Anthology of the stories and poems chosen for performance at the Solstice Shorts Festival 2019, in Greenwich, Maryport, Hastings, Peterhead, Clydebank, Holyhead and Lisbon.
How do tides affect our lives? How has that changed through history?
Making a living on or by the sea – fishermen and pirates, wreckers and dockers – making a new life across the sea – escaping pogroms and wars, the shipwrecked and the endlessly travelling – to paddlers and wild swimmers.
Poems from: Alison Lock, Angel Warwick, Carl Alexandersson,
Christine Ritchie, Claire Booker, Elinor Brooks, Elizabeth Parker,
Emma Lee, Holly Blades, Ian Macartney, Ivonne Piper, Jane Aldous,
Jenny Mitchell, JN Nucifera, John Richardson, Joy Howard, Julie Laing, Kate Foley, Laura Potts, Lynn White, Mandy Macdonald,
Math Jones, Melissa Davies, Michelle Penn, Ness Owen, Nick Westerman, Olivia Dawson, Susan Cartwright-Smith, Reshma Ruia,
Sarah Tait, Savanna Evans, Simon Whitfield, Thomas Tyrrell, Valerie Bence, Vivien Jones.
Stories from: Elizabeth Hopkinson, Diana Powell, Cathy Lennon, Neil Lawrence, Juliet Humphreys, Holly Magee, Linda McMullen, Eoghan Hughes, Pauline Walker, Roppotucha Greenberg, Emily Bullock, CB Droege, Kilmeny Macmichael, Barbara Renel, Paul Foy, Rob Walton, Maria Kyle, Cindy George, Sheila Lockhart.