The perfect way to immerse yourself in a deeper understanding of the book.
The Small Wonder 2018 website is now live – visit the festival website for full information. More
Explore the key challenges of writing stories for sound in this full day writing workshop. BBC More
Explore new stories written in response to Emily Brontë’s masterpiece of passion and obsession – Wuthering Heights. More
Tickets are also available to purchase that cover all events over all days, or all events More
Seventy years since Empire Windrush, voices of immigration are inextricably part of Britain’s national identity. More
Enjoy a specially commissioned monologue celebrating 20 years of Mslexia magazine’s championing of women writers. More
Acclaimed novelist and writer Benjamin Markovits leads a creative writing workshop focused on structure.
Join us to read aloud stories by Small Wonder authors before seeing them on stage. More
Two maestros of the form present tales of transformation, rootlessness, and physical and psychic abandonment. More
Curiosities, mysteries, myths and the irrational abound in luminous fictions fashioned to arouse and unnerve. More
A chance to read your own short fiction aloud to the friendly festival crowd at Charleston. More
Former winners and judges of the Award discuss different themes, the form and its topical relevance. More
This Man Booker Prize-winning novelist extols the power of poetry as a vehicle for protest. More
The debut of ‘The Something-Nothings’ – a Small Wonder-commissioned composition inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Orlando. More
English nature writing has a long and glorious history, which continues to evolve in the Anthropocene. More
PRESENTATION OF THE CHARLESTON-BEDE’S AWARD FOR A LIFETIME’S EXCELLENCE IN SHORT FICTION TO AS BYATT More
Explore writing from three contemporary voices on the many contradictions of the USA today. Trumpland: a More
The 100th anniversary of the birth of Muriel Spark has triggered renewed interest in her work. More
A unique insight into Plath’s vivid and daring poetry by way of her personal letters. More
Tricksy, playful and profound new stories that explore around identity and moments of intimacy. We More
with Sarah Colbourne. This workshop is aimed at complete beginners, and will offer support and guidance to nervous souls!
Free Family Art Activities Bringing the artistic tradition of Charleston alive today, we invite families to More
Discover the expressive possibilities of drawing with charcoal, working from inspirational subjects at Charleston.