Writing Programme - Years 6-12 working with Australian Authors

Calling all avid readers and writers Year 6 to Year 12!  Our Talented Young Writers' Programme (TYWP) returns in 2017 with an impressive line-up of presenting authors.  We offer full day workshops for students Year 6 to Year 12, taking place each term in Fremantle, Bunbury, Busselton, Albany, Geraldton, Hedland and Newman.  See the updated timetable attached below.

We are so proud of this programme, established for over 12 years and now attracting around 2000 students from over 80 schools.

As in 2016, we again thank the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund for sponsoring the TYWP in the regional areas of Bunbury, Busselton, Albany and Geraldton in 2017.  

See below our line-up of Australian authors who will present to students this year:

  • James Moloney (QLD) 
  • Barry Jonsberg (NT)
  • Deborah Abela (NSW) 
  • Anthony (Tony) Eaton (ACT)
  • Phillip Gwynne (VIC)
  • Mark Greenwood (WA)
  • Michael Gerard Bauer (QLD)
  • Maureen McCarthy (VIC)
  • Kirsty Murray (VIC)
  • Catherine Bateson (VIC)
  • Meg McKinlay (WA)
  • Sally Murphy (WA)
  • JC (Jane) Burke (NSW)
  • Matt Ottley (NSW)
  • Lili Wilkinson (VIC)
  • Dianne Wolfer (WA)
  • Julia Lawrinson (WA)
  • AJ (Amanda) Betts (WA)
  • James Roy (NSW)

Term 1, 2017 Dates and Authors:

James Moloney (QLD) presenting to students in Busselton 27-28 February, Bunbury 1-3 March. 

Barry Jonsberg (NT) presenting to students in Fremantle 7-10 March, Albany 13-14 March, Geraldton 15-17 March and Hedland & Newman 20-24 March..

Deborah Abela (NSW) presenting to students in Fremantle 13-21 March.

With student feedback collected every term, from every session of the writing programme, we can be sure how valuable these workshops are to them, improving their writing and therefore improving results in the classroom. 

For more information about our unique writing programme and how to participate, please click through to the TYWP Writers section of our website.

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