Cathy Galvin: First Impressions
  • Jill Craigie Cinema, Plymouth University

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Whether you are preparing to send your first collection to an agent or submitting to one of the many short story awards, you will find this event an invaluable hour of practical advice from Conville & Walsh literary agent Carrie Kania and the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award creator, Cathy Galvin. 

Cathy is the founder-director of the leading short story powerhouse, The Word Factory, and Carrie represents fiction and non-fiction writers, including Simon Van Booy, Paul McVeigh, Allen Frances and Giovanni Frazzetto.

Date: Thursday 4 May
Time: 16:00–17:00
Venue:Jill Craigie Cinema, Plymouth University
Ticket information: £3/£1.50. Discounts available to Plymouth University students through SPiA.

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Part of the Plymouth Festival of Words

Building on the success of the city’s Plymouth International Book Festival, the Plymouth Festival of Words takes place between Wednesday 3- Sunday 5 May 2017, celebrating literature and ‘words’ through a diverse range of art forms. In addition to opening Plymouth History Month, Plymouth Festival of Words includes rich programme of writers, poets, film-makers and performance artists to Plymouth as well as the Society for Storytelling's annual gathering.

The Plymouth Festival of Words has been organised through a partnership between Literature Works, the literature development agency for the South West, Peninsula Arts at Plymouth University, Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives, Wonderzoo and is supported by Arts Council England.

More information on the Plymouth Festival of Words.

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