Valerie Bence’s poem of maritime superstition and missionaries, written for Solstice Shorts 2019, Time and Tide; translated and performed in BSL by Marcel Hirshman Background images by Cherry Potts from the special edition of the book available from our webshop
Paul Foy‘s short story of a grandmother and her story about soldiers confounded by a magical wind written for Solstice Shorts 2019, Time and Tide; translated and performed in BSL by Marcel Hirshman background image by Cherry Potts
Linda McMullen‘s short story of entrepreneurship and failed marriage – sorry no, it’s a retelling of a traditional tale about a fish and a ring… isn’t it? written for Solstice Shorts 2019, Time and Tide; translated and performed in BSL by Marcel Hirshman background image by Cherry Potts
Diana Powell‘s shocking story of casual cruelty and medieval sailors, BSL translation by Marcel Hirshman.
We are currently crowdfunding for this year’s festival and anthology, Tymes goe by Turnes. We have some lovely unusual handmade rewards, and some nice standard T shirt/ Book/ Badge type things, If you felt like supporting us you can do so over on Pay it Forward.
We had quite a few of the stories and poems from No Spider Harmed... translated into BSL, but not all of them were ready for the launch. This one is Margaret Compton‘s magnificent inversion of the Arachne myth, Spidergirl. Translated by Marcel Hirshman.
We are currently crowdfunding for this year’s Solstice Shorts Festival, Tymes Goe By Turnes, and if we raise enough it means we can do this with at least some of the stories and poems chosen for performance and inclusion in the anthology. If you’d like to back the crowdfund, Margaret has a story in that one too! At the minute we are at only 11% of out target, and 11 days to go… so we could use your help.
I meant to post this last night, when the video was released on YouTube and Facebook, but I went to sleep for an hour and dreamt I had done it… the best laid plans and all that!