March 30, 2017

Location: Tim Winton Lecture Theatre (213.104)

Date: Friday, 7th April

Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Jon Doust is a published novelist, ex-stand-up comedian, and he is coming to Curtin. He co-authored the Australian based children’s fiction Magpie Mischief and Magwheel Madness wit...

March 29, 2017

I used to get angry about issues. Offended by injustices and unrest and inequalities. About seeing anything or anyone seen as “other” treated with varying degrees of shabbiness.

Ideologically, I think on the left. But I’ve never been much of an activist or an agitator....

March 28, 2017

Come along to the very first meet-up of the Curtin Writers Club in 2017!

Date: 29th March

Time: Common free time (12:00-2:00 p.m.)

Location: Guild Clubs HQ

This is your chance to meet fellow club members and writers at Curtin. Come along, meet new friends, and talk about y...

March 21, 2017

The island before sunset was a vision of blue, gold and white; a brilliant sky above an ocean that shone golden, crashing into the rocks standing high out of the water. The sound of the ocean was met with the cries of birds that hovered overhead, hanging in the air as...

March 18, 2017

The recent rise in the visibility of transgender people has led feminist communities to challenge and re-conceptualise ideas about gender. The intersectional feminist movement has sought to be more inclusive by acknowledging the interactions between racism, classism, s...

March 15, 2017

[Content Warning: Sexual assault]

A disturbing trend has emerged in conjunction with the rise of provocative storytelling, particularly in television and, to a lesser extent, in film. The trend is not necessarily the decisions made by their writers, but more in the reac...

March 14, 2017

Opens: 15th March, Midday (12:00pm)

Closes: 17th March, Midnight (12:00am)

This Guild Carnival, the CWC is having competition. It's time to condense a story into just six words - are you up to the challenge? For examples of 6-word stories, check out Six Word Stories.


March 13, 2017

She’s recording names from bogged beings,
borrowing together some species of a story,
stealing all rank, title, means, from grave markers
and, although alone, the suggestion of another
snatches her,
under a wounded lamppost’s shadow,
under which slender fingers crack,...

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