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2017 International Feature Writing Competition Shortlist

March 31st 2017

COMPETITION SHORTLIST: The THRESHOLDS International Short Fiction Feature Writing Competition is now in its sixth year – celebrating all that the short story form has to offer and awarding one deserving essayist the top prize of £500…

Short Story Masterclass with… Alison MacLeod

March 8th 2017

PODCAST: In the third instalment of this series of Short Story Masterclass podcasts, Zoe Gilbert interviews award-winning author Alison MacLeod. In the podcast they discuss fiction and the here and now, ‘what if’ scenarios and holding a short story together…

The Human Connection

October 26th 2016

VICTORIA HEATH revels in the human truths of KJ Orr’s LIGHT BOX collection: ‘‘Disappearances’ has one such every day premise: a retired, yet highly regarded, plastic surgeon in Buenos Aires finds solace in a local café. But behind that unassuming front is an entrancing narrative that makes a connection with the reader on a very human level from the start…’

An Interview with Dorthe Nors

July 29th 2016

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Acclaimed Danish author DORTHE NORS in conversation with Professor Alison MacLeod, at the University of Chichester, 2016.

A Major New International Literary Award

September 13th 2013

Announcing the Charleston & Chichester Award, for a Lifetime’s Excellence in Short Fiction…

The Writer — Everywhere and Nowhere

June 2nd 2011

SOUMYA BHATTACHARYA asks: As a practising writer, what, really, are the pleasures and perils of writing? And in what way and to what extent, in the exercise of writing, the practice of it, does the writer’s self come into play?

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