Berko Writers: Learn The Art Of The Short Story With Adam Marek

What a good course, and very reasonable price indeed.


The Berko Writers’ Workshop has announced its next course – a six week programme getting to grips with the art of the short story.

It will be led by Adam Marek, author of the collections Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower.


Adam 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.

The course runs every Tuesday evening 8pm-10pm from October 7 to November 18 (not October 28 for half-term), upstairs at Here Cafe, Berkhamsted.

Berkhamsted is 35 minutes from Euston and there are four trains an hour, returning late to London.

The course fee is £150 and…

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2 thoughts on “Berko Writers: Learn The Art Of The Short Story With Adam Marek

  1. Thank you for stopping by my bIog. I’m reblogging this post, if you don’t mind. I have only written a couple of short stories in the past two years, and one of them turned into a novella. I find it really difficult to keep to 1000 or even 5000 words. I admire writers who have been able to put together a collection of short stories, it’s one of my goals.


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