Word Factory creates literary excellence and long-term relationships supporting the next generation of short story writers. We are a team of writers with a track record in securing national reputation, publication and representation for those we work with.
“The national organisation supporting excellence in short fiction” – The Guardian
A monthly listing of news, writing resources, and submission opportunities you can’t afford to miss. Compiled by Digital Editor Dylan Brethour from Associate Director Paul McVeigh’s blog.
Our salons and classes feature the best contemporary writers in an intimate and relaxed environment. Join us at these events, get involved and enjoy great storytelling. If you can’t attend, watch, listen and read some of our greatest moments…
As a literary agent, I love attending Word Factory events to meet like-minded people and writers at every stage of their careers in a relaxed setting.
Word Factory convenes good-sized, enthusiastic audiences for short stories in a relaxed, convivial setting that makes the events feel like an indulgence rather than a cultural duty.
Cathy Galvin has created a remarkable community of writers around the Word Factory. Events and workshops are always worthwhile, well-organised and inspiring.
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