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Welcome Writers

The Peter Cowan Writing Centre provides an ongoing source of support and development for emerging and established creative writers within the northern suburbs of Perth. It has continued to grow and offer a range of writing opportunities for its membership and the wider writing community.

We are a small community-based writing centre that offers writing groups, workshops and competitions. We do not publish manuscripts or offer a manuscript assessment or manuscript editing service

 

News and Updates

  • Fremantle Press Podcast and Advice for Writers

    Fremantle Press Podcast and Advice for Writers

    During Perth Festival Writers Week a special episode of the Fremantle Press podcast for authors and writers was recorded during the Business of Being a Writer event. Fremantle Press CEO Jane Fraser was joined by award-winning screen director Alison James, Black Swan State Theatre Company Literary Director Polly Low and Red Room Poetry Director Tamryn …Read More »
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  • How to Rescue a Comatose Story with Daphne Milne

    How to Rescue a Comatose Story with Daphne Milne

      Join Daphne Milne, storyteller and poet, for an afternoon unlocking and reviving the potential of your stories.    Daphne Milne Daphne writes short stories, flash fiction and prose poems which vary from the darkly humorous to the vaguely sinister. Her work has been published in magazines and anthologies including Aether and Ichor, Acumen, Sarasvati, …Read More »
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  • PCWC 2020 Members Only Prose Competition

    PCWC 2020 Members Only Prose Competition

    2020 PCWC members are invited to enter up to two stories (500 words max. per story) in our Members only prose competition. Prizes:  Open: $100    Novice:  $50 Entry Conditions: 1. The story must be you own writing and unpublished (including on blogs and the internet). 2. The story must NOT have won a prize or been acknowledged in any ... Read more...Read More »