Northern Short Story Festival Academy

The Northern Short Story Academy is a programme which develops the voices of twelve new short story writers resident in the North of England. Progressing their craft and professional skills, the scheme aims to help writers develop a network of contacts and give them infrastructure to grow. The programme, run in partnership with the WalterContinue reading “Northern Short Story Festival Academy”

The Northern Short Story Festival

As director of the north’s only dedicated short story festival, I secured funding from the arts@leeds scheme to ensure this important festival’s security and sustainability. An agile, responsive and diverse festival, the NoSho is part of Leeds Big Bookend and aims to be accessible, affordable, and representative of its own community. We aim to hostContinue reading “The Northern Short Story Festival”