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Welcome To Thresholds

October 1st 2018

Following a ground-breaking period of publishing and support – both national and international – for the short story, it is with regret we must announce that THRESHOLDS will no longer be accepting submissions or publishing new content. The University of Chichester is proud to have supported this project and continues to value its significant resources and unique archive of materials about the short story form and its writers. Sadly, Thresholds will cease activity from 02 October 2018.

The Consequences of National Short Story Week

December 1st 2010

To mark the first annual National Short Story Week, which took place 22–28th November, nine of the UK’s premier short story writers were invited to work together to produce a single short story.

by Paula Mallia

Stories Taking Flight, by Jane Feaver

October 30th 2010

Reading with a view to editing is different too from reading for pleasure. There is a responsibility attached to it: the responsibility to attempt to be less partial than you might otherwise be. You are not, for instance, furnishing your own home.

Alison MacLeod interviews Hanif Kureishi

September 26th 2010

Hanif Kureishi CBE (b. 1954) is a novelist, short story writer, playwright, screenwriter, film-maker and, according to The Times (2008), one of ‘The 50 greatest British writers since 1945”. As a short story writer, he explores a heady range of subjects, including race and religion, love and sexuality, and the power of culture and the imagination.

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