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UQP author Melissa Manning at Australian Short Story Festival
05 Nov – 07 Nov
Adelaide, SA

UQP author Melissa Manning at Australian Short Story Festival

Join Melissa Manning, author of Smokehouse, at this year's Australian Short Story Festival, an annual festival celebrating short stories in written and spoken forms.

SPOTLIGHT SESSION - Saturday 6 November, 10:30am - 11:20am

Moderated by Annelise Abela, join Melissa Manning as she discusses her stunning debut collection Smokehouse, a raw and tender snapshot of a community of characters as they pivot around moments of grief, loss and change, beautifully foregrounded against the captivating Tasmanian landscape.

DARK TIMES - Sunday 7 November, 9:30am - 10:20am

How does the short story format capture moments of grief and darkness and connect with the reader through hardship? Authors, Melissa Manning and Lisa L Hannett discuss their comedic, fantastical, and empathetic approaches to dark times. Moderated by Simon Telford.

Find full Australian Short Story Festival program here.