The Art of the Short Story – A Masterclass with Writer in Residence Sophie Mackintosh

February 24, 2019

The Art of the Short Story – A Masterclass with Writer in Residence Sophie Mackintosh

24th February – 24th February 2019

10:00 am

As well as recent success with her first novel The Water Cure, Writer in Residence Sophie Mackintosh is an award-winning short story writer. In this masterclass, participants will learn how novels and stories inform one another, as well as how to work within (and learn from) the limitations of short fiction. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn how to write short stories – don’t miss it!

Sophie Mackintosh is an award-winning author of award-winning short stories; her work can be found in The White Review, Five Dials, Granta and elsewhere. Her first novel, The Water Cure (2018), has found huge success both commercially and critically. Shortly after her nomination for Gladstone’s Library’s Writer in Residence programme The Water Cure was longlisted for the Booker Prize. Sophie was born in Wales and is currently based in London.

Tickets are priced at £35 which includes lunch and tea / coffee. Book online, call Reception on 01244 532350 or email [email protected].

Please note that tickets for this event are e-tickets. Book online and have your ticket emailed directly to you – then save the environment by bringing along your e-ticket on your phone or tablet and have it scanned as you enter the event. If you would prefer to print your ticket, black and white is fine.

A print and collect service is available to those without access to email facilities for a small charge to cover our admin costs. Call 01244 532350 or email [email protected] for more information. Printed tickets will be available to collect from Reception before the event.

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