The program for the 2022 Australian Short Story Festival is almost complete! Joining Fiona Robertson and Sean O’Beirne are short story writers from around Australia, including Ben Walter (Tas), Ellen van Neerven (Qld), Eugen Bacon (Vic), and Andrew Roff (SA), along with Read More
The Australian Short Story Festival (ASSF) invites applications for the exciting position of Festival Manager. The Festival brings together culturally diverse practitioners of the craft in both written and oral form to deliver a weekend of engaging and culturally inclusive events. Position: Read More
Head to the AAWP website for more information.
The 2022 Australian Short Story Festival will be held from 28-30 October in Fremantle/Walyalup, Western Australia. Based in the grounds of the beautiful Fremantle Arts Centre, the Festival will feature short story and flash fiction workshops, author panels, story readings, live musical Read More
The ASSF would like to offer a huge congratulations to Clare Testoni, winner of the 2021 AAWP/ASSF Short Story Prize, awarded for her story, ‘Video Capture’. Clare Testoni is a playwright, fiction writer, and puppeteer. Her performance practice often involves shadow puppetry Read More
This prize is offered in partnership with the Australasian Association of Writing Programs and is aimed at emerging writers across Australasia. The prize includes a ticket to the Australian Short Story Festival in 2021, as well as economy airfares and accommodation, and Read More
For all of our Adelaide-based friends and followers, we will be throwing a quiz night to help raise funds for the 2021 festival held here in November. See details below.