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Tuesday, 3. Oct 2017 - Emotional Resonance and the Short Story


Helen Marshall

Helen will give part talk, part workshop about the "Emotional Resonance and the Short Story".

Sheis a Lecturer of Creative Writing and Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England. Her first collection of fiction Hair Side, Flesh Side won the Sydney J Bounds Award in 2013, and Gifts for the One Who Comes After, her second collection, won the World Fantasy Award and the Shirley Jackson Award in 2015. Her debut novel Everything that is Born is published by Random House Canada in 2018.



The e-book with the  winning entries from the 2017 Cambridge Writers Short Story competition is now available on Amazon.

The short stories are by Michael English, Les Brookes, Helen CulnaneSiobhan Carew, Jane Phillips and Nicola Gifford-Cowan.


Annabel Lee provided the cover art.

Cambridge Writers Short Story Competition 2017: The Winners

11. Feb 2017
Thure Etzold

The judge Helen Marshall, teacher of Creative Writing at Anglia Ruskin University, announced the winners for this year's competition that was themed 'Rituals'. All authors were present and in a vibrant and stimulating evening  read the stories to us.

Submission schedules for 2017

22. Dec 2016
Tim Love

With all the competition deadlines and magazine submission windows around nowadays, it helps to plan ahead. Here are some suggestions for the first half of 2017