About the festival

The Australian Short Story Festival is an annual celebration of short form storytelling. 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!

The 2022 Australian Short Story Festival will be held over three days in Perth, from the 28th-30th of October.

Held at the historic Fremantle Arts Centre, the Festival will feature 25+ writers, musicians and actors in a celebration of the short story. 

Kids and adults alike will be delighted by a range of events including music, storytelling and panel discussions.

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