Arachneversary – Foraging – Joy Howard

Interview with poet Joy Howard, author of Foraging, who also runs a small press, Grey Hen, so we wander off the point a bit. This is a phone conversation with added images, the sound isn’t great but we’ve included it for completeness. Only a couple of days left until the end of the Arachneversary celebrations!

You can buy Foraging from our webshop, but if you want that August discount, you need to get a move on, it expires 31st August at midnight. Use the code ARACHNEVERSARY at the checkout.

Arachneversary The Other Side of Sleep

Getting towards the end of our month long celebration of all things Arachne with a video about our first ever poetry book, The Other Side of Sleep, an anthology of long narrative poems.

You can buy the book for £5 from our webshop

 

 

Arachneversary – Liberty Tales

Continuing our Arachneversary videos, Liberty Tales, which celebrated the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, starting as an event, but too good to leave it at that, so we made a book too, and toured it across the South of England from Essex to Bath. So lots of archive video of readings!

You can buy a copy of the book from our Webshop

and if you do so before the end of August (hurry along!) with the code ARACHNEVERSARY you get a discount!

Arachneversary – An Outbreak of Peace

Another of our arachneversary videos.

November 2018 marked the centenary of the end of WW1 and the armistice. We decided that was an excellent reason for a book – An Outbreak of Peace

You can buy the book from our webshop

During August, you can get a discount if you apply the code ARACHNEVERSARY at the checkout.

Arachneversary Departures and the Story Sessions

Editor Cherry Potts talks about Departures, an anthology of short fiction and poetry, and the events that inspired it – The Story Sessions, the live literature event that ran for three years. Complete with archive footage from the story sessions, and video from the launch of the book.

This book is available from our Webshop,

and you can get a discount throughout August if you add the code ARACHNEVERSARY at the checkout.

Arachneversary – Erratics, – Cathy Bryant

Poet Cathy Bryant talks about her collection Erratics, poetry in general and coping with prejudice based on disability (some bad language, you have been warned!)

You can buy the book from our webshop, and if you buy it during August using the code ARACHNVERSARY you get a discount!

ARACHNEVERSARY Dusk

Cherry Potts talks (to Ness Owen, briefly) about the most ambitious Solstice Shorts Festival ever – Dusk – A Wave of Words Across the UK travelling at the Speed of Dark as dusk fell, to twelve sites from Ellon in Aberdeenshire, to Redruth in Cornwall on the shortest day of the year.

You can buy the book from our webshop

use code ARACHNEVERSARY to claim a diiscount in August only.

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Arachneversary Emma Lee The Significance of a Dress

As part of our Eighth anniversary celebrations, Poet Emma Lee talks about her collection The Significance of a Dress, and the impact of Covid-19 on the launch.

You can buy a copy of the book from our webshop. To get a discount throughout August, use the code ARACHNEVERSARY at the checkout.

 

Arachneversary – Mamiaith Ness Owen

Almost exactly a year ago we published Mamiaith, by Ness Owen our first bilingual poetry book, in English and Welsh.

To celebrate our Arachneversary and Mamiaith’s Bookversary, Cherry Potts and Ness discuss the origins of the book and the misread email that almost derailed it before it got started!

Arachneversary The Knotsman with Math Jones

As part of our Eighth Anniversary celebrations, here’s Math Jones talking to editor Cherry Potts about his epic collection, in poetry and flash and monologues, The Knotsman, set in a mythical 17th Century England during the civil war. the knotsman unravels knots and unravels problems, and sometimes hearts.

The Knotsman is on sale, with many other books at our Webshop, throughout August. Just use the discount code ARACHNEVERSARY at the checkout.