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A. L. Kennedy and Elizabeth Day reading from A Short Affair

Join us for an evening showcasing the best in short story writing in association with Pin Drop. Simon Oldfield, Artistic Director of Pin Drop, the renowned short fiction studio, and editor of vibrant new anthology of contemporary short fiction A Short Affair, will be in conversation with acclaimed novelists Elizabeth Day (The Party, Home Fires) and A. L. Kennedy (Serious Sweet, On Writing), both reading work which features in the anthology.

Some of the stories in A Short Affair are written by giants of the short form including - besides Day and Kennedy - Lionel Shriver, Nikesh Shukla, Ben Okri and Will Self, and some by new voices from the prestigious Pin Drop Short Story Award. Each story is coupled with a unique artwork by artists from the Royal Academy Schools, and the cover artwork was designed especially for the book by British artist Eddie Peake. Stephen Fry has hailed A Short Affair as ‘A dazzling anthology uniting the written word and the visual’.

 Tickets are £5 or £17 including a copy of the book.