Published 12th July 2018 | Pre-order Now

We’re thrilled to announce the forthcoming publication of A Short Affair, Pin Drop’s first anthology, combining original short fiction with remarkable artwork by contemporary artists from the Royal Academy Schools. Published by Scribner on 12th July, you can pre-order your copy here.

In this visually stunning collection, Simon Oldfield brings together eighteen original stories by bestselling authors, alongside exciting new voices from the annual Pin Drop Short Story Award. With a foreword by Tim Marlow, Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts, each story comes with a unique artwork.

‘A dazzling anthology uniting the written word with the visual’  Stephen Fry

Writers: Elizabeth Day, Bethan Roberts, Nikesh Shukla, Claire Fuller, Ben Okri, Anne O’Brien, A. L. Kennedy, Anna Stewart, Craig Burnett, Douglas W. Milliken, Will Self, Jarred McGinnis, Barney Walsh, Rebecca F. John, Joanna Campbell, Emily Bullock, Cherise Saywell and Lionel Shriver.

Artists: Eddie Peake, Kay Harwood, Gabriella Boyd, Jonathan Trayte, Luey Graves, Marco Palmieri, John Robertson, Coco Crampton, Fani Prali, Murray O’Grady, Pio Abad, Declan Jenkins, Mary Ramsden, Carla Busuttil, Jessy Jetpacks, Nick Goss, Tim Ellis and Adam Shield.

Cover artwork by brilliant British artist, Eddie Peake.

Published by Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, on 12th July 2018.

Pre-order A Short Affair here.