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Inspire project
Inspire project

Speeches and live readings

In a special evening at the Old Operating Theatre, we hosted Writing the Future Live, with live readings of the six shortlisted stories, as well as speeches by Charlotte Augst, Kieron Boyle, and Tara Donnelly.


Listen to the speeches from Writing the Future Live by Tara Donnelly, Kieron Boyle and Charlotte Augst.

Writing the Future live readings

Listen to live readings of the shortlisted stories.

‘OPSNIZING DAD’ by Elisabeth Ingram Wallace (winner), read by Anna Andresen.

​’Mend and Make Do’ by Andrew Dana Hudson (runner up), read by Cai Brigden.

​’The Oracle’ by Matthew Warren (runner up), read by Ray Batchelor.

​’Sticking Plaster for the Tin Man’s Broken Heart’ by Ida Keogh (shortlisted), read by Katie Arnstein.

‘Project Seahorse’ by Hannah Harper (shortlisted), read by Amy Mallett.

‘​Burnout’ by Matthew Castle (shortlisted), read by Daniel Gosling.

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