Have you got the Literary X Factor? StorySLAM: Live gives you the chance you have been waiting for. Come and impress our judges from Random House as well as Flash Fiction author Femi Martin with your five-minute story. Write to the theme of 'Sheet Lightning', bring it along on the night and register for your chance to read. Hosted by leading spoken word artist Charlie Dark, it's a space to network, with Rizomorph's DJ set to play us out.
Flash writing skills need sharpening? Come to the Sheet Lightning workshop led by Courttia Newland on 17 June at Southbank Centre, in partnership with Spread the Word, and prepare for your chance in the spotlight.