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Short Story Masterclass with… Mark Haddon

November 1st 2017

PODCAST: In the second instalment of this year’s Short Story Masterclass podcasts, Jac Cattaneo talks with award-winning author Mark Haddon about relishing havoc, writing into the gaps left by mythology, exploring the landscape of the body, and leaving the reader guessing.

Small Wonder Festival Highlights 2017

September 27th 2017

LOREE WESTRON is getting ready for the Small Wonder Festival at Charleston House. Here, she provides a brief overview of the festival and looks at some of the highlights visitors can expect…

INTERVIEW with Jane Gardam

September 28th 2016

We are delighted to bring you this exclusive interview with JANE GARDAM, winner of the Charleston-Chichester Award for a Lifetime’s Excellence in Short Fiction, recorded at the Small Wonder Short Story Festival last September…

The Road to Small Wonder

September 26th 2016

SHORT STORY FESTIVAL: This year, the Small Wonder Festival gets underway on Wednesday 28th September – grown from a long-weekend to a five-day celebration of the exquisite short story form…

Short Story Masterclass with… Salley Vickers

February 24th 2016

PODCAST: In the second instalment of this series of Short Story Masterclass podcasts, JAC CATTANEO talks with acclaimed author SALLEY VICKERS about psychology and the short story, anarchy, maternal betrayal, tapping into unlived lives, and the misunderstandings of human relationships…

Short Story Masterclass with… Jane Gardam

January 27th 2016

PODCAST: In the first instalment of this series of Short Story Masterclass podcasts, JAC CATTANEO talks with award winning author JANE GARDAM about the never-ending nature of the short story form, use of the uncanny, and Death on a Yamaha…

The Short Story Festival

September 23rd 2015

It’s the last weekend in September and that means one thing to us at Thresholds: The Small Wonder International Short Story Festival.

Edna O’Brien

May 6th 2015

We are delighted to bring you this exclusive interview with Edna O’Brien, winner of the Charleston-Chichester Award for a Lifetime’s Excellence in Short Fiction, recorded at the Small Wonder Short Story Festival last September…

Short Story Masterclass with… Tessa Hadley

November 24th 2014

PODCAST: In the second instalment of this series of Short Story Masterclass podcasts, Jac Cattaneo talks with TESSA HADLEY about the differences between writing short stories and novels, starting points and the power of speech.

Short Story Masterclass with… Michel Faber

October 27th 2014

PODCAST: In the first instalment of this series of Short Story Masterclass podcasts, Jac Cattaneo talks with MICHEL FABER about keeping the reader in safe hands, writers making things up, sadness and poignancy, and stories determining their own lengths.

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