November 2020: The Short story in fiction

A presentation by Christopher North and J David Simons

Poet Christopher North and novelist J David Simons will explore the enriching pleasures of the Short Story in fiction. They will examine the background and development of this distinct literary form, give examples and invite discussion.


2020 Short Story Competition
They will also be launching the Book Circle’s 2020 Short Story Competition, which is open to all members and closing on 31st December. Full details will be explained and posted on this website. David, who will be judging the competition, will give some guidance notes, general advice and hints at what he will be looking for.


Two model short stories - David's own Remember Where You Came From, and Rose Tremain's The Crossing of Herald Montjoy: A Short Story - should be read in advance of the meeting and are available here.  

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