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Salons & Talks

A season to delight the literary senses with new venues, a striking new Short Story Club plus our renowned Short Story Course, mentoring, salons and special events. Join us for fabulous events with Cynan Jones, Sarah Hall, Tessa Hadley, A.L. Kennedy, Leone Ross and more. And enjoy fabulous discounts as a member.

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Masterclasses & Talks

Short Story Course - Masterclass 3

Tessa Hadley: Putting the life on the page
An inspiring afternoon aimed at refreshing your short-story practice through intensive reading as well as writing exercises with one of the UK’s most renowned novelists and short story writers.

November 16, 2019 1:30 pm

Members: £55

Non-Members: £70

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Short Story Course - Masterclass 4

Leone Ross: Eat Me - A masterclass on sex writing
Erotic writing has a bad reputation in most circles. People get embarrassed. The so-called ‘learned’ underestimate the skill it takes to do it well.

February 8, 2020 1:30 pm

Members: £55

Non-Members: £70

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Short Story Course - Masterclass 5

Tania Hershman: Writing in and out of form
Come explore different ways you might tell your stories at the points where fiction, poetry, non-fiction and the undefined meet.

March 7, 2020 1:30 pm

Members: £55

Non-Members: £70

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Short Story Course - Masterclass 6

Ian Sansom: Touching the funny-bone
In this masterclass we will examine one of literature’s greatest, slightest, strangest and most difficult forms - the humorous short story.

May 16, 2020 1:30 pm

Members: £55

Non-Members: £70

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Word Factory Salons

Join us throughout the year at our intimate salons for stories and literary conversation. We guarantee a warm welcome and a glass of wine. All salons are at Waterstones Piccadilly unless otherwise stated.

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