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Perth Writers Festival Program Partner

University of Western Australia

Supported By

The West Australian

Australia Council for the Arts
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

McCusker Charitable Foundation

720 ABC Perth

Dymocks

Indigenous Program Partner

Woodside


Stephen Dedman
(Australia - Western Australia)

Stephen Dedman is the author of novels The Art of Arrow Cutting, Shadows Bite and A fistful of Data and more than 120 short stories published in an eclectic range of magazines and anthologies.

Stephen grew up (though many would dispute this) in Koongamia and Boya, not quite as close to the library as he would have liked. He sold his first short story in 1977 and his first novel in 1995. He has won two Aurealis Awards and an Australian Science Fiction Achievement Award and been shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Award, the British Science Fiction Association Award, the Seiun Award, the Sidewise Award and the Spectrum Award. He teaches Creative Writing at UWA and is a book reviewer for The West Australian and has been an associate editor of Eidolon, the fiction editor of Borderlands, the book buyer for most of Perth’s science fiction bookshops, an actor, a game designer and an experimental subject. He enjoys reading, travel, movies, talking to cats and startling people.

Current title: A fistful of Data

For Stephen Dedman's session details please click the Session Info tab.

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Zombies vs Unicorns with Margo Lanagan and Stephen Dedman Sun 6 March, 12.30-1.15pm
WHERE Kids' Tent
FREE

Where

Perth Writers Festival Precinct, The University of Western Australia


Phone: (08) 6488 5555

Perth Writers Festival literary hub is on the idyllic setting of the UWA Crawley campus.

Facilities
Situated near the Arts Faculty the Perth Writers Festival hub provides easy access to sessions, great cafe for lunch, coffee or a chat over a glass of wine and an extensive bookshop. Transport Located at the University of WA Campus on Stirling Highway, and is serviced by buses on both Stirling Highway and Mounts Bay Road. There is a set down / pick up point behind the theatre suitable for cars, taxis, maxi taxis & small buses. Enter off Hackett Drive adjacent to University House.

Transperth InfoLine: 13 62 13
Transperth Website: http://www.transperth.wa.gov.au

Parking
Ticketed parking is available on campus. Charges may apply. Free parking is available in the evenings and weekends. Campus map

Access

For access information visit the UWA Website.




Mention Entrees and Encores when making your booking and arriving at some of the City's premier bars and restaurants and extend your night beyond the show. Be it an entrée or encore, these venues offer special Festival deals for $30 to keep the night alive.

The University Club of Western Australia

The Univesity Club of Western Australia
Club Café and Bar
UWA Hackett Entrance # 1, Hackett Drive, Crawley
P 08 6488 4805
Open Mon – Fri 7:30am to 7:30pm; Sat 7:30am to 5:30pm

The University Club Restaurant
UWA Hackett Entrance # 1, Hackett Drive, Crawley
P 08 6488 8770 (Bookings Essential)
Open Wed–Sat 6pm to late
Available at both University Club Café and Bar or the Club Restaurant
Forest mushroom & fontina risotto, broccolini tempura, radicchio & lemon
or
Pappardelle pasta, baby spinach & dried tomatoes, goat’s cheese, basil & white wine pesto
or
Pan fried salmon fillet, shaved pear, rocket & hazelnut salad, fresh lime & aioli fries 
With a glass of selected wine

The Byrneleigh The Byrneleigh
156 Hampden Road, Nedlands
P 08 6162 2722
www.thebyrneleigh.com.au
Open daily 7am to late
A choice of beef, fish or chicken and a glass of house wine
Kitsch Kitsch
229 Oxford Street, Leederville
P 08 9242 1229
www.kitschbar.com.au
Tues 5pm to 10:30pm; Wed – Sat 5pm to Midnight; Closed Sun
Prawn Crackers, Corn Fritters, Papaya Salad, and a glass of house wine
Bar One Bar One
250 St Georges Tce, Perth (Plaza Level of QV1 Building)
P 08 9481 8400
www.bar1.com.au
Open Mon – Fri 7am to late; Sat 6pm to late
Penne Arrabiata (or vegetarian option) with a glass of house wine

Bookings may be required, mention Entrees & Encores when making your reservation or order.