australian short story festival

assf-circledI’m looking forward to attending the very first Australian Short Story Festival in Perth this Friday to Sunday. The sessions I’ll be participating in are as follows.




Out of the Ordinary

9.00am–9.45am, Centre for Stories (100 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge), Room 2

Nadine Brown, Julie Koh and David Whish-Wilson discuss the subjects that drive their creativity: the bizarre, lawless or taboo experiences that can fracture the familiar surfaces of life.

Facilitator: Liana Joy Christensen

Streetside Readings Walk Trail (Free Event)

12.30pm–12.50pm, Ruck Rover, 242 William Street, Northbridge

Pop-up reading with Jo Riccioni.

More details at the bottom of the full program here.



In Conversation: Julie Koh

1.00pm –1.45pm, Centre for Stories, Room 1

A chat with Susan Midalia about Portable Curiosities.

Experimenting with Form

2.00pm–3.00pm, Centre for Stories, Room 2

Join Michelle Wright, Ryan O’Neill and Julie Koh in a discussion of what might emerge in testing the boundaries of the short story form. If experimentation is a measure of creation, what can it offer the short story?

Facilitator: Charlotte Guest


Check out the full program here.

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