World Poetry Day

Today is World Poetry Day!

buy a poetry book, we have lots!

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P is for poetry!

9781909208834

our most recently published poetry book

In all seriousness, we are racing to get all our poetry converted into ebooks so that self isolators (and those still putting themselves at risk in essential jobs for that matter) can get at them with ease. We didn’t do this before because we are perfectionists and we dont like what it does to the formatting – and we are reducing the price of all our ebooks to 99p for the duration. Someone else is setting that up for us so not sure if they are all sorted yet…

If you want to sample the wares, there are lots of videos and audio files dotted about the website, especially in the blog, and we are TODAY doing a virtual launch on our Facebook Page. join us from 2pm to about 3.30, for a mix of short stories and poems.

Cherry Potts Introduction 2.00
Neil Lawrence Diaspora 2.05
Lizzie Parker Overlord with Declan 2.20
Lizzie Parker The Watchers 2.30
Elizabeth Hopkinson A Madras Crossing 2.40
Ness Owen Sea Lessons 2.50
CB Droege Metharme 2.52
Claire Booker Fisherman’s daughter 3.00
Claire Booker How women Came to Tristan da Cunha 3.05
Emily Bullock Man Overboard prerecorded 3.10
Laura Potts First Light prerecorded 3.25

Time and Tide Videos: Fisherfolk, Greenwich

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues!

Here is Fisherfolk by Juliet Humphreys, read at Greenwich by Katy Darby

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.

 

Time and Tide Videos: A Madra Crossing, Greenwich

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues!

Here is A Madras Crossing by Elizabeth Hopkinson, read at Greenwich by Katy Darby and Patsy Prince

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.

 

Time and Tide Videos: The Wreck of the Kyllikki, Greenwich

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues!

Here is The Wreck of the Kyllikki by Cindy George, read at Greenwich by Patsy Prince

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.

 

Time and Tide Videos: Hingland, Greenwich

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues!

Here is Hingland by Pauline Walker, read at Greenwich by Grace Cookey-Gam

Limited edition illustrated book of the material available now from our webshop or events only. (Join us at the Free Verse Poetry Book Fair TODAY Saturday 22/2, at Conway Hall to buy a copy in person!)

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.

 

Time and Tide Videos: Sea Change, Greenwich and Oeiras

 

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues.

Here is Sea Change read at Greenwich by author Diana Powell, with BSL interpretation by Paul Michaels; and (audio only) at Oeiras read by Margot Walker Dias

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

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

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.

 

Time and Tide Videos: The Surgeon’s Mate, Greenwich and Hastings

 

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues.

Here is The Surgeon’s Mate by Maria Kyle read at Greenwich by Katy Darby; and (audio only) at Oeiras by Kate Dyson.

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

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

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.

 

Time and Tide Videos: Listen, Mrs Noah, Greenwich and Holyhead

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues.

Here is Listen, Mrs Noah  by Roppotucha Greenberg read at Greenwich by Patsy Prince

and (audio only) at Holyhead

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

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

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.

 

Time and Tide: Hastings audio recordings Stories

Unfortunately part of the video for the Hastings leg of the Solstice Shorts Festival went a bit wonky. We’ve managed to salvage the audio for this section.

Here are two of the stories read at Hastings Fishermen’s Museum  on the Winter Solstice:

The Answer my Friend… by Paul Foy, read by Patrick Keeley

The Professor’s Daughter by Barbara Renel, read by Rebekah Wilkinson

pier for T&T

image/video clip © Cherry Potts

Time and Tide Videos: The Fisherman’s Wife, Greenwich and Hastings

 

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues.

Here is The Fisherman’s Wife by Linda McMullen read at Greenwich by Carrie Cohen, with BSL interpretation by Paul Michaels; and (audio only) at Hastings read by Joan Taylor-Rowan

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

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

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.