Cherry Potts is the author of two collections of short stories: Mosaic of Air, (republished by Arachne Press in 2013, and Tales Told Before Cockcrow (currently out of print); a photographic diary of a community opera The Blackheath Onegin, and a fantasy novel, The Dowry Blade (Arachne Press 2016). Cherry has also had several stories in anthologies (including Arachne Press publications), magazines and online, including multiple stories perfromed at various of the Liars’ League franchises. She is currently subbing two short story collections to publishers: North (SF/Fantasy), and Grounded and working on various projects: a novel(la) The Bog Mermaid, a science fiction novel The Dark is my Delight, and a timeslip-young-adult novel A Gift of Time, and has probably abandoned her historical novel, The Cold Time, until she can spend a year in the Bibliotheque Nationale and various sites in the Languedoc ‘researching’.
Cherry is the Director of Arachne Press, for whom she is editor/co-editor of all our anthologies.
Cherry runs workshops for writers and teaches creative writing as a visiting lecturer at City University, London.
Cherry also runs the occasional live literature event The Story Sessions in venues in South East London; and the annual short story and music festival Solstice Shorts.
Cherry’s stories in Arachne anthologies are:
Story Cities Foundation Myth
We/She The Real McCoy
Liberty Tales: Knitting for Demons
Shortest Day, Longest Night: The Midwinter Wife
The Midwinter wife read at Solstice Shorts 2015: Longest Night
London Lies, Leaving
Cherry Potts Leaving clip
Stations, A Place of Departures set in Rotherhithe
Lovers’ Lies, Mirror
Cherry’s personal website can be found here