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(LYF) Fanfic, Love & Embarrassment

  • Centre for Stories 100 Aberdeen Street Northbridge, WA, 6003 Australia (map)
 Marziya Mohammedali | Image Credit: Leni Battalis

Marziya Mohammedali | Image Credit: Leni Battalis

Ever re-read an old love letter from years past? What about diary entries from your angst-riddled youth? Have you ever written steamy fan-fiction that scratched an itch in a part of your brain you’re not sure existed?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Fanfic, Love and Embarrassment is for you. This is a combo night of the most cringe-worthy writing anyone has ever known. Featuring readings from Richard En, Caroline Stafford, and Laurent Shervington, as well as an open mic section. Bring your most tender embarrassments.



WHEN: Tuesday 11 April, 6.30 – 9.00pm
WHERE: Centre for Stories



The Literary Youth Festival (LYF) is the first youth-led festival of literature in Western Australia, run by young people in the Literary Youth Festival Planning Subcommittee of National Youth Week. 

LYF seeks to raise the voices of young poets, bloggers, playwrights, graphic novelists, novelists and performers. LYF is about creating more opportunities for young aspiring writers nourishing of a literary movement in WA.

This initiative, like many literary ventures in WA, would not be possible without the tireless work of people within the literary community – along with organisations such as WritingWAThe Centre for Stories and Spoken Word Perth – all of whom are constantly making magic happen in the sometimes literal but always literary sense.