#Arachne5 freedom pass

Carolyn Eden reads at our #Arachne5 5th anniversary party, from her story Free White Towel, which is in Liberty Tales. Just audio for this one as the camera had packed up.

Here’s a picture of Carolyn reading it at another event.

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Solstice Shorts audio file ‘Duration (4)’ by Andrew Gepp read by Tony Bell

Helping an elderly woman with the crossword – Andrew Gepp‘s touching meditation on age and memory, read at Solstice Shorts Festival by Tony Bell who got so into the story the camera couldn’t keep up with him, hence the recording.

We had a lot of stories about old age and memory for the competition, this one stood out.

This story is one of 16 read at the festival and featured in the book Solstice Shorts: Sixteen Stories about Time 

Launching The Other Side of Sleep – Graffiti

Here’s some audio from Bom-Bane’s in Brighton and video from Albion Beatnik in Oxford, of Elinor Brooks reading her poem Graffiti, at the launches for The Other Side of Sleep

Andrew McCallum – Hamnavoe

Andrew McCallum‘s poem Hamnavoe, which is in our forthcoming anthology The Other Side of Sleep, published this Thursday, was recorded as part of an audio book, Samplings; you can hear it here