An Interview with Laura Elvery

Laura Elvery is an award-winning author based in Brisbane. She has won the Josephine Ulrick Prize for Literature, the Margaret River Short Story Competition, and the Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize. Trick of the Light (UQP) is Laura’s debut collection of short stories. We Read More

Short & Snappy with Amy Lin

DESCRIBE YOUR DREAMS. Lysergic. WHAT’S SOMETHING ON YOUR BUCKET LIST? Teach overseas. FAVOURITE MOVIE? Little Miss Sunshine. BEST GIFT YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED? Journal. DESCRIBE YOUR HANDWRITING. Scrawl. IN TEN YEARS, WHAT WILL YOU BE NOSTALGIC FOR? Time. FAVOURITE WORD? Silhouette. WHAT’S THE 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

An Interview with Roanna Gonsalves

Roanna Gonsalves is an award-winning short story writer. She was born and raised in Mumbai, India, and came to Australia as an international student in 1998. The Permanent Resident is her first collection of short stories.  Roanna Gonsalves is one of the festival’s Read More

An Interview with Susan Midalia

As the Australian Short Story Festival draws closer, we’ll be interviewing some of the writers who will be featured. Our new interview series will give insight into the relationship between writers and the short form, as well as give you the chance 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