Little Fictions returns to Sydney Writers Festival to present performed fiction about the elusive, seductive and life-changing power of the written word. Includes microfiction and short stories set to original music. Join our MC, ABC TV’s Monique Schafter and actors Eleni Schumacher, Felix Johnson and Ella Watson-Russell on stage at Knox Street Bar, one of … Read More
Join Emily Maguire for the Sydney launch of Ashley Kalagian Blunt’s book, My Name Is Revenge: a novella and collected essays. When: Wednesday April 10, 6.30-8pm Where: Acre Eatery, 31a Mallett St, Camperdown RSVP via Eventbrite Can’t make it? You can order your copy here.
OFF THE PAGE: words + image + sound = one hour of mind-rending, heartbreaking theatre. Whitney Richards presents this winning formula where words are ripped from their paperback snugs – staples still attached, ink still dripping – swallowed whole, then arrayed before you by actors, artists and musicians. You’ll take a train ride up from … Read More
Australia Who: Scenes from dystopia is a performance of scenes adapted from award-winning joanne burns’ novella about environmental devastation and people power. The multimedia performance uses live theatre and projections to bring four scenes to life. This free event is suitable for adults only. Bookings are recommended as places are limited. Book here.
Join MC Bailey Sharp for the screening of 30 short animated films inspired by micro fiction.We’ll be celebrating the achievements of the talented teams of emerging animators and sound designers who created these microflix. We will also be officially launching the MICROFLIX Awards and Festival which will be held annually and open to authors and … Read More
Derision For Home Owners Won’t Save You – discomforting innercity stories Tuesday May 1. 7pm Knox St Bar, Chippendale, Sydney Tickets available from Eventbrite, here. Come along to this night of performed fiction. You’ll hear inner-city tales of the past and the present, about local landmarks and remarkable locals. We have a Darlington flâneur, a … Read More
Thursday March 1, 6-7pm Conference Centre via Entry 3, La Trobe Street, State Library Victoria (or online via Twitter, #CBDLA) Join award judge, Carmel Bird, and Spineless Wonders publisher, Bronwyn Mehan, for an information session to find out how to prepare your digital masterpiece for entry. The 2018 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award is presented … Read More
Wednesday 14 March 8pm 107, 107 Redfern St, Redfern Vaginal Spray: feminist stories brings you stories of women who break away, women who stand their ground and women who stand by each other. Your host for the evening is Walkley Award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker, Monique Schafter (Hungry Beast and ABC’s 7.30). A fresh-faced librarian … Read More
To mark the 2018 Lunar New Year, Little Fictions presents an array of canine-inspired stories for your listening pleasure. Ranging from unlikely shaggy dog tales to stories that come with a bite, these short Australian stories will delight and enthral. Join MC KATHRYN YUEN (‘Mrs Chan’ from the SBS TV comedy, Maximum Choppage) and actors, … Read More
We are seeking submissions for a feminist-themed Little Fictions event planned for 2018. Closes Feb 19, 2018. Entry is free. Email submissions to info[at]shortaustralianstories.com.au What are we looking for? We would like to mark the 2018 International Women’s Day with some contemporary takes on the f-word. You might depict a world where ‘feminazi’ is not … Read More