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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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This course will look at two short stories each day and will investigate how innovations and experiments in recent writing are reinventing the form for the 21st century. Authors will include Percival Everett, Ali Smith, Kanishk Tharoor and Lydia Davis, among others, and our stories will cover a range of genres from metafiction to science-fiction. We will also consider the influence of emerging styles of story-telling in digital and performance forms.


Course dates

23 Jul 2023 to 29 Jul 2023

Course duration

1 week

Apply by

25 Jun 2023

Course director

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


International Summer Programme
Sidgwick Site
United Kingdom

Qualifications / Credits

Credits dependent on home institution

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code