Press Release – Australian Fairy Tale Society’s Annual Conference

Herewith our announcement to media & arts promoters, presenting our 4th Annual Conference. There are two versions, for your convenience:

  1. Simple format for easy copy-pasting: AFTS 2017 Plain Text Press Release
  2. Whimsy, for those with a penchant for fey revelry: Curious ElvesAustralian Fairy Tale SocietyMay-June 2017Press Release

Do feel free to download them for sharing hither and thither. Perhaps you live near a library or university campus? A bookshop, gallery or performance cafe? Let your community know about us, and hey… if you haven’t yet joined or renewed your membership, or registered for this event, now is a great time to do so!


Bursary invitation!

The Australian Fairy Tale Society is offering a bursary for attendance at our 2017 Conference, ‘So Many Mattresses:  Truth, Reality, Fiction on a European Bed’, to be held at Glen Eira Town Hall, Melbourne on Saturday 24 June.  This bursary will cover:

  • Conference registration
  • Transport up to $250
  • Accommodation up to $100 per night for 2 nights
  • A “fairy godmother/father” as conference mentor.

Here are two ways you can submit the form: Bursary Application Form

(1) print, fill by hand, scan & email to us; or (2) ask Jo or I to email you the word doc as an attachment, so you can type into it, and return that to us:

We look forward to welcoming as many of you as possible this year!

Fey regards – from your dedicated committee.