Listen to Maria Thomas on
MA Pub LCC podcast


Listen to the winner of the London Short Story Prize, Maria Thomas, in conversation with Mark Fikri for the MA Publishing at the London College of Communication, and hear an extract from the winning story, Dead Yard. The podcast is presented by Mark Fikri and produced by Ana Bender and Elena Vega Fernandez.

The podcast project with Spread the Word has been a fantastic opportunity for a group of students to gain experience developing a podcast that will engage audiences in the Short Story Competition. It has enabled them to get thinking of ways to market published works in an audio environment and develop further their digital skills in a practical way while collaborating with an exciting partner.

The MA Publishing at LCC, University of the Arts London, offers a very practical approach to learning publishing, focusing on being creative and entrepreneurial both for mainstream and indie multi-platform publishing environments, across book and magazine markets. Students create their own journey through the course, combining live project working with theoretical underpinning. With our extensive print and digital facilities, they like to explore new ways of approaching publishing, including VR and podcasting.


Music by Tristan Lohengrin.


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