Arvon at Home Writing Weekend: Editing Fiction
Honing and Shaping Your Story
Cynan Jones was born in Wales in 1975. His fiction is published in over 20 countries and has been longlisted and shortlisted for numerous prizes as well as winning the Wales Book of the Year Fiction Prize, a Betty Trask Award, the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Award, and the BBC National Short Story Award. He has written stories for BBC Radio, a screenplay for the TV crime drama Hinterland, and a collection of tales for children. Other writing has appeared in numerous anthologies, national newspapers, and in journals and magazines including Granta and The New Yorker.
Cynan will be available for 1-1 sessions from June 2021. He can be flexible on times but is generally available from 11am – 1pm on Mondays and Tuesdays.Request a 1-1
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