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Always wondered what Short Stories Aloud is like and what you missed last year? Then take a look at Sarah Franklin’s latest blog post for Blackwells Book Shop Broad Conversation Blog. Enjoy!
Readers of this blog are no doubt aware that one of our most enjoyable evenings each month is Short Stories Aloud. Sarah, who runs the show, wanted to say a few words about why you don’t want to miss SSA this year. My suggestion is simple – read this and then come along each month, it truly is one of the best literary nights in town!
Last year was a pretty good year for Short Stories Aloud, our monthly literary grab bag of stories and authors. If you came along, you know that already. But in case you didn’t, here’s what you missed:
• Listening to professional actors, including BBC Radio Four’s very own Julie Mayhew and Jenny Johns, reading world-class stories by authors such as Catherine O’Flynn, Jonathan Grimwood and Sophie Hannah. Hearing a room full of people gasp (yes, gasp) in unison at the end of a…
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