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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…

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Another Country – nearly there!

The programme is nearly done for our next event on Sunday March 19th when ten local writers will read their interpretations of our chosen theme ‘Another Country’ The venue is Southbank Club, Dean Lane, Bedminster, Bristol  BS3 1DB 7-9 pm Entry £5 on the door. We’re delighted our line-up is confirmed. Come along and hear new work from old friends and familiar…

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The Rest of the Bristol Litfest

Although we’re focused on The Twilight Zone, our members are making best use they can of the rest of our lovely Bristol Litfest. Here are a few events we’re involved in or can recommend. Friday 21st, 7 pm The Flash Slam at 51 Stokes Croft Five local writing groups ‘compete’ to come up with the best flash fiction…

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The Twilight Zone approaches

Yes, at 6pm next Sunday you can enter a world of mesmerising and mind-bending stories read by their writers. Our call for submissions has been the best yet and in a break with tradition we at WU are standing aside in favour of a full programme of guest writers. Our line-up includes not only star local writer/performers but also newcomers…