Spike Island

Creative writing workshop for adultsShort Fiction


Saturday 11 March 2017, 1–3pm


Free, booking advised

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Are you keen to practise your flash fiction skills? Are you working on a short story, or do you want some inspiration to kick off a new project? We’ll share some excellent examples of flash fiction, explore Lubaina Himid’s exhibition, share techniques and exercises and indulge in the opportunity to work on new or existing writing.

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This workshop is organised by Sian Norris, writer-in-residence at Spike Island (3 January to 30 April 2017). During her residency, she is developing a new novel and running a series of workshops and literary events. 

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Sian Norris

Sian Norris is a novelist, short story writer and poet. Her first book, Greta and Boris: A daring rescue was published in 2013 by Our Street. She is currently working on a novel based around Gertrude Stein's circle, which in 2016 was long-listed for the Lucy Cavendish prize. Sian's the co-editor of the Read Women project and the founder and director of the Bristol Women's Literature Festival. Her non-fiction has been published in The Guardian, The Independent, The New Statesman, 3am Magazine and Open Democracy.

Follow Sian on Twitter: @sianushka