Margaret Hickey Winner of AAWP/ASSF Emerging Writers’ Prize 2018

It is our pleasure to announce the winner of this year’s Australasian Association of Writing Programs / Australian Short Story Festival Emerging Writers’ Prize. The winner is Margaret Hickey for her short story ‘Fowler’s Bay’! Highly commended entries (in alphabetical order) include: Read More

David Malouf to open the Festival

Award winning and Internationally acclaimed writer David Malouf will deliver the opening address of the 2018 Australian Short Story Festival to be held over the weekend of 19 – 21 October at the Centre for Stories, Northbridge. Included in the program are Read More

Australian Short Story Festival returns to Perth!

The Australian Short Story Festival will once again deliver a weekend of dynamic and engaging events to celebrate the expression of stories in its shorter form. Over 30 writers, actors, musicians and storytellers will appear over the weekend of October 19-21, 2018, Read More