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The Long and the Short of It

Friday 9th September / presented by Antonino Tati

A brand new festival for readers and writers is coming to Perth in October 2016.

The Australian Short Story Festival is just what it sounds like, a festival celebrating short stories. The inaugural festival is set to bring writers, oral storytellers, and audiences together. One of the authors set to appear at the festival is Isabelle Li – who grew up in China, worked in Singapore and migrated to Australia in 1999. Her short stories have appeared in various publications, this year she published a collection of short stories in A Chinese Affair,  and now she's working on a novel.

Isabelle joined Antonino Tati on Artbeat in studio to discuss the effort of getting her manuscript published and the significance of The Australian Short Story Festival.

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