Tania Hershman\'s prize-winning flash fiction has been widely published, and a week of her short short stories was broadcast on Radio 4 in June 2010. Tania\'s first book,The White Road and Other Stories, was commended, 2009 Orange Award for New Writers. Tania is currently writer-in-residence in the Science Faculty, Bristol University, working on a collection of biology-inspired short stories funded by an Arts Council England award.
Great Writers of the 20th Century: Abraham Joshua Heschel
Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) was perhaps the most significant Jewish theologian of the 20th century. His daughter, Susannah Heschel explored the legacy left both to her and to Jewish life a century after his birth and shared some rare footage of the man who was able to build bridges between prayer and politics. Many will remember the picture of him striding alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., in the protest march at Selma, Alabama. Mrs. Coretta Scott King, in recalling that event, called...
Sea of Azov
“The dark menace lurking in the best fairy tales is never far from the surface…”
JBW 2009 launched World Jewish Relief’s first ever collection of short stories. Jewish and non-Jewish writers from Britain, Israel and North America came together to support WJR and to tell their tales, trying to make fictional sense of the previous century and the century just beginning to evolve. This book has been given the title of The Sea of Azov, after both the birthplace of C...
Flash Fiction Writing Workshop
Flash fiction, micro fiction, short shorts: this is the short story distilled to its very essence, less than 1000 words in length and often much shorter. We were lucky enough to be able to explore this world of the tiny story, which was not, contrary to rumour, invented by the Internet generation, but has been on the scene for decades. And then we wrote our own complete short-short story in a process that was as “flash” as the product!