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Working Writers

Meet the Word Factory writers. We are proud to host some of the world’s most inspiring authors at our acclaimed literary salons and writing classes. These distinguished national and international short story masters share original fiction and their passion for literature with us at our intimate, exclusive gatherings.

Writers including Kevin Barry, AS Byatt, Lionel Shriver, David Almond, Ben Okri, Tessa Hadley, Tobias Wolff, Neil Gaiman, Hanif Kureishi, A.L Kennedy, Owen Sheers, James Meek, Helen Simpson, Marina Warner and Yiyun Li have welcomed the space we have created to work with a friendly, engaged audience.

For more information on their publications, recommended reading and writing tips, simply click on the names below.

Don’t forget to check out EVENTS for details of who is coming next and our VIDEO section for filmed readings.

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