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 for general admission or £17 including a copy of the book.