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Have you entered the W&A Short Story Competition 2013?

Writers & Artists and Liars’ League team up to celebrate the winners of the Writers & Artists Short Story Competition 2013

Judged by Tania Hershman

Date: Tuesday 26th March

Time: Drinks at 6pm and talk at 6.30pm

Place: Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP

Cost: £10 / Students £6 on sale at

On Tuesday 26th March, judge of the Writers & Artists Short Story Competition 2013, Tania Hershman, will announce the winners at a special event at the Bloomsbury InstituteLiars’ League is a monthly live fiction night where professional actors read short stories by new writers. At this awards ceremony and live fiction evening, Liars’ League actors will bring the stories to life with performances of the winning entries.

Tania Hershman will announce the winners and present them with their prizes at this evening of live short story readings, as well as reading one of her own prize-winning short stories. The event is open to all and tickets are £10 or £6 for students, including a glass of wine. Tickets can be bought on the Bloomsbury Institute website.

The Writers & Artists Short Story Competition 2013 is still open for entries until 15th February 2013 and is open to both published and unpublished writers alike. The first prize is a week-long Arvon course, £500, publication on and the unique opportunity to hear your story performed at this event. Two runners up will also have their stories performed at the event. See here for full competition details.

Tania Hershman is a writer and editor of the forthcoming Writers & Artists Book of the Short Story. Her collections include My Mother Was An Upright Piano: Fictions and The White Road and Other Stories. Her stories have won various prizes, been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, been published in print & onlinebroadcast on BBC Radio 4 and performed.

Hear her read  the title story from her new collection of fictions, My Mother Was An Upright Piano right here.

If you enjoyed this, you might want to take a look at our Competitions page.