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NoShoSto supports: A Love Of Two Halves launch.

Northern Short Story Festival happily supports the launch of PJ Whiteley’s new Leeds-set novel, the romantic comedy A Love of Two Halves. Set partly in Beeston and Elland Road, this life-affirming novel published by Unbound, takes in football loyalties and is a heartwarming read written by one of our regular volunteers. Join author PJ (Phillip) Whiteley on November 13th at East Parade Social for the launch, where the evening’s entertainment […]

Northern Short Story Festival 2019 Programme Announced

  We are thrilled to announce this year’s Northern Short Story Festival programme. Taking place on Friday 31st May – Sunday 2nd June, the fourth Northern Short Story Festival takes place at Carriageworks Theatre. It has workshops, performances, social events, a Flash Fiction slam and a FREE “Blankety Blank” themed afterparty. There really is something for everyone! Tickets start at £4 / Free, with a Saturday day ticket (which gets […]

Sunday 2nd June, Creatives Mixer + Yorkshire Short Films from LIFF 3.00-4.00 [FREE EVENT]

Are you an artist, film maker, developer, musician, or craft maker? Whether you knit or edit, our Creatives Mixer on June 2nd is for you. Hosted by the Northern Short Story Festival, the only festival in the North dedicated to short stories and short story writers, the Creatives Mixer aims to bring artists, makers and creatives of all types together to meet one another for potential collaborations and working relationships. […]

*** SOLD OUT *** #UrbiWrite, The Urban Writing Retreat For You! At Carriageworks Theatre

Booking is now open for our fourth UrbiWrite, our single-day writing retreat. Need time, space, somewhere quiet to write? We are hosting our fourth UrbiWrite on Saturday 13th April, at Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds. This is not a taught retreat, but a quiet space for you to come and work on whatever project you’re writing – whether that’s a short story, a novel, a play, or a set of poems! […]

Saturday 1st June, Fiction Blankety Blank! 5.30-8.30 [FREE EVENT]

Saturday 1st June, 5.30-8.30, The Victoria Pub. FREE “Last night I dreamed I went to…. [BLANK] again…” Come and join us for a round of Fiction Blankety Blank, hosted by Ian ‘Les Dawson’ Harker of Strix magazine. This event will be held at The Victoria Pub on Great George Street, where food & drink are served. This is a FREE event and we very much hope you will join us. […]

News: Eminent Chinese author Yan Ge leads writing workshop at Carriageworks Theatre

Surrealism in Fiction Workshop with Yan Ge The Northern Short Story Festival is thrilled to be hosting top Chinese author Yan Ge in Leeds for a “Surrealism in Fiction” workshop, and Salon. Saturday 9 February 2019, 1- 4pm at Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds Tickets/ £16. Available from Carriageworks website. Subsidised* tickets £5. Email us to book.  (northernshortstoryfestival at gmail.com) Surrealism in fiction: being magical, whimsical or uncanny. As soon as storytelling was […]