The Peter Cowan Writers Centre Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation focused on providing support and development for beginner, emerging and established creative writers within the northern suburbs and wider Perth writing communities. It has continued to grow since the Centre began in 1995 and offers a range of writing opportunities for its membership and Perth writers, and further afield to Australian writers via our writing competitions.
For more information about our namesake Peter Cowan, our history and our location in Edith Cowan House, please see the About section.
- In December our emerging writers met for a workshop detailing plot and structure with Laurie Steed. Click here to read the workshop.Read More »
- Date: Sunday 14th November 2021 from 1pm to 4pm Members/WAWU Members: $38 + Eventbrite processing fee Non-members: $48 + Eventbrite processing fee Blurb: The presentation of lifelike and interesting characters is one of the main joys of reading fiction, and readers of all genres can name their favourite characters in an instant. But what …Read More »
- THE RESULTS OF THE PC600SS Competition are now available HERE: The Peter Cowan 600 Short Story Competition was launched by our Centre in 2010 in honour of our namesake Peter Cowan (1914–2002), one of Western Australia’s most esteemed writers and academics. It is fitting that the competition celebrates short story writing as Peter Cowan published ... Read more...Read More »