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Stroud Short Storiesstroud short stories image 2 (8) Stroud Short Stories is a non-profit making short story reading event held twice a year in Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK. Our aim is to showcase and promote Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire writers and writing. We’ve been going since 2011 and our next event will be our fifteenth. These days we sell out every time, so tickets are only available in advance. Ten authors read a story selected by the SSS judges from the 100 or so submitted each time.

Our next event – our 15th – is on Sunday 5 November 2017. We are currently open for submissions. Submissions close on 23 September. The theme is ‘All you need is love. Or is it?’

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The SSS organiser is short fiction writer John Holland