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Haringey Literature Live Short Fiction Night with Vanessa Gebbie and Adam Marek

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Haringey Literature Live Short Fiction Night with Vanessa Gebbie and Adam Marek

Time: November 6, 2014 from 7pm to 10pm
Location: Karamel, Chocolate Factory 2
Street: 4 Coburg Road,
City/Town: London N22 6UJ
Website or Map: http://www.haringeyliterature…
Phone: kate@collage-arts.org
Event Tag: literature, readings, fiction, creative writing, open mic
Posted By: Kate Pemberton
Latest Activity: Oct 1, 2014

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A warm welcome awaits you at our free to attend monthly literary readings at Karamel. Hear great writers reading, enjoy the open mic, browse books, order delicious food and drink from the bar. First Thursday of each month. 6th November is Short Fiction Night!

Don’t miss these two award-winning short fiction writers, reading on the same night!

Vanessa Gebbie is a short fiction writer, novelist and poet. Her novel The Coward’s Tale came out from Bloomsbury in 2011 and was awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship for 2012. She is the author of two short story collections, Words from a Glass Bubble and Storm Warning (Salt 2008 and 2010). In 2012 a poem of hers was awarded the 2012 Troubador International Poetry Prize, and in 2013 her first poetry collection, The Half-life of Fathers, was published by Pighog Press. She teaches creative writing and lives in East Sussex.

“A gift for breathtaking associative leaps combined with a deep humanity marks Vanessa Gebbie as outstanding.” Pascale Petit

Adam Marek is an award-winning short story writer. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award and the Edge Hill Short Story Prize. His stories have appeared on BBC Radio 4 Extra, and in many magazines and anthologies, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and The Best British Short Stories 2011 and 2013. His short story collections The Stone Thrower and Instruction Manual for Swallowing are published in the UK by Comma Press, and in North America by ECW Press.

“Early McEwan meets David Cronenberg…Genuine, unsettling talent.” The Independent

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