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Karavan Stories 2024: Workshop and anthology

20 April 2024 @ 09:00 - 15:00

After the success of Tiger: Karavan Stories 2023, be part of the second Karavan Stories anthology! We will meet again for a writing workshop at the end of April and together analyse what makes a good short story, read examples, go through a few writing exercises, begin exploring ideas for new stories and in the following months write, edit and compile an anthology of stories which will be published by Karavan Press.

Workshop date: Saturday, 20 April 2024, 9:00 – 15:00

Venue: 6 Banksia Road, Rosebank, Cape Town

Publication date: November 2024

Fee: R3 900

Includes: workshop, catering during the day of the workshop, guidance and feedback, editing, proofreading, 5 copies of the anthology and the option to submit your next manuscript to Karavan Press.

To book your spot, contact Karina: Karavan Stories 2024

If you cannot afford the fee but would like to participate, please get in touch. Two places will be available to writers who require financial assistance.

Maximum number of participants: 12

Participants not based in Cape Town can join via Skype (maximum two).

Facilitator/editor: Karina M. Szczurek is the author and (co)editor of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, most recently two anthologies of short stories, Fluid: The Freedom to Be (with Joanne Hichens, Tattoo Press, 2023) and Tiger: Karavan Stories 2023 (Karavan Press). She won the MML Literature Award in the Category English Drama in 2012 and received the Thomas Pringle Award for a portfolio of ad hoc reviews from the English Academy of Southern Africa in 2018. She is a board member of Short Story Day Africa. In 2019, she founded Karavan Press, an independent publishing house, and a year later, established the Philida Literary Award.

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20 April 2024
09:00 - 15:00
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Karavan Press
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