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Graphic Short Story Prize Announcement


This year’s Jury for the 7th Observer / Cape / Comica Graphic Short Story Prize are:
Rachel Cooke (Literary Critic, Observer)
Suzanne Dean (Creative Director, Random House)
Dan Franklin (Publisher, Jonathan Cape)
Paul Gravett (Comica Festival Co-Director, Writer, Curator & Lecturer)
Stephen Collins (2011 Winner & author of The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil)
Joe Dunthorne (novelist, author of Submarine & Wild Abandon)

Some of the judges will announce and present the runner-up and winner of this prestigious prize ahead of publication on Sunday October 27th in The Observer newspaper and on its website. All are welcome to celebrate this occasion in the Foyer Bar of the Platform Theatre.

And remember also on Saturday October 26th, Eddie Campbell is talking and signing before this event, and Joe Sacco follows from 7.30pm, both in the Platform Theatre.

 

Tickets: Free
Where: Foyer Bar, Platform Theatre, Handyside St, N1C 4AA
When: Saturday, October 26, 2013 6.45pm

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