As part of our Eighth Anniversary Celebrations (The Arachneversary) editors
Rosamund Davies, Cherry Potts and Kam Rehal discuss the ideas behind and the process for choosing the stories, with reading snippets from Rosamund and Cherry plus Story Cities Annabel Banks, Nic Vine, Maja Bodenstein. We drift off into current projects and writing in lockdown too.
You can buy a copy of the book
from our webshop, discounted throughout August with the code ARACHNEVERSARY.
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On Wednesday 11th December at 6.30, you are invited to
City Writes Autumn 2019, at City125 Suite, 26-38 Whiskin Street EC1R 0JD (access via Rhind Building on St John’s Street)
Arachne Press editors
Cherry Potts and Rosamund Davies will be reading alongside other authors, Story Cities Evleen Towey, Jayne Buxton and Máire Owens and there will be readings from the winners of this term’s flash writing contest Harriet Atkinson, Kathrine Bancroft, Helen Ferguson, Bren Gosling, Shabnam Grewal, Andrea Holck, Revati Kumar, Shibani Lal, Natasha Mirzoian and Angus Whitty.
TICKETS £10 in advance only
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More readings from the Storytelling Chair, in the skittles alley, under the Painted Hall, in the Old Royal Naval College, in Greenwich. That sounds a bit like we are sending you on a treasure hunt…
Rosamund Davies introducing the book
And reading from
Steven Wingate‘s story You Stand in the Secret Place
full audio later…
writers were invited to read from the Storytelling Chair made by M Story Cities att Nicholls, at the launch of London Design Festival at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich last night. Here are recordings of our stories read there. (We are back on Sunday! see below)
Shamini Sriskandarajah reads Coffee
Cherry Potts reads Foundation Myth https://arachnepress.files.wordpress.com/2019/09/foundation-myth.wav
Annabel Banks reads Other Signals
Evleen Towey reads School Bus
Roland Denning reads Seeing in the Dark
Nic Vine reads Tech Down
Rosamund Davies reads Today’s Arrivals and Departures https://arachnepress.files.wordpress.com/2019/09/todays-arrivals-and-departures.wav
You can catch more (some different) stories on Sunday, When Cherry, Nic and Rosamund will be reading their own stories, and others by
Steven Wingate, David Mathews, Rob Walton and Catherine Jones.
Story Cities book is for sale in the bookshop under the Painted Hall, and in the visitor centre for the duration of the festival which includes next weekend Open House festival so you can get in and see everything free!
Or you can
buy it from us, or any really good bookshop.
Rosamund Davies, Cherry Potts and Kam Rehal talk about what flash is all about and why we chose it for Story Cities , at Greenwich Book Festival.
Editing these video files has been a bit of a challenge!
Here is the first of the discussions from the Greenwich Book Festival, with editors
Rosamund Davies, Kam Rehal and Cherry Potts talking about the concept behind . Story Cities
At the launch of
Story Cities , editors Rosamund Davies, Kam Rehal and Cherry Potts talk about the What, How and Why of bringing the book to fruition.
Intrigued? you can order a copy
direct from us at our webshop
Another of the
Greenwich launch videos, Story Cities Rosamund Davies reads her flash, The Right Place, which is one of our Hotel stories.
Your next chance to catch live readings from the book is at Blackwells Manchester TODAY 27th June at 7pm,
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.