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2018 KSP Literary Dinners

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KSP Writers' Centre

11 Old York Road

Greenmount

Perth, Western Australia 6056

Australia

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Travel to the Perth Hills for an intimate candle-lit dinner at a character literary restaurant venue, the heritage-listed KSP Writers' Centre. This unique event features a sumptuous three-course meal and performances by a special guest author, our feature KSP Writer-in-Residence.

Dinners are generally set up in a long table format, but we can organise separate tables by special request with at least one weeks' notice. Books sales and signings are available following the dessert course. Special dietary requirements may be catered for, but again we do ask for at least one week advance notice.

BYO drinks.

3 July: Optional Fancy Dress: Christmassy, or Red & Green

3 July: Optional Secret Santa: Bring a wrapped, $5 value, gender-neutral gift

16 October: Optional Fancy Dress: Spooky

FAQs

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

KSP Literary Dinners are for adults aged 18+.

What should I bring to the event?

BYO alcohol if desired.

Christmas in July: (optional): Bring a wrapped, $5 value, gender-neutral gift for a Secret Santa exchange.

Optional Fancy Dress: Christmassy, or Red & Green, for July dinner; and spooky for the October Halloween dinner.


Coming up ... 2018 dinner guests

3 JULY: Edwina Shaw. Christmas in July theme and cuisine. Dress: festive.

16 OCTOBER: Cath Drake. Halloween theme and Mexican cuisine. Dress: spooky.


About the special guests:




Edwina Shaw, QLD (Mon 18 Jun – Sun 15 July 2018). KSP Emerging Writer-in-Residence.

Edwina Shaw holds a Master's Degree in Creative Writing from the University of QLD, and has been writing and publishing fiction and memoir for over thirteen years. In 2012, her book, Thrill Seekers (Ransom Publishing UK), a hard-hitting look at teenage life on the wrong side of the tracks, was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Award for New Writing. Her new chapter book for young eaders In The Dark of Night (Raven Books UK 2016) was featured in the 2016/2017 Summer Reading Club. She has also had several stories published in Australian and International literary journals, including the 2014 Best Australian Stories collection (Black Inc.). https://edwinashaw.com/

Cath Drake, UK (Mon 24 Sep – Sun 21 Oct 2018). KSP Emerging Writer-in-Residence.

Cath Drake is an Australian poet from Perth now living in London, who has been published in anthologies and literary magazines in UK, Australia and US. In 2012, she was short-listed for the Venture Poetry Prize, awarded an Arts Council England grant and was writer in residence at the Albany Arts Centre café. Cath’s pamphlet ‘Sleeping with Rivers’ won the 2013 Mslexia/Seren poetry pamphlet prize and was the Poetry Book Society summer choice 2014. She was included in Best Australian Poetry 2014 anthology (Black Inc books) and was short-listed for the 2015 Manchester Poetry Prize. https://cathdrake.com/


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

There is a bus stop outside the Centre on Old York Road, towards Mundaring. The Centre is located on a residential street and looks like any other house: look for the 'Katharine’s Place' wooden plaque sign and bright green letterbox out front. Parking is available in the brick driveway and in front of the hedge, also on the upper gravel level (to the right of the house) and along the street. Overflow parking can be found down the gravel driveway to the immediate left of the house (look for the No Thoroughfare sign); please drive down here slowly. Carpooling is recommended.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Phone the KSP Writers' Centre office 08 9294 1872 or email kspf@iinet.net.au

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Sorry, tickets cannot be transferred.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, but please check your name off the list at the door.

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

Please visit the KSP Writers' Centre website to view the Cancellation Policy: http://www.kspwriterscentre.com/workshops

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KSP Writers' Centre

11 Old York Road

Greenmount

Perth, Western Australia 6056

Australia

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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