Time and Tide Videos: Half a Dozen Oranges, Greenwich & Oeiras

We’ve starting uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide.

Here is  Half a Dozen Oranges, byMandy Macdonald, read by Chukwudi Onwere, BSL interpretation by Paul Michaels; and from the Portuguese event in Oeiras, Marina Pacheco reading the same poem as an opportunuty to compare and contrast!

Limited edition illustrated book of the material available now from our webshop or events only.

We are aiming to get BSL translations of some of the material, and this will also be on the website in about March, to coincide with the launch of the bookshop version of the book.

 

The Significance of a Dress has arrived

Traditional ‘just opened box’ shot of new poetry collection by Emma Lee, The Significance of a Dress.

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Available from our webshop now, in bookshops end of February.

Launching Leicester Central Library Wednesday 11th March at 7pm, and, we hope, International Women’s Day, 8th March, in Greenwich, TBC.

 

Time and Tide: Portugal audio recordings

Unfortunately the video for the Portuguese leg of the Solstice Shorts Festival went very wonky. We’ve managed to salvage the audio for most of it.

Here are a couple of the poems read by their authors, at Oeiras on the Winter Solstice:

Delivery by Holly Blades read by the poet

Points of Interest by Olivia Dawson, read by the poet

 

Time and Tide Videos: Hawser, Greenwich

We’ve starting uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide.

Here is  Hawser, by Sarah Tait read by Chukwudi Onwere , BSL interpretation by Paul Michaels.

Many of the stories and poems were read at more than one of the venues, so there will be an opportunuty to compare and contrast!

Limited edition illustrated book of the material available now from our webshop or events only.

We are aiming to get BSL translations of some of the material, and this will also be on the website in about March, to coincide with the launch of the bookshop version of the book.

 

Book Trailer: The Significance of a Dress

Trailer for Emma Lee‘s forthcoming poetry collection, The Significance of a Dress, which will be published on 27th February 2020, and launched at Leicester’s Central Library on 11 March 2020.

preorder here

Wombwell Rainbow Interviews: Ness Owen

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follow the link for Ness Owen talking to Wombwell Rainbow about writing, living near the sea and her debut collection, Mamiaith.

Wombwell Rainbow Interviews: Ness Owen

Videos from Departures Launch 2

Meant to upload these ages ago, but preparing for Solstice Shorts got in the way!

Here is the second half of the launch of Departures, with readings from

Gloria Sanders reads poems that link beautifully to the theme

Helen Morris teases withthe first page of her extraordinary take on departures – The Change

Liam Hogan a ‘chance’ meeting in the departures lounge, set by fate…

and Barbara Renel with her flash piece inspired by a painting.

Thanks once again to Brockley Brewery for hosting, much appreciated!

Departures – the trailer

A little animation to help launch our latest offering, Departures, which hits the shops on 21st November, and is launched the same day at 7pm at Brockley Brewery SE4, everyone welcome details of launch

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For those in the know there’s a nod at quite a few of the stories.

Let Out the Djinn launch videos 2

Videos from the launch of Let Out the Djinn, debut poetry collection by Jane Aldous, at Lighthouse Radical bookshop, Edinburgh, with readings from Jane herself, and friends Lindy Barbour and Simon Maclaren

part 2: from prehistory to space…

Lindy Barbour reads  Doggerland

Jane reads A Dead Lamb in Polbain

Simon Maclaren reads Crow’s Eye

Lindy Barbour reads Eel Ghazal

Jane reads Goodbye Voyager 1

Let Out the Djinn launch videos 1

Videos from the launch of Let Out the Djinn, debut poetry collection by Jane Aldous, at Lighthouse Radical bookshop, Edinburgh, with readings from Jane herself, and friends Lindy Barbour and Simon Maclaren

part 1: Family and identity

Simon Maclaren reads Dave Off in Five – inspired by Jane’s Dad’s war time diary.

Jane reads Let Out the Djinn, the title poem – the title came first!

Jane reads With Meme at Mellon Urdigle Beach

Lindy Barbour reads Death Waiting

Jane reads In the New Leaf Co-op

 

more tomorrow…