16-18 SEPTEMBER, 2022.

A writers' festival dedicated to science, creativity and wonder

BE A PART OF SOMETHING BIG

Welcome

Kaya and welcome to the Quantum Words Perth festival website.

2022 PROGRAM COMING SOON

Writing WA recognises the First Nations peoples of Western Australia as our first memory holders and storytellers. Writing WA respectfully acknowledges that it is located on the land of the Whadjuk Noongar people. We pay our respects to the traditional custodians of this Country.

QWP Festival Patron: Lyn Beazley

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More speakers join QWP 2022

In the countdown to release of the full program for Quantum Words Perth 2022, Festival Director Jane McCredie has today confirmed several exciting guest speakers who will bring their diverse ...

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Bruce Pascoe to headline QWP 22

Writing WA is thrilled to announce that award-winning author Bruce Pascoe will be headlining the Quantum Words Perth 2022 Festival program. Bruce Pascoe has published widely in both adult and ...

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What you can look forward to at Quantum Words Perth 2022

The first biennial Quantum Words Perth Festival in 2019 was a huge success, capturing the exciting nexus between science and creativity for people of every age. As one participant said: ...

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Events

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Changing the story, Making a positive difference

September 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 pm

The Western Swamp Tortoise, endemic to a small portion of Western Australia, is the most endangered Australian reptile. The effort to bring this species back from the brink of extinction …

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Cool Jobs

September 16 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am

The future of work is changing rapidly and the potential of STEM careers is expanding. In this session two leading science professionals unpack their cool jobs in the fields of …

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Young Dark Emu

September 16 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

In Young Dark Emu – A Truer History, Bruce Pascoe uses the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, to argue for an understanding of Australia prior to the …

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