The festival will include talks, workshops and master classes, Q&A’s and readings from some of the world’s finest short story authors including:
Claire Keegan, Jackie Kay, Helen Simpson, MJ Hyland, Colin Barrett, Alison Moore, Jacob Ross, Adam Marek, Mary Costello, Vanessa Gebbie, KJ Orr, Roshi Fernando, Lisa Blower, Dan Powell and Anna Metcalfe.
The festival will also see the launch of Salt‘s Best of British Short Stories 2014 anthology. Spread the Word will also be launching the 2014 London Short Story Prize. The judging panel will include Cathy Galvin, founder of the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award.
The festival will take place over the weekend of 20-22 June 2014. In the meantime why not check out this wonderful short story collection selected for Fiction Uncovered 2012.