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Get involved in National Short Story Week

Whether you are a writer, reader, listener, teacher, librarian, bookseller or publisher, we hope you will want to get involved in National Short Story Week.

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This year, details of events taking place to celebrate National Short Story Week will be found on our blog.

We have a number of projects lined up for this year, including The Story Player (coming soon). See our blog for more information.

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