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London’s Word Factory is the national organisation for short story excellence. Run by writers, not for profit but for passion. Word Factory is for everyone who loves stories, bringing brilliant writers and readers together for conversation and fun. Meet our authors, join our masterclasses and make use of our advice, news and information.

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Our monthly readings feature the best contemporary writers in an intimate and relaxed environment. Join us at these events, get involved and enjoy great story telling. Here’s a flavour of what’s on offer…

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Want to be part of an innovative writer’s organisation? I am looking for brilliant volunteers to join the Word Factory and replace two outstanding team-members who have gone on to great jobs in the literary and publishing world. Social Media Manager: you will be an excellent communicator; you will be confident working on social media, […]

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Our exclusive archive captures the imagination and wisdom of the world's leading short story writers, each film providing an invaluable resource for writers and readers alike.

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