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28
Oct

A Festival To Remember

A Festival To Remember

The Australian Short Story Festival has secured its place as a significant event in the Australian literary calendar following the outstanding success of our inaugural festival held in Perth last weekend, October 21-23. More than 1100 people attended the three-day festival, showcasing some of Australia’s most celebrated writers and a...

14
Oct

Meet the Interns - Ali MacGregor

Meet the Interns - Ali MacGregor

It's rumoured that Ali MacGregor once inspired an acapella group to song spontaneously, as though her very presence had encouraged it. That's not strictly true, but she has a warm, winning way about her that's right up there with Sonja Rocchi's Mars Bar slice.

30
Mar

The Short Story - Zacharey Jane

The Short Story - Zacharey Jane

Your story, ‘Amelia Is Gone’, published in The Trouble With Flying and other stories seems strangely haunting, and almost dreamlike in its depictions of presence and belonging. Do you see memory and identity as inextricably intertwined, or is the relationship between the two more complex than that? Yes I do:...

19
Feb

The Short Story - Su-May Tan

The Short Story - Su-May Tan

Your story, ‘Hide’, published in The Lost Boy and other stories, seems just as much about Mary and the mother as it is about Siew Ching, our protagonist. Do you see your stories as inherently interconnected, or is this particular story so-structured to explore the inner worlds of three key...

9
Dec

The Short Story - Alison Martin

The Short Story - Alison Martin

Your story ‘Before the Bloom’ features a poignant and particularly topical metaphor in algal bloom. What’s your own experience with this phenomena, and how did this story come to be?At the time I was writing ‘Before the Bloom’ I had a job working on environmental issues, specifically climate change, and...

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