Shelley Weiner

Shelley Weiner is an acclaimed novelist, short-story writer and journalist who has, over the years, established a reputation as an inspirational creative writing tutor and nurturer of new talent. Shelley's novels include the critically-acclaimed A Sisters' Tale, The Last Honeymoon, The Joker and Arnost. Her latest novel is The Audacious Mendacity of Lily Green. As a Royal Literary Fund Fellow, Shelley has served at Middlesex University and the University of Westminster in London. She is currently employed as an Advisory Fellow.

Shelley has lectured in fiction writing on the Creative Writing MA at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, as well as for Birkbeck College, the Open University, the Taliesin Trust, the British Council in Israel, and Durham University Summer School. She is a mentor on the Gold Dust Mentoring Scheme and teaches for the Skyros Writers' Lab.

  1. Writing A Novel (Daytime)

    Writing A Novel (Daytime)

    Six months
    7th October 2021 - 10th March 2022
    Shelley Weiner, Nikesh Shukla
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Tuesday 31 August 2021.

  2. The Five Day Short Story

    The Five Day Short Story

    Five days
    6th - 10th September 2021
    Shelley Weiner
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense summer week