Stroud Short Stories 2016

Do you want to read your stories in front of an audience of 70 people? Do you love listening to short stories – especially when read by their authors? If so then Stroud Short Stories is for you...

Stroud Short Stories is now accepting short story submissions for its eleventh event, which will be held on Sunday 24th April 2016.  The deadline for submissions is the end of Saturday 19th March. Ten stories will be selected from those submitted to be read by their authors at Stroud Valleys Artspace (SVA), John Street at 8pm. It is part of Stroud's celebrated SITE Festival.

The last four events have sold out, and this one is expected to do so too! The authors selected will read their stories to an audience of 70 people and they will also be offered a place in the next SSS anthology - due 2018 (download issue 8 of Good On Paper for a review of the first anthology by Leah Grant ->
This time it's an open theme, so use any subject as the basis of your story. And write in any genre. Or none at all.

As always, submissions are free. Unpublished and previously published work is accepted. And once more stories are sought from writers with connections to Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire.
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Stroud Short Stories is organised by local short fiction writer, John Holland. He and his fellow judge, author Nimue Brown, are greatly looking forward to reading your stories.

Tickets for the event will be available on-line only in advance from the SVA/Site Festival. 

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