Paddy O’Reilly

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Paddy O’Reilly is an Australian writer who has won multiple awards for her work such as the Age Short Story Award, and the Norman K Hemming Award, and has been shortlisted for the ALS Gold Medal and the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award. She has also written a screenplay for a short film titled Heart of Pearl which was nominated for an Australian Film Institute Award.

See Paddy on Saturday 22nd of October at 1pm for In Conversation: Paddy O’Reilly, and on Sunday 23rd of October at 10am for From Page to Stage/Screen

The Australian Short Story Festival is an annual festival celebrating short stories in written as well as spoken form