About the festival

The Australian Short Story Festival is an annual celebration of short stories in written and spoken forms. The Festival brings together local, national and international short story authors and oral storytellers in a culturally diverse and vibrant celebration of storytelling in the shorter form.

Save the date

ASSF 2019 will be held over three days at Swinburne University’s Hawthorn campus in Melbourne on Friday 18 – Sunday 20 October 2019.