by Suzanne Masri What does the title Glass Walls truly mean and how does this resonate with the anthology? Meenakshi: Glass Walls, a multivalent and multi-hued title arrived at after serious cogitation, resonates right across the whole gamut of stories on tolerance and Read More
by Wendy Wicks Your latest book Zebra and other stories is a novella with an accompanying set of stories organised with a point of view framework. What was the reason for that? Putting together a collection of short fiction presents a structural challenge for Read More
by Suzanne Mazri The norms in which cultural communities in Australia and the Indian subcontinent tolerate adversity is a central focus in Glass Walls: Stories of tolerance and intolerance from the Indian subcontinent and Australia. Edited by writers Meenakshi Bharat and Sharon Rundle, Read More
by Suzanne Masri Australian Short Stories sheds a light on the human condition within a conflicted, magnificent landscape that is distinctly ours. The collection explores the sphere of each character’s world to appreciate a collective consciousness of belonging, place, and survival. Australian Short Read More
by Sally Edwards Fait accompli – the notion that we must accept what is pre-destined for us. We must accept what we cannot change. Bindy Pritchard’s debut short story collection, Fabulous Lives, explores the way we, as humans, deal with what life hands Read More
The AAWP / ASSF Prize is a publication pathway for emerging writers. The prize is open to short stories. The Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP) is delighted to partner with the Australian Short Story Festival (ASSF) to provide this publication pathway for emerging Read More
The outcome of the Short Story Prize has been delayed. The Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP) together with the Australian Short Story Festival apologise for keeping you waiting. Thank you for supporting AAWP prizes.
Enter your short story to the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP) and Australian Short Story Festival (ASSF) Emerging Writers’ Short Story Prize for your chance to win a ticket to the Australian Short Story Festival, accommodation for the duration of the Read More