The Art of Short Fiction

Hadley's Orient Hotel 16 September, 2017 14:00 - 15:00

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Alec Patrić
Ben Walter
Susie Greenhill
Adam Ouston
Sarah Tooth

The panel will discuss the themes and ideas in inventive Australian short fiction. This session will include a selection of readings from the recent collection: Seven Stories and other stories.

Alec Patrić’s works include the 2016 Miles Franklin Award-winning novel, Black Rock, White City, the novella Bruno Kramzer: A Long Story, and short story collections Las Vegas for Vegans and The Rattler and Other Stories. His second novel, Atlantic Black, will be published in 2017, followed by The Butcherbird Stories in 2018.

Ben Walter is a writer of lyrical and experimental fiction who has been widely published in Australian journals, including Meanjin, Overland, Island, Southerly, Griffith Review and The Lifted Brow. He has twice been shortlisted in the Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prizes, and guest-edited Overland’s special anti-/dis-/un-Australian fiction issue.

Susie Greenhill’s short fiction has been published in anthologies and journals such as Island, The Review of Australian Fiction, Zoomorphic, Transportation, and Seven Stories. The manuscript for her novel, ‘The Clinking,’ a story of extinction, grief and interconnection in a warming world, won the 2016 Richell Prize.

Adam Ouston has been published in the Canary Press, Southerly, Island, Voiceworks, Crikey, The Lifted Brow,, the Review of Australian Fiction and Transportation: Islands and Cities. Adam received the 2014 Erica Bell Foundation Literature Award for his manuscript, The Party.


$20.00 General  |  $15.00 Member / Concession / Student

Online ticket sales will be cut off from Friday 15 September at 2.00pm. Remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door.