Join us to celebrate the short – sweet, surreal, subversive – story as it flourishes, with a chance to hear from dazzling debut collections from celebrated writers Alice Ash, Vanessa Onwuemezi and Gemma Seltzer.
Sat 16 Oct, 4.30-5.30pm
Your purchase confirmation email will act as your ticket: just bring along the email, your name and/or your booking reference on the day.
Alice Ash is a writer and maker of short films. Her story 'Eggs' was longlisted for the Galley Beggar Prize 2019, and her writing has been featured in Hotel, 3:AM Magazine, the TLS and Extra Teeth, among others. She is based in Brighton.
Author photo © Profile Books
Vanessa Onwuemezi is a writer and poet living in London. Her work has appeared in Prototype, frieze and Five Dials. Her story ‘At the Heart of Things’ won the The White Review Short Story Prize 2019.
Author photo © Elizabeth Wicks
Gemma Seltzer is a London-based writer. Her work includes the Guardian’s award-winning virtual reality film ‘Songbird,’ fictional blog ‘5am London’ and online flash fiction series ‘Speak to Strangers,’ subsequently published by Penned in the Margins. She collaborates with dancers, photographers and older adults to create writing and storytelling projects. Gemma has written for BBC Radio 3, performed her work at the Venice Biennale and runs Write & Shine, a programme of early morning writing workshops and online courses. 💻gemmaseltzer.com
Author photo © Lauren Renner