The prize-winning short story writer Adam Marek will be live and online, from 7:00 p.m. tonight, for our very first Live Question and Answer session. All registered members of the Forum are invited to join us online and quiz Adam about his weird and wonderful stories, winning competitions, and getting stories into print.
Since 2003, when his story ‘The 40-Litre Monkey’ was chosen as a supplementary winner in the Bridport Prize, Adam Marek has gained a reputation as being one of the UK’s best young short story writers. The following year, his story ‘Bobby and Sun-Li’ was runner up in the Douglas Coupland Award, and in 2005, he returned to the Bridport, winning 2nd prize for ‘Robot Wasps’. Instruction Manual for Swallowing, his first collection of stories, was nominated for the Frank O’Connor Prize in 2007, and this year, his haunting story ‘Fewer Things’ was shortlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award.
All registered members of the forum are invited to join Adam at 7:00 p.m. Please use the comments box, below, for submitting your questions. Questions will be posted onto the system, one at a time, by the Thresholds moderator.
For those unable to attend, questions can be submitted in advance using the comments box facility. For reference purposes, the session will remain available from our blog and in the Q&A archives.
Read Adam Marek’s story ‘Fewer Things’ here.
Listen to Adam read ‘The 40 Litre Monkey’ and ‘Testicular Cancer vs the Behemoth’ at Comma Press, here.