Posted on 2nd June 2015

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Spread The Word announce the second London Short Story Festival

London’s writer development agency Spread The Word have announced the second 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: Ben Okri, Kevin Barry, Laura van den Berg, Jon McGregor, Dame Marina Warner, Deborah Levy, Cynan Jones, Carys…

Posted on 22nd July 2013

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Word Factory: New apprentice scheme

Word Factory is seeking two emerging short story writers to benefit from mentoring and an association with WF activities:

“WF are looking for talent and dedication. Anyone over the age of 18, writing in English and based in the UK, can apply. Our mentors will offer an initial face-to-face meeting and further support will be offered by phone or email by mutual agreement over a six-month period.”