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Leicester Writers’ Showcase: Leicester Writes Short Story Prize Readings

September 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Leicester Writers‘ Showcase is held at Leicester Central Library on the third Wednesday of each month and gives readers an opportunity to meet local authors, discover new books and engage with libraries in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.

The September installment of LWS will feature local writers who were placed in the Leicester Writes Short Story Prize. Launched in 2017 by Dahlia Publishing, the prize is open to published and unpublished writers nationally.

Writers will read from their winning short stories and discuss their writing journeys as well as the art of writing short stories. Featured readers include 2017 runner-up, Siobhan Logan and 2018 shortlisted writers, John Fulton and N.F. Vania. The event will be chaired by prize founder, Farhana Shaikh.


September 19, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Leicester Central Library
Bishop Street
Leicester, LE1 6AA United Kingdom