Posted on 10th April 2014

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Announcing the London Short Story Festival

London’s writer development agency Spread The Word have announced their inaugural London Short Story Festival.

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 KeeganJackie KayHelen SimpsonMJ HylandColin BarrettAlison MooreJacob RossAdam MarekMary CostelloVanessa GebbieKJ OrrRoshi FernandoLisa BlowerDan 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.



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