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Graphic Short Story Prize Finalists & Winners

Who is the winner of this year’s 7th Cape/Observer/Comica Graphic Short Story Competition? Their four-page comic will be published in The Observer on Sunday October 27th, and the runner-up will appear on the newspaper’s website. In this free exhibition at the Foyles Cafe on the first floor (photo below by Adam Poyiadgi), you can discover these winning entries and some of the other short-listed stories.


Where: Foyles Cafe, 113-119 Charing Cross Rd, WC2H 0EB
When: October 23 to November 2, 2013


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