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Short Story Masterclass with… Adam Marek

September 20th 2017

PODCAST: In the first instalment of the sixth series of our Short Story Masterclass podcasts, Zoe Gilbert interviews award-winning author Adam Marek, discussing the distinction between the fantastic and the surreal, childhood influences, and where stories start and how they develop…

Kevin Barry Wins The Edge Hill Short Story Prize

July 5th 2013

This year’s Edge Hill University Short Story Prize has been won by the seemingly unstoppable Kevin Barry for his collection Dark Lies The Island.
“For me the short story is my first love… I think that the genre has become more popular in recent years, particularly as more people are reading online, so they want more intense reads and the short story fits this perfectly – long may it continue.”

We Recommend Adam Marek

May 6th 2013

In her essay, shortlisted for the 2013 THRESHOLDS Feature Writing Competition, CARYS BRAY recommends the words of Adam Marek: ‘sometimes only outright surrealism can do justice to the merciless strangeness of reality.’

We Recommend: Adam Marek’s The Stone Thrower

September 28th 2012

LELA TREDWELL recommends Adam Marek’s much-anticipated second collection of short stories, The Stone Thrower.

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