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.

 

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SATURDAY 22 OCTOBER

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.

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SUNDAY 23 OCTOBER

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

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Check out the full program here.




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