But for lovers of short stories, 18-21 June 2015 is an ideal time to make it there, since these are the dates for the London Short Story Festival.
There will be lots of the big names in short stories attending, speaking about their craft and reading from their work.
There are master classes, talks about fairy tales, humour, and unreliable narrators. In other words, lots to entertain the lover of short stories. Take a look at the programme.
So, writers and readers of short stories, London’s calling. Be sure to make it to this year’s London Short Story Festival!