The last bit of the shortlisting for Solstice Shorts Festival 2019
Time and Tide is done.
Our singer/songwriters are
Fiona and Gorwel Owen
We’ve got some really lovely material to choose from here.
Our poetry/film writer/directors are
Philip Hewitson and Susan Cartwight-Smith
Musicians, if chosen, will perform at their closest venue, films may, potentially, be shown anywhere, provided we can work out the logistics.
Congratulations everyone and thank you for your patience.
Jeremy Dixon likes to travel and he is off to Edinburgh for
The Book Fringe is a free, community book festival run by two independent Edinburgh bookshops, Lighthouse in Southside, and Golden Hare Books in Stockbridge.
Lunchtime at Lighthouse: These start at 1pm and run for 30 minutes.
Evenings at Golden Hare: These start at 6.30pm and run for 1 hour.
ALL events are FREE: no tickets, no ticket booking!
Jeremy is taking
to Lighthouse on In Retail Sat 3rd August. 1pm for their event QUEER WORDS WITH QUEER POETS
More info about the bookfringe
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It’s a LONG Longlist, and it contains…
Eabhan Ni Shuileabhain
Myrto Lida Zafeiridi
Submissions closed at midnight on Friday! Thank you for the 192 entries. Let the long-listing commence…
This is the last of the stories read at Greenwich Book Festival – we’ll move on to those read at the
launch yesterday soon! And we’ll come back to the discussion at the festival eentually! Story Cities
In the meantime here is
Foundation Myth, written and read by editor, Cherry Potts
Your next chance to catch us live is in Manchester! Thursday 27th June 7pm at Blackwells.
free but ticketed.
To usher in the launch of
tonight, here is Story Cities Rosamund Davies at Greenwich Book Festival reading her flash fiction piece, Today’s Arrivals and Departures, which is in the Termini section of the book, and the first story in it.
There are still a handful of tickets for the launch tonight, but you do NEED to register via
still making it, but definitely going to be cake.
Ahead of tomorrow’s launch, here is
Slim Odds by Laura Besley, read by Kam Rehal at Greenwich Book Festival last Saturday. Lots more like this tomorrow…
The Knotsman took up residence at St Hilda’s Church for Brockley Max at the beginning or the month.
Math Jones read about an hour’s worth of material from the book, which gave time to explore different strands, over the next few days we will be pulling together those strands in most a un-knotsman-like way, and see what happens.
Here are a couple of church related pieces
I owe that Mother Lichgate ha’f a shillin’
The Undoer of Knots
Officially Published Today! And we have a banner to prove it.
Get yourselves to a bookshop! Should it not already be in stock, (tsk, tsk) all the info you need is here:
You can join us to celebrate at one of three FREE events, where the banner will be put to good use.
Panel discussion with the editors at Greenwich Book Festival
Saturday 15th June 10am.
Venue QA065, Queen Anne Court, University of Greenwich, Park Row SE10 9LS
Free but ticketed
LAUNCH PARTY Thursday 20th June, 7pm with readings and cake,
more details here
(people tend to think this is in the Stephen Lawrence
– IT ISN’T. It’s the road with the Theatre in, access through the University main entrance.
Launch party Thursday 27th June 7pm
with readings, (and cake, possibly)
Blackwells, Manchester University Green, 146 Oxford Road, M13 9GP free but ticketed
Greenwich Book Festival kicks off on Friday, and we are joining in for an hour at 10am on Saturday morning. Blink and you’ll miss us!
Tickets for our event are free but you do need to book
Kam Rehal, Rosamund Davies and Cherry Potts will be discussing putting together Story Cities, from initial idea, through first meeting, call out, story decisions, design issues and even printing!
If you’ve ever wondered what goes into making a book, this is for you. If you just like the sound of this particular book, we will in the course of our discussion illustrate with readings.
Todays Arrivals by Rosamund Davies
The Heart of the City By Emma Lee
Foundation Myth by Cherry Potts
Slim Odds by Laura Besley
Backwater by David Mathews
Lost and Found by Catherine Jones