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Matt Thomas 

Truffle by Matt Thomas: Winner of the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019

May 9, 2019 Comments Off on Truffle by Matt Thomas: Winner of the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019

Northern Soul is thrilled to have been the media partner for Comma Press’s Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019. Comma’s commitment to the short story and its place in today’s literary narrative is second to none, as is its work to blur cultural and social boundaries. We’re incredibly excited to announce – and publish – the winner: Truffle by Matt Thomas.

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Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019

Shortlist announced for the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019

March 23, 2019 Comments Off on Shortlist announced for the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019

We’re delighted to have teamed up with Comma Press and the University of Central Lancashire as Media Partner for the second annual Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction.

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Where the Road Runs Out, Gaia Holmes

Poetry Review: Where the Road Runs Out by Gaia Holmes

December 13, 2018 Comments Off on Poetry Review: Where the Road Runs Out by Gaia Holmes

Gaia Holmes is an expert in her field, and this is obvious in her skilled, careful and beautifully strange poetry collection.

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The Northern Fiction Alliance Roadshow, Waterstones Deansgate

Northern Soul heads to the first Northern Fiction Alliance Roadshow

October 7, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul heads to the first Northern Fiction Alliance Roadshow

When I lived in that there London, my flat was right around the corner from Penguin Random House (the one on Vauxhall Bridge Road).

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David Constantine by Nathan Cox

David Constantine talks to Northern Soul

August 29, 2015 Comments Off on David Constantine talks to Northern Soul

David Constantine has long been recognised as one of England’s finest living proponents of the short story form.

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Beta Life, Stories from an A-Life Future

Review: Beta-Life, Stories from an A-Life Future

December 13, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Beta-Life, Stories from an A-Life Future

Some would argue that we humans are whizzing along nicely with our fast-paced technological innovations, taking everything in our stride and paying scant attention to ethical concerns.

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Morphologies

Review: Frank Cottrell Boyce and Sean O’Brien at the MLF

October 23, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Frank Cottrell Boyce and Sean O’Brien at the MLF

The plucky short story has had a long and eventful history.

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Comma Press: a story of success

February 26, 2014 Comments Off on Comma Press: a story of success

The cosy world of the short story is undergoing a renaissance and this is due in part to the Manchester based publishing house, Comma Press.

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