Five Leaves bookshop presents an evening of short stories. Come and hear authors reading short stories and discussing the form. I’m greatly looking forward to reading alongside Alison Moore, Nicholas Royle, and Megan Taylor.
The Elbow Room Prize night Roz Barr Architects Gallery November 19th 2016
I had a great time reading my short story, ‘As you Follow’, and listening to the other great stories at the Rattle Tales Fringe performance in Brighton. You can read Sarah Hegarty’s review here.
I read my short story, ‘As You Follow’, at the wonderful Bromley House Library, Nottingham. ‘As You Follow’ was placed third by Paul Mc Veigh in the Aurora Poetry & Short Fiction Competition (Short Fiction Category), Writing East Midlands’ inaugural competition for poetry and short fiction. You can read all of the winning and commended … Read more
I had a fantastic night reading my short story, ‘When You Fell’, which came third in the Ambit Summer Competition 2015, and meeting the other writers and some old friends. Join us for the launch of Ambit 222 in the newly refurbished basement of The Sun and 13 Cantons. Competition judges Dan O’Brien and Alison … Read more
Wednesday 4 November, 7pm start Sign-up to this FREE event here Nottingham Writers’ Studio Presents: Hope or Disaster? Humanity’s Relationship with the Earth Join us in the bar at Rough Trade for an evening of fantastic literature and performance, featuring award-winning writers from Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet and a chat with guest-editor, Michael J. … Read more
I’ve been invited to take part in a kind of blog relay by Megan Taylor, the author of three novels who has recently done exceedingly well in numerous short story competitions. It reminds me of school relay races where dropping the baton was the most important thing – that and doing it quickly. I’m passing … Read more
Once more, in association with Comma Press and Nottingham Writers’ Studio, we’re celebrating all things wonderfully short story on the shortest day – the longest night – of the year! We’re back at the marvellous Broadway Cinema in the Studio, everyone is welcome and it’s all absolutely FREE! On the 21st December 2013, from 7.30pm, … Read more
Sunday 17th February, NTU Newton Building 2.45pm – 4.00pm Following the success of International Short Story Night in June 2012, Megan Taylor will be hosting another event. This time we will be celebrating short stories at Nottingham’s Festival of Words. Our theme for the event is love, but expect far more than hearts and flowers: … Read more
Wed 21 November, 7.30pm Antenna cafe-restaurant, 9a Beck Street, NG1 1EQ (how to find Antenna) Tickets and Boarding Passes: £4/£3 (NWS members & concessions) Poetry by Richard Goodson, Andy Miller and Robin Vaughan-Williams Prose from Giselle Leeb, Andrew Kells, Laura Grevel and Alison Moore Wayne Burrows on PEN International’s reaction to the Pussy Riot convictions, and Arthur Seaton’s own unique response via James Walker. Escape … Read more
Read more here: Short Story Night at the Broadway It’s International Short Story Day on the 20th June – and Nottingham will be celebrating in style from 7.30pm in the Studio at the Broadway Cinema. A FREE event offering fantastic author readings, a short story swap (please bring along your own/ your favourite stories/collections to exchange). The evening will … Read more