“The best stories you find are the ones that find you.”
The idea behind Found Fiction is simple. Writers create short stories which are printed out, folded into envelopes marked READ ME, and left in public spaces for people to find. For York Literature Festival, Found Fiction is bringing its guerrilla publishing army to York for Street Stories.
Working with Creative Writing students from York St John University, Found Fiction will write short stories set in different parts of York – then distribute them in those areas to be found and shared through the #foundfiction hashtag.
A digital map will pinpoint where each story is, inviting literature fans to search for literature created by and for the people of York, exclusively for the York Literature Festival. Access the map by visiting foundfiction.org/streetstories and share your experiences using the #foundfiction hashtag on social media.