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The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award Readings 2017

Wednesday 26th April 2017 6:30pm - 9:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event

To celebrate the 2017 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, the world's richest and most prestigious prize for a single short story, Foyles Charing Cross Road is once again hosting a very special reading of the stories and Q&A with the shortlisted writers.

The remarkable mix of award-winning novelists and international writers featuring on this year's shortlist are:

Bret Anthony Johnston - Half of What Atlee Rouse Knows About Horses

Celeste Ng - Every Little Thing

Kathleen Alcott - Reputation Management

Richard Lambert - The Hazel Twig and the Olive Tree

Sally Rooney - Mr Salary

Victor Lodato - The Tenant


The actors reading this year's shortlisted stories are:

Fiona Shaw, twice winner of the Olivier Award for Best Actress and Evening Standard Award for Best Actress, star of the Harry Potter series and True Blood, whose most famous roles include Electra, Medea and Heddar Gabler


Simon Callow, star of Room with a View, Four Weddings and a Funeral and Shakespeare in Love, and of the on-man shows The Importance of Being Oscar, The Mystery of Charles Dickens, Being Shakespeare and Inside Wagner’s Head



Join us from 6:30pm to enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or soft drink before the reading. Readings start promptly at 7:00pm.


Venue: The Auditorium, Foyles Charing Cross Road
Tickets: This event has now sold out.


Please note, no physical tickets will be issued, the email confirmation you receive is proof of your booking.

We are unable to issue refunds to customers unable to attend the event without at least 24 hours' notice. To request a refund of your ticket purchase or purchases, email with your details and request.


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