each writer to submit a 700-word piece for publication by the end of the…

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“Can a Quokka Quack?” Story Time with Author, Jolly Read

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for a special school holiday story time with author, Jolly Read. Jolly is a journalist and author who lives in South Fremantle, a suburb of the Port town of Fremantle, Western Australia. She can just see Rottnest from her verandah (but not the quokkas!) Her other works include Kangkushot, the Life of Nyamal Lawman, Peter Coppin, shortlisted for the WA Premier Book Awards, and the play Yandy, which won a WA Premier Book Award for best script. Natasha…

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