EVERYONE'S STORY MATTERS
In 2017, Centre for Stories installed a beautiful new library and reading room at our 100 Aberdeen Street home and we were lucky enough to populate it with donations from our many friends. We decided to sit down with three of these donors—Dennis Haskell, Susan Midalia and Peter Dowding—and chat about their love of the written word...
'Local Stories' focusses on stories from individuals based in Western Australia. We're proud to be Perthlings and want to share the stories of the people that make our state great.
Books, spreadsheets and dad jokes: meet Logan Griffiths.
Meet our current intern: Jay Anderson.
'Food For Thought: Ethiopian Feast' was held here at Centre for Stories on 29 June 2017. Our storyteller and chef for the night was Askale. The following was written by Ritika Purang, a Centre for Stories intern in 2017.
Centre for Stories loves live storytelling! Our 'Conversations' series is a selection of recordings from our live events.
Joseph Northover speaks about love, loss and growing up in Northbridge in the 80's.
Ms Doogs was a workshop-meets-discussion #safespace focussed on gendered experiences in the arts held at Camp Doogs 2017.
Dai Fan and Liz Byrski discuss the passions and interests that drive their writing practices in both fiction and non-fiction.
Amanda Joy was born and raised in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia, her first full-length book, Snake Like Charms, was part of the UWAP Poetry series. Listen to this conversation with Amanda and the Centre's Robert Wood here...
THE INDIAN OCEAN
The Indian Ocean locates Centre for Stories in our geographic region. Crossing over national boundaries, this is work that seeks to articulate and express what it life is like in this location. We look at people on the ground and how they relate to larger structures weaving in stories of daily life with politics, culture and economics. This is our way of bringing into the world a type of identity that is still being made. See our latest stories below or all of them here...
How gorgeous are these earrings from Perth label Ilka!? They're one of our raffle prizes for tonight's event. Some… https://t.co/k0SmNdId3B
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Author coach, Wendy Yorke returns next year for 1 on 1 mentoring sessions and a group workshop! Spaces are limited.… https://t.co/mf6FznFv2X