The Northern Short Story Festival (NSSF or “NoShoSto”) is the North’s only festival dedicated to celebrating and championing the short story. NoShoSto started in 2016. You can find details of our past festivals, programmes and some of our highlights and success stories below.
Dec 2021 – NSSF Academy supports 6 more writers
May 2021 – NSSF 5th Birthday and Online Festival
October 2019 – FrightFest
June 2019 – NSSF
June 2018 – NSSF
May 2018 – May You: The Walter Swan anthology launched
March 2018 – We applied for and were delighted to be awarded arts@leeds funding from Leeds City Council for 2018-2022. It means that we have the funding to develop the festival for the next 4 years.
June 2017 – NSSF
May 2017 – Saboteur Award for Remembering Oluwale
June 2016 – NSSF
June 2016 – Remembering Oluwale launched