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Story Sunday – Listen Again!

We’re delighted to bring you recordings of all our wonderful readers at Story Sunday ‘The Great Escape’ in partnership with Bristol Literature Festival 2020. Introductions by Heather Child Kerry Postle reads ‘Are We There Yet?’ Jonathan Evans reads‘Love Hearts’ Suzanne McConaghy reads ‘Escape’ John Holland reads ‘The Most Beautiful Thing She Has Ever Seen’ Gail…

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No more suspension bridges, easy on the balloons! Inspiration for October’s #StorySunday

So with submissions open for Tales of Our City, here’s a blog post from Ali Bacon who has been looking for some visual inspiration. The tag line ‘no more suspension bridges…’ is taken from a project which began a year ago when Bristol photographer Colin Moody and community arts group the People’s Republic of Stokes…

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Story Sunday – Submissions Open

Stop all the clocks! We’re having ‘A Moment In Time’ After something of a lull at WU Towers we’re delighted to be open for submissions once more for our first 2018 Story Sunday event on Sunday April 29th with the theme of A Moment in Time when around ten writers will be invited to take to the Southbank stage…

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Summer news: publishing deals for Heather and Ali

Hello fellow writers and readers and apologies for being off the scene for a while. However we have some excellent news to report and can also give you the heads-up for our next  event in October, part of the annual Bristol Litfest extravaganza. First, the good news. In between all that short story action last year,…

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Review – and recommendation! Story Sunday through the eyes of a first-time reader

Thanks to Suzanne McConnaghy for summing up her first experience of reading with us at Southbank on March 19th. Writers Unchained impressed me so much at the Festival of Literature, back in October 2016, that I decided I would enter their next event. They’d finally got me to see that writing a short story was…