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Pin Drop is an independent studio providing a platform for original short stories and short-form content.

Our stories take you on new adventures during the in-between moments.  Whether you have 15 minutes to spare on your morning commute, or 20 minutes before you meet your dinner date, make that time special with a Pin Drop original story.  Read it, listen to it or watch it…Pin Drop has the perfect original short-form story for you.


READ: Pick up a copy of A Short Affair, our critically acclaimed anthology of 18 original short stories from Pin Drop’s portfolio including bestselling authors Lionel Shriver, Ben Okri, A L Kennedy, Will Self and Nikesh Shukla, alongside new international writers discovered through the Pin Drop Short Story Award. Each story is paired with a unique artwork created by artists from the Royal Academy Schools.  Edited by Simon Oldfield and available here.  Published in hardback by Scriber, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.

LISTEN: Pin Drop Podcasts. Original short fiction read by celebrated authors and actors, plus interviews. Listen here and on iTunes.

EXPERIENCE: Pin Drop Live.  Join us in London, NY, LA and other major cities across the globe for one of our electrifying events.  Pin Drop presents leading authors, actors and groundbreaking talent, who give live dramatic readings of original short fiction.  Hosted in collaboration with major partners including BAFTA, Soho House, Burberry, Hauser & Wirth and the Royal Academy of Arts.


Pin Drop Productions. Pin Drop owns the rights to a large portfolio of rights to original short stories, and we have several projects currently in development for adaptation.  Pin Drop is represented by WME.


Pin Drop Studio was founded by Simon Oldfield and Elizabeth Day, guided by an exceptional advisory board led by our Chairman, Etienne De Villiers, former President of Walt Disney International and Chairman of BBC Worldwide.


Pin Drop is wonderfully innovative…I really believe in Pin Drop.” – Stephen Fry

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