Mairtín Crawford Award: Preparing Short Stories for Submission - In-person workshop

Date Saturday 16 March 2024
Time 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Mairtín Crawford Award: Preparing Short Stories for Submission - In-person workshop


In-person at The Crescent

With the Martín Crawford Award submission closing at midnight on the 30th April, join judge Wendy Erskine for a workshop aimed at writers seeking advice, guidance and practical approaches to assembling and presenting short stories for submission.

This workshop is free to attend and registration is essential. 

Places for the in-person workshop are very limited so we recommend early booking. 

Unable to make the in-person workshop; join for for an online workshop. Click here for information. 


About the judge

Wendy Erskine is the author of two short story collections, Sweet Home and Dance Move. She edited an anthology, well I just kind of like iton art in the home and the home as art. Her non-fiction has appeared in The Guardian, the Quietus and many other publications. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, she has been listed for the Edgehill Prize, the Republic of Consciousness Prize, the Gordon Burn Prize and The Sunday Times Short Story Award. She was awarded the Butler Prize for Literature. She hosts a radio show on Soho Radio for Rough Trade Books and is a full-time secondary school teacher. 


Age Range18+ years
VenueIn-person at The Crescent

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