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Small Wonder Festival 2007


Small Wonder Short Story Festival

Small Wonder, the short story festival in the UK, is taking place again this year in Charleston, East Sussex, between 19 and 23 September.

The four-day festival will involve readings, discussions and dramatic performance, as well as a two-day creative writing workshop, an Open University short story surgery and “the UK’s premier Short Story Slam”.

Participants in the festival include Monica Ali, Jenny Diski, Esther Freud, Etgar Keret, Jon Snow, Colm Toibin and Fay Weldon.

'The best literary festival I have ever attended.’
William Trevor Sept 2006

You can find out more by visiting the official website at

There's also a short story competition for 11-16 year olds.