Category Archives: Magazines

Ministry of Secrets

Weight: Three Stories About Secrets, tonight at the Con Club, Lewes, is a performance piece by author Catherine Smith, who has adapted three of her short stories for the stage. (8pm, £7.)

Mslexia‘s Short Story Competition is now open, entry £10, international, women only. For inspiration, try these specially devised writing exercises.

In The Guardian this week, Frances Booth reports on Nick Hornby’s new enterprise for children, the Ministry of Stories.

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The Last Letter

Artwork by Tracy Emin

From Sussex Writers’ Network: Small well-established writers group (graduates of Sussex Creative writing certificate in 2008) looking for fourth member for monthly feedback sessions. If interested, email peter@jcm.co.uk

Erotic literature submissions wanted now for ‘The Itch Presents: Read Dirty to Me’ at Ladyfest 10.

In tomorrow’s Guardian, William Boyd profiles the new Nobel laureate, Mario Vargas Llosa, while The New Statesman publishes ‘The Last Letter’, a poem by Ted Hughes on the night of Sylvia Plath’s death.