Preview of Dusk on Resonance FM

Listen to Cherry Potts, Laila Sumpton, Michelle Penn, Katerina Watson Math Jones and Grace Cookey-Gam talking about and reading from work that will be performed in tomorrow’s Solstice Shorts Festival together with two of the songs – Anna Kissell’s Oh, the Dark (Bristol) and 3 Bucket Jones Light Another Candle for You

Interview with Ghillian Potts – Early Writing

Ghillian Potts, author of Brat and The Old Woman from Friuli bravely shares her adolescent poetry, which got her out of housework! (Photos from the family archive.)

We would like to invite you to a very informal launch reading at Eltham Centre Library, Archery Road, Eltham SE9 1HA on 7th June at 1.30 for Brat and 3.45 for The Old Woman from Friuli. Both readings will be performed by Carrie Cohen.

Further readings are at

BrockleyMax Art in The Park, Hilly Fields Park SE4 on 10th June 2017 at 2.30pm; (Old Woman From Friuli read by Katy Darby)

Stanmore Library, 8 Stanmore Hill, Stanmore, HA7 3BQ on 8th July 2017 2pm (Old Woman From Friuli read by Lisa Rose)

Osterley Library, St Mary’s Crescent, TW7 4NB on 22nd July 2017 at 2.30pm (Old Woman From Friuli and BRAT read by Carrie Cohen)

If you run a library, bookshop or school and would like us to visit you with a reading, get in touch.

A follow up interview with Tom Dingley, the creator of The Outcome Project. 

Tom Dingley interviewed (again) on Pride Matters

Source: A follow up interview with Tom Dingley, the creator of The Outcome Project. 

The Old Woman from Friuli Launch, Tour and author interview

 

 

 

 

 

Interview with author Ghillian Potts

Events

A very informal launch reading at Eltham Centre Library, Archery Road, Eltham SE9 1HA on 7th June at  3.45  read by Carrie Cohen.

Further readings are at

Art In The Park Story-telling tent on Hilly Fields, on Saturday 10th June at 2.30, when Arachne stalwart Katy Darby will be reading

Stanmore Library, 8 Stanmore Hill, Stanmore, HA7 3BQ on 8th July 2017 2pm read by Lisa Rose)

Osterley Library, St Mary’s Crescent, TW7 4NB on 22nd July 2017 at 2.30pm (Old Woman From Friuli and BRAT read by Carrie Cohen)

(Illustrations Ed Boxall)

With Paper for Feet: Jennifer A McGowan Interview

Jennifer A McGowan talks about poetry, myth and withces

Catch Jennifer reading on her book tour

Wednesday 15/03/2017 7pm
Brockley Deli, The Story Sessions SE4 1BE

Thursday 16/03/2017 7.30
West Greenwich Library SE10 8NN

Thursday 30/03/2017 7.30
Words and Ears
The Swan Bradford on Avon BA15 1LN

Sunday 30/4/17 8pm
Buzzwords
Exmouth Arms, Cheltenham GL53 7LX

Tomorrow Lewisham Library: With Paper for Feet

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with poetry like this, from Jennifer A McGowan‘s new collection, With Paper For Feet.

Join us at Lewisham Library, Lewisham High Street SE13 6LG at 7pm tomorrow, Wednesday 8th March, for poetry steeped in mythology and fairy tales, in which women step into the limelight and raise their voices.

Tonight! hear about #Outcome on Resonance FM Out in South London

Tom Dingley and Cherry Potts will be on Out in South London (Resonance FM) tonight 6.30 talking about Outcome LGBT Portraits, our first photographic portrait book.

We’ve just raised the money for printing costs, and for the printing of the exhibition images, but we are still looking particularly for a few more women, and people from ethnic minorities to get involved and have their photo taken.

I'm In Outcome copy

Cherry Potts talks about The Dowry Blade on Croydon Radio

Listen to Cherry Potts talking about The Dowry Blade on Croydon Radio with the lovely Gill Manly. From 1:15 in for about 10 minutes.

Solstice Shorts on the Radio and on the Street

Listen to Cherry Potts talking about Solstice Shorts 2015: Longest Night to Gill Manly on Croydon Radio : (our segment is from 1:11 to 1:26 approximately.)
As well as talking we’ve been getting wet on the streets of Greenwich delivering leaflets and posters to like-minded venues,2015-12-08 15.33.01

 

and putting up the banner outside the library.2015-12-08 15.02.04

Heading out to bookshops in the locality today, and the Albany tomorrow. We have a LOT of A4 posters, if anyone has somewhere to put one – a window on a main-ish street, a pub wall,  the noticeboard at work, community board at your local cafe… if you are close enough to Forest Hill to pick one up or for us to drop one (or more!) round, get in touch.

 

The Don’t Touch Garden video interview with Kate Foley part 2

Video

The final section of the video interview with Kate Foley including material not included in earlier posts.

Kate’s new collection, The Don’t Touch Garden, is due out in October.

Preorder a copy, which will be posted to you as soon as stock arrives from the printer, probably early September.