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The Scribblers Festival 2019 Schools Program is now launched – join us for three days of conversations, discussions, demonstrations and activations designed to enhance your students’ writing skills, visual literacy and creative thinking skills. Not only are we bringing you a wonderful three-day program especially for schools in May 2019, here are some other Festival highlights for your calendar.
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Golden Pen

THE NEXT GREAT AUSTRALIAN STORY STARTS RIGHT NOW, WITH THE GOLDEN PEN AWARD…

A fantastic opportunity for students to showcase their talent for creative writing, The Golden Pen Award is split into two age–based categories 12–14 and 15–17 and is now open to all high school students across Western Australia.

We want YOU to submit an original piece of creative writing up to 3000 words that responds to the theme of Discovery.  We’re waiting for entries!

Submit to: goldenpen@scribblersfestival.com.au by 31 March 2019.  
YA Curator

COULD YOU BE A YOUTH CURATOR FOR THE YA COLLECTIVE?

In the 2019 Festival we’re devoting a whole day to YAlit, bringing teenagers together to explore, discover and question the world around them. We’re currently seeking youth curators to work with our Festival programmers and mentors to decide the sessions and content, and be part of
The YA Collective.

Applications are open now and close Friday 23 November! Get in quick to be part of this unique opportunity. 
Conversation Caravan

ASPIRING PODCASTERS NEEDED FOR THE SCRIBBLERS FESTIVAL CONVERSATION CARAVAN.

We’re on the hunt for our 2019 podcasters to be in charge of the questions and the microphones in our mobile studio—the Scribblers Festival Conversation Caravan. Applications open on the 16 November so make sure you keep an eye on our website for all of the info. You can also sign up to our enews to be kept up-to-date with the latest information. Tune in now to listen to last year’s podcasts. [Scribblers Festival Podcasts]
Golden Feather

THE GOLDEN FEATHER HUNT

With 10 000 feathershaped bookmarks hidden in public libraries all over Western Australia, there will be thousands of reasons to head to your local library on a feather hunt from March to May 2019. If you want your local library to take part in the feathered magic – encourage them to sign up here.