Coona Writers


Short Story Skills Workshop
with Renowned Australian Author - Felicity Castagna

Writing Workshop Details

Short stories have an intensity and precision that differentiate them from novel-length works. The Guardian recently suggested that the short story is the format of our time, and to many, its appeal is undeniable. In this day-long workshop with award-winning author Felicity Castagna, you’ll unpack what makes a successful short story – including plot, structure, form, character and voice – and how to hone your ideas into compelling works  

Where: Coonabarabran High School Library
When: 10am - 4pm, Saturday 21st March, 2020
Cost: $25 per person - includes workshop, lunch, morning and afternoon tea
Limited places - book online 
Enquiries: Phone Workshop Coordinator 
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Workshop Presenter Felicity Castagna's Bio

Felicity Castagna won the 2014 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction for her previous novel, The Incredible Here and Now, which was shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia and NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, and adapted for the stage by the National Theatre of Parramatta.

Her collection of short stories, Small Indiscretions, was named an Australian Book Review Book of the Year. Her most recent novel, No More Boats, was shortlisted for the 2018 Miles Franklin Literary Award, the 2018 Voss Literary Prize and the 2018 NSW Premier’s Literary Multicultural Award. She holds a PhD in writing from Western Sydney University has been involved in teaching and mentoring writing for the past fifteen years.


See more about Felicity on her official website.

This project is supported by Arts NSW's Country Arts Support Program, Regional Arts NSW and Orana Arts on behalf of the NSW Government.

This project is being auspiced by 2357 Partnerships Incorporated.


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