About the Partners

Granta & Wesleyan believe in the urgency and power of the story, in fiction and non-fiction, and for the first time, a new conference, supporting the storytellers.


Four times a year, Granta, Britain’s most prestigious literary magazine brings you the best new fiction, reportage, memoir, poetry and photography from around the world,  publishing many of the world’s finest writers tackling some of the most important subjects, from intimate human experiences to the dramatic public and political events that have shaped our lives.  Publishing new fiction, reportage, memoir, poetry and photography, Granta’s contributors have included writers such as Jeanette Winterson, Ian McEwan, Angela Carter, Binyavanga Wainaina, Zadie Smith, Richard Ford and Sally Rooney.


A leading liberal arts university, founded in 1831, Wesleyan University today is a diverse and energetic community. With our distinctive teacher-scholar culture, creative programming, and commitment to interdisciplinary learning, our graduates lead and innovate in government, business, entertainment, and science across the globe.