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London’s Word Factory is the national organisation for short story excellence. Run by writers, not for profit but for passion. Word Factory is for everyone who loves stories, bringing brilliant writers and readers together for conversation and fun. Meet our authors, join our masterclasses and make use of our advice, news and information.

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Tania Hershman on Hybrid Writing: ‘Leave the Labelling Up to Others’

Tania Hershman is an acclaimed poet and short story writer who’s known for breaking the boundaries of form. Her first hybrid book, ‘and what if we were all allowed to disappear’ will be published on 4 March by Guillemot Press.  She tells the Word Factory about how to experiment with your writing and why there […]

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