shining the spotlight on short story collections
What a wonderful week for short story events, featuring authors whose collections we have reviewed or are about to. If you are in the UK, what riches there are!
The launch of Hassan Blasim’s collection, The Madman of Freedom Square (our review coming soon), at the Calder Bookshop, 51 The Cut, London. More about this on the Comma Press website.
The Launch of When It Changed – Science Into Fiction anthology
Geoff Ryman, Patricia Dunker, Liz Williams, Dr Tim O’Brien; Prof Steve Furber and Adam Marek (Instruction Manual for Swallowing)
Friends Meeting House, Manchester.
Bernard MacLaverty & Atef Abu Saif
Hassan Blasim (The Madman of Freedom Square) & David Constantine (The Sheiling (our review coming soon))
Chris Beckett (The Turing Test) ; James Lasdun (winner of the First National Short Story Award)
Paint a Vulgar Picture event
Find out more about The Short Weekend at the Manchester Lit Fest. I’m sure there’s more going on that I missed, do let us know. Have a great week!