Read for #WADay !

The Western Australia Day long weekend is coming up, and it’s a great time to also celebrate our home grown literary and artistic talents.

Here are a few Western Australian authors that you might enjoy reading during your downtime!


Island home: a landscape memoir by Tim Winton – a rumination on the Australian landscape.
Also available as audiobook and ebook


The Golden Age by Joan London – a post war love story, set in suburban Perth.
Also available as an ebook | ebook link 2

Rules of Summer and Tales From Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan – some of the settings in his drawings will look familiar to Western Australia.
Tales from Outer Suburbia is also available as an ebook.


That Deadman Dance by Kim Scott – set during early settlement in the area that is currently known as Albany.
Also available as an ebook


Letters to the End of Love by Yvette Walker – a series of relationships told through the medium of letters.


Getting Warmer by Alan Carter – part of Carter’s series starring Detective Cato Kwong, and set in Fremantle, of course!