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Literary Event, Tue 12 Feb 2019, £35

The Art of the Short Story

The Art of the Short Story

Details

A Masterclass with Writer in Residence Sophie Mackintosh. As well as recent success with her first novel The Water Cure, Writer in Residence Sophie Mackintosh is an award-winning short story writer. In this masterclass, participants will learn how novels and stories inform one another, as well as how to work within (and learn from) the limitations of short fiction. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn how to write short stories – don’t miss it!

Sophie Mackintosh is an award-winning author of award-winning short stories; her work can be found in The White Review, Five Dials, Granta and elsewhere. Her first novel, The Water Cure (2018), has found huge success both commercially and critically. Shortly after her nomination for Gladstone’s Library’s Writer in Residence programme The Water Cure was longlisted for the Booker Prize. Sophie was born in Wales and is currently based in London.

To book your place, book onlinw, call 01244 532350 or email enquiries@gladlib.org.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 12 Feb 2019 10:00

Prices

Tickets are priced at £35 which includes lunch and tea/coffee.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 2 Feb Hearth
Tue 12 Feb The Art of the Short Story
Tue 12 Feb Utopias and Dystopias: The Water Cure
Tue 19 Feb Writing Animals
Thu 28 Feb - Sat 2 Mar Living Mindfully

Address

Church Lane,
Hawarden,
DEESIDE,
Flintshire,
CH5 3DF

Location

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Map reference: SJ 314659  Lat: 53.18576 Long: -3.02804

Gladstone's Library is easily accessible by road and rail, just fifteen minutes drive from the M56 and six miles from Chester where there are regular train connections to London and other UK cities. Both Liverpool and Manchester airports are within easy reach.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Chester station

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality