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Literary Talk by Francis Spufford
Wednesday 18. December, 6 p.m., Clare Hall, Richard Eden Suite.
The next in the series of literary talks hosted by Clare Hall is by Francis Spufford, author of ‘Unapologetic’and ‘Red Plenty’, critic and former Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year (1997).
THE GRAND SHORT STORY COMPETITION 2013
Subject - anything!
Word Limit - 2,500
Entries to be received by 31 December 2013
Competition Judge - Jim Kelly, local author and crime writer
Day of Judgement - Tuesday, 4 February 2014
Prizes - first £30, second £20 and third £10. Winning entries will be produced as an e-book.
Enter by post -send double-spaced with a title. The author's name and title on a separate sheet of paper accompanying the work and posted to:-
Enter by email - send as an attachment, double-spaced with a title, addressed to email@example.com The email must be entitled 'Short Story Competition' and a second attachment should bear the author's name and story title. All electronic submissions will be acknowledged.
Rules - entries must be original work, not previously published or having won any prize. Only members of Cambridge Writers are allowed to submit.
Entry Fee - Cambridge Writers' Members, first entry is free but each subsequent entry carries a charge of £3, payable by cheque addressed to Cambridge Writers'. For non-members, each entry is £3.
Six Winners from our 2013 Short Story Competition
An eBook with the six winning entries for the 2013 Cambridge Writers Short Story competition is now available from Amazon (click on this link; or search for Cambridge Writers 2013).
There are stories by Alice Turner, David Franks, Rik Gammack, Stephen Hammond, Will Tate and K D Trevelyan, and what surely must be one of the most entertaining introductions to such a collection by Jeff Mackowiak, who judged the competition.
Thanks to Thure Etzold who edited the collection and to Jessica Cheeseman who created the cover.
It is planned to publish winning short stories in future competitions as eBooks.
Listen in for more on the short story compilation: Interview on Radio Cambridge 105's with K D Trevelyan.
Tuesday, 1. Apr 2014
Clare Mulley is the award winning author of two biographies, The Spy Who Loved, the secrets and lives of Christine Granville, Britain's first female special agent of WWII and The Woman Who Saved the Children , exploring the life of Eglantyne Jebb, the controversial founder of Save the Children.
She has also contributed to The Arvon Book of Life Writing (Methuen, 2010), and is a regular speaker at literary and history events, writes articles and reviews books for The Spectator and History Today and occasionally contributes to radio including BBC Radio 4's 'Women's Hour' and the 'Today Programme', Radio 2's 'Good Morning Sunday' and Radio 5 Live's 'Up All Night'.