Bringing one of the world’s best literary festivals to the Perth CBD

The Nutmeg’s Curse – Live from NYC

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

Live from New York with Amitav Ghosh In The Nutmeg’s Curse, acclaimed writer Amitav Ghosh shares the tale of how Western colonialism’s conquest and violent exploitation in the Banda Islands, ...

$9.93

Saturday 9th morning (from 9.00am) – half day ticket package

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

Purchase a ticket package and save with  four sessions available for just $27.87 inclusive of all fees. Sessions in the Saturday morning package include: The Nutmeg's Curse - Live from ...

$27.87

Self-reflection and loving kindness

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

Struggling to maintain grace and good humour amidst daily potholes and pitfalls? Author and essayist Brigid Lowry may be just the warm, wise, and witty companion you need. To start ...

$9.93

Weaving Mythical Characters and Magic Realism

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

Celebrated Indonesian author Ayu Utami, a pioneer of women’s erotica in Indonesia, and Fogarty Award-winner Rebecca Higgie will share stage and screen with Professor Krishna Sen to explore the use ...

$9.93

Media and Memoir

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

In Phosphorescence, Julia Baird immerses herself in nature to explore friendships, family, loss, and illness, to seek the inner light that brightens our lives in the darkest times. In The ...

$9.93

Women of a Certain Rage

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

Three exceptional women of widely different backgrounds – academic and federal MP Anne Aly, award-winning children’s author Meg McKinlay, and documentary filmmaker Victoria Midwinter Pitt – come together to bring ...

$9.93

Saturday 9th afternoon (from 2.15pm) – half day ticket package

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

Purchase a ticket package and save with four sessions available for just $27.87 inclusive of all fees. Sessions in the Saturday afternoon package include: Women of a Certain Rage with ...

$27.87

The Nutmeg’s Curse – Encore

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

THIS SESSION WILL BE A PRE-RECORD OF THE EARLIER LIVE SESSION In The Nutmeg’s Curse, acclaimed writer Amitav Ghosh shares the tale of how Western colonialism’s conquest and violent exploitation ...

$9.93

Semut

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

In Semut, Christine Helliwell shares the astonishing story of an Australian secret operation's brutal guerrilla campaign against the Japanese that was launched in the final months of WWII in the ...

$9.93

The Jakarta Method

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

In 1965, the U.S. government backed the Indonesian military killed one million innocent civilians to eliminate the largest communist party outside China and the Soviet Union. Vincent Bevins’ bold and ...

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Pulau Plastik – film screening, introduced by Rebecca Prince-Ruiz

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

Pulau Plastik, or ‘Plastic Island’, is an in-depth exploration on the extent to which plastic pollution now grips Indonesia, shown through the eyes of three individuals fighting this environmental crisis: ...

$13.99

First Nations Poets

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

Australia’s First Nations people are our country’s first memory holders and storytellers. First Nations writers Elfie Shiosaki, Jarrad Travers, Kirli Saunders, and Cass Lynch come together in this session to ...

$9.93

Sunday 9th afternoon (from 1.00pm) – half day ticket package

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

Purchase a ticket package and save with four sessions available for just $27.87 inclusive of all fees. Sessions in the Sunday morning package include: First Nations Poets with Elfie Shiosaki, ...

Roads Less Travelled – writing in the time of COVID

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

When a global health crisis closes borders between and within countries, does the potential of literature to transport us to new places take on even greater significance? Writer and journalist ...

$9.93

Poetry and Politics

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

Poets Emily Sun and Felix K. Nesi are powerful emerging voices in the literary communities of Australia and Indonesia, respectively. Their poetry considers the personal and political impacts of imperialism, ...

$9.93

Performance and Poetry

The Rechabite Hall 224 William Street, Perth

Performance artist Cok Sawitri, poet Hasssan Al Nawwab, and Butchulla Songman Fred Leone bring power and heart to the final session of the inaugural UWRF Perth Festival with readings, music ...

$9.93
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