The Inaugural Australian Short Story Festival
WA is set to welcome a new festival to the arts calendar, with the announcement that the inaugural Australian Short Story Festival will take place in Perth from October 21–23. The weekend-long festival will be the first in Australia to focus exclusively on the short story form.
Emerging, established and respected practitioners of the short story form will participate in the festival and there will be a mix of local and national talent. The program will involve a variety of events including: masterclasses, talks, readings, storytelling, discussions and free family outdoor events.
Details will be released in the coming months. For updates, follow the Festival's Facebook page.