Cherry Potts is the author of two collections of short stories: Mosaic of Air, (republished by Arachne Press in 2013, and Tales Told Before Cockcrow (currently out of print); a photographic diary of a community opera The Blackheath Onegin, and a fantasy novel, The Dowry Blade (Arachne Press 2016). Cherry has also had several stories in anthologies (including Arachne Press publications), magazines and online. She is currently working on her next collection, a science fiction novel, and a timeslip-young-adult kinda thing.
Cherry is the Director of Arachne Press, for whom she is (c0)editor of London Lies, Lovers’ Lies, (award-winning) Weird Lies, Stations, Solstice Shorts, sixteen stories about time, Liberty Tales, Shortest Day, Longest Night, and poetry anthology The Other Side of Sleep
Cherry runs workshops for writers and teaches creative writing as a visiting lecturer at City University, London.
Cherry also runs the occasional live literature event The Story Sessions in venues in South East London; and the annual short story and music festival Solstice Shorts.
Cherry’s stories in Arachne anthologies are:
Liberty Tales: Knitting for Demons
Shortest Day, Longest Night: The Midwinter Wife
The Midwinter wife read at Solstice Shorts 2015: Longest Night
London Lies, Leaving
Cherry Potts Leaving clip
Stations, A Place of Departures set in Rotherhithe
Lovers’ Lies, Mirror
Cherry’s personal website can be found here