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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 unique line-up of storytellers in […]
Julie_Koh’s Shibboleth Sydney launch speech Julie_Koh is a fiction writer based in Sydney. Her new collection of short stories, Portable Curiousities, is published by UQP and has been shortlisted for the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction. The short story is an art form that causes early death. It’s been proven that every time a […]
Shibboleth: A New Short Story Collection By Nathan_Hobby To kickstart the launches for our short story collection, ‘Shibboleth and other stories’, we celebrated in Perth at Centre for Stories. The event was wonderful and it was so great to see so many people join us in celebration. To help with the celebration, Nathan_Hobby assisted with […]
‘The Sea Also Waits’ by Emily Paull in Margaret River Press’ 2016 short story competition collection ‘Shibboleth and other stories’ edited by Laurie Steed.
Our friends at Riversmith are hosting the launch of The Garden Wanderer by Julie Kinney.  We are pretty chuffed with how this book has turned out and hope you will join us to celebrative the creative talents of Julie Kinney and photographers, Freedom Garvey and Chris Gurney.
Graham Edwards speaks about Portland Jones’ book ‘Seeing the Elephants’ in the gardens of UWA.
Portland Jones speaks in the UWA gardens about her book ‘Seeing the Elephants’.
We are excited to announce that the winner of the 2016 Margaret River Press Short Story Competition is NSW-based writer Jo Riccioni. Her story ‘Shibboleth’ is a delicate and deliberate evocation of love, identity, and segregation set against the backdrop of Doris Salcedo’s polarising art exhibition.  Jo is the author of numerous features and short […]
We are delighted to announce that the inaugural Australian Short Story Festival will take place in Perth on October 21st – 23rd 2016 at the Centre for Stories and other inner-city venues. The weekend-long festival will be the first festival in Australia to focus exclusively on the short story form and is a timely response […]
Margaret River Press is an independent press that has a Perth office based at the Centre for Stories located at 100 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge. We have a strong commitment to nurturing and supporting writers at all stages of their career by featuring them in our annual short story anthology and publishing debut novels after a rigorous, […]
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