7–9pm Thursday 21 June 2018
Phoenix Square, 4 Midland Street, Leicester LE1 1TG
£5.00 to visitors. All welcome!
Carys Davies is the author of a novel, West, and two collections of short stories, Some New Ambush and The Redemption of Galen Pike, which won the 2015 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award and the 2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. She is also the recipient of the Royal Society of Literature’s V.S. Pritchett Prize, the Society of Authors’ Olive Cook Short Story Award, a Northern Writers’ Award, and a Cullman Fellowship at the New York Public Library.
Her short stories have been nominated for many other awards, including the Sunday Times/EFG Short Story Award and the William Trevor/ Elizabeth Bowen International Short Story Prize. They have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4, and widely published in magazines and anthologies. She has curated the short fiction programme at Lancaster Litfest, given talks and taught writing at universities, festivals, literary salons and libraries across the UK and in Ireland.