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Upcoming Short Story Masterclasses


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Short Story Masterclasses

A season to delight the literary senses with new venues, a striking new Short Story Club plus our renowned Short Story Course, mentoring, salons and special events. Join us for fabulous events with Cynan Jones, Sarah Hall, Tessa Hadley, A.L. Kennedy, Leone Ross and more. And enjoy fabulous discounts as a member.

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Our Short Story Club

Have fun, join our free short story reading sessions: SHORT STORY DETAILS


Short Story Course - Masterclass 6

Ian Sansom: Touching the funny-bone
In this masterclass we will examine one of literature’s greatest, slightest, strangest and most difficult forms - the humorous short story.

May 16, 2020 1:30 pm

Members: £55

Non-Members: £70



Word Factory Salons & Events

Join us throughout the year at our intimate salons and events for stories and literary conversation. We guarantee a warm welcome and a glass of wine.