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Small Wonder - Let Me Count The Ways, image from event to be held on 27 September 201727 Sep

LET ME COUNT THE WAYS with Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Gwendoline Riley

Love – the ultimate subject matter. Whether thwarted, unrequited, or familial, it’s at the crux of More

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Small Wonder - Protest - Stories Of Resistance, image from event to be held on 27 September 201727 Sep

PROTEST: STORIES OF RESISTANCE with David Constantine, Kit de Waal

Comma Press, Manchester’s pioneering short form publisher, reflects on our cantankerous times with an anthology looking More

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Small Wonder - Writing for Radio - event on Thursday 2828 SepSold out

WORKSHOP : WRITING FOR RADIO with Liz Allard & Alison MacLeod

In this workshop BBC radio producer Liz Allard will explore the craft of writing stories for More

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Small Wonder - Novella Perfection, image from event to be held on 28 September 201728 Sep

NOVELLA PERFECTION with Megan Hunter, Cynan Jones

“I believe the novella is the perfect form of prose fiction.” – Ian McEwan Many of More

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Small Wonder - Strange Offsprings, image from event to be held on 28 September 201728 Sep

STRANGE OFFSPRINGS with Mark Haddon, Alison MacLeod

The creativity of Bloomsbury has inspired many new works of art. Mark Haddon’s St Bride’s Bay, More

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Photo of KJ Orr - Small Wonder event - Exploring Story Worlds 29 September 201729 SepSold out

WORKSHOP : EXPLORING STORY WORLDS with K J Orr

This one-day workshop is an opportunity for you to work with award-winning short fiction writer K More

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Small Wonder - STORIES OF BRITISHNESS, image from event to be held on 29 September 201729 Sep

STORIES OF BRITISHNESS with Nikesh Shukla, Salena Godden

What stories do we tell ourselves, our family, officials and monitoring forms, about who we are More

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Small Wonder - PEGGY SEEGER: THE SONGS OF MY LIFE - image from event to be held on 29 September 201729 Sep

PEGGY SEEGER: THE SONGS OF MY LIFE

Peggy Seeger is a singer of traditional AngloAmerican songs and an activist songwriter. The sister of More

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2017 Small Wonder Reading Group - photo of Holly Dawson30 SepSold out

SMALL WONDER READING GROUP with New Writing South & Lewes Short Story Club

Join us to read a selection of stories from the weekend’s authors, including established favourites like More

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Small Wonder - REFUGEE TALES: SPEAKING VOLUMES, image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 Sep

REFUGEE TALES: SPEAKING VOLUMES with Neel Mukherjee, Marina Warner & Anna Pincus

Last year’s Refugee Tales session at Small Wonder made an enormous impact. Modelled on Chaucer’s The More

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Small Wonder - BBC NATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD, image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 Sep

BBC NATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD with Joanna Trollope, Jon McGregor & Di Speirs

The BBC National Short Story Award returns to Small Wonder with an exclusive event ahead of the More

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Small Wonder - Open Mic: On Islands - image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 SepFree

OPEN MIC: ON ISLANDS with Holly Dawson

Our free open mic sessions are your opportunity to try out new work on a friendly More

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Small Wonder - ALL THAT WE ARE, image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 Sep

ALL THAT WE ARE with Tessa Hadley, David Szalay

Presenting two distinctive and brilliant stylists, whose stories drill beneath the surface of familiar domestic and More

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Small Wonder - Open Mic: On Islands - image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 SepFree

OPEN MIC: ON ISLANDS with Holly Dawson

Our free open mic sessions are your opportunity to try out new work on a friendly More

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Small Wonder - THE RESERVOIR TAPES, image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 Sep

THE RESERVOIR TAPES with Jon McGregor & Di Speirs

The launch of a new series of interconnected stories on BBC Radio 4 serves as a prequel More

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Small Wonder - WELCOME TO THE CARIBBEAN, image from event to be held on 30 September 201730 Sep

WELCOME TO THE CARIBBEAN with Olive Senior, Anthony Joseph, Helen Klonaris

New Short Fiction and Poetry from Island Nations In this special event we are thrilled to More

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Small Wonder - Hitting The Ground Running, image from event to be held on 01 October 201701 Oct

HITTING THE GROUND RUNNING with Jessie Greengrass and Julianne Pachico

Debut Collections and How to Get Published In a Small Wonder first, we present a golden More

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Photo of Penelope Lively - Speaking at Small Wonder Event Sunday 1 October01 Oct

THE PURPLE SWAMP HEN with Penelope Lively & Di Speirs

Recipient of the Charleston-Bede’s Award for a Lifetime’ Excellence in Short Fiction. We are proud to More

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Small Wonder - THE SUNDAY TIMES EFG SHORT STORY AWARD, image from event to be held on 01 October 201701 Oct

THE SUNDAY TIMES EFG SHORT STORY AWARD with Anne Enright, Neel Mukherjee

The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, the world’s richest prize for a single story, is More

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Small Wonder - Mississipi Modernist: Eudora Welty, image from event to be held on 01 October 201701 Oct

MISSISSIPPI MODERNIST: Tessa Hadley on Eudora Welty

Tessa Hadley shares her passion for the award-winning American short story writer, novelist and critic Eudora More

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Small Wonder - The Letters Of Sylvia Plath, image from event to be held on 1 October 201701 Oct

THE LETTERS OF SYLVIA PLATH with Eve Best and Sarah Churchwell

Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) was one of the writers who defined the course of twentieth-century poetry. Faber’s More

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