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RA and Pin Drop Short Story Award with Stephen Fry

Special events

● Fully booked

Friday 26 June 2015
6.30 — 7.30pm

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Part of our

Summer Exhibition 2015

events programme
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Stephen Fry

Join us for a special event where the winner of the inaugural RA and Pin Drop Short Story Award will be announced and their story narrated by Stephen Fry.

Shortlist announced:

Earlier this year, we launched a special literature award offering a platform for emerging and established writers to showcase their short stories, in collaboration with Pin Drop . Join us for a very special evening celebrating the inaugural RA and Pin Drop Short Story Award, where we welcome Stephen Fry, who will narrate the winning story. The finalists are:

Wendy Brandmark – The Other Room

Sarah Evans – Iron and Blood

Virginia Harris – The Inspector

C. Kozinski – Kevlar

Bethan Roberts – Ms. Featherstone and The Beast

Miriam Kate Robinson – Call Ladies


In the spirit of the Summer Exhibition, our collaboration with Pin Drop continues with the launch of a special literature award offering a unique platform for emerging and established writers to showcase their short stories.

The winner of this award will have their story narrated by British actor, writer and Trustee of the Royal Academy Trust, Stephen Fry as part of the RA’s public events programme. Their audio recorded story will be included in Pin Drop’s audio archive of narrations by acclaimed authors and actors such as Lionel Shriver, Graham Swift, Sebastian Faulks, Ed Stoppard and William Boyd.

Entries are now closed.

The judging panel includes Pin Drop co-founders Elizabeth Day and Simon Oldfield, and the RA’s Director of Artistic Programmes, Tim Marlow.

All tickets include a drink. A waiting list for returns will be in operation from the Information desk on the evening.

● Fully booked

● Cancelled

Friday 26 June 2015

6.30 — 7.30pm

Reynolds Room, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts

£16 (includes exhibition ticket). £12 (without exhibition ticket). Concessions available.