Scribblers is a celebration of storytelling in all its forms for children and young people.

During the year across Perth Metro, regional and remote areas of Western Australia, Scribblers Festival engages children, parents, families, schools and communities with the creative possibilities of books, culture, illustration, podcasting, technology and writing.

Opening up worlds of words and writing, books and podcasts

Scribblers gives children the chance to meet and learn from leading authors and poets and illustrators from Australia and around the world, and come away saying… “I want to do that too”

In Perth and all around the state of western australian

We run the Scribblers Family Festival in the City of Perth, The YA Collective,The Golden Pen Writing Competition, the Golden Feather Hunt, and our travelling program Scribblers on the Road.

Scribblers Festival
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Scribblers Festival
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… and regionally from Pemberton to Port Hedland and beyond

Over 150 libraries State-wide hiding Scribblers feather bookmarks for children to find, a creative writing competition, podcasts of sessions for regional schools.


Children in the
school sessions




sessions on children’s literature & visual literacy
Scribblers Festival
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Encouraging confidence, self-discovery and a love of words and pictures

Part of FORM’s Creative Learning Program, Scribblers aims to stimulate a confidence in culture, reading, writing and creative thinking in young Western Australians; a confidence that can support them at home and at school, and open pathways to future careers.  


Scribblers Festival
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“it inspired me so much I can’t wait to grow up”
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