Carrots, Cream, and Death – Flash Fiction From The Worcestershire Literary Festival 2021

From the moment we are born, we begin to die. Mum tells me this, holding my hand, big fat tears falling like wingless angels before the procession. Carrots, Cream, and Detah – Jamie D. Stacey

Launch of Poet Laureate collection

Leena Batchelor invites you to the launch of her Worcestershire Poet Laureate collection of poems, Pearl Blades and Painted Silks: The Language of Fans 1pm Sunday 19 September 2021 – a celebration of poetry written in her Worcestershire Poet Laureate year. Leena and her guests plan an entertaining afternoon. Leena says ‘There will be fizzContinue reading “Launch of Poet Laureate collection”

Two for One – Books Launched Together

Tony Judge’s first children’s book ‘Lost’ and Polly Stretton’s latest collection ‘Growing Places’ were launched in August 2021. Click here for details of Tony’s book Click here for details of Polly’s collection Save money on P&P, get both books together 😊: UK P&P for both books

Reviews for ‘The Objectors’ by Kevin Brooke

More reviews of Kevin Brooke’s new book ‘The Objectors’ can be seen on Facebook and other social media platforms daily. To see the latest we’ve spotted from Creative Writing lecturer Ruth Stacey of University of Worcester’s Creative Writing team, click here …and you will kick yourself if you miss this incredible video trailer, created withContinue reading “Reviews for ‘The Objectors’ by Kevin Brooke”

A New Book from Kevin Brooke

On the left shoulder
of the man’s jacket was
the image of a white
blade, cutting through a
circle of black. The
Shard. The symbol of the
regime and one that
signified this man as a
member of the elite.
‘Hold still now,’ he said.
‘No!’ Ethan shouted as the man stepped forward, but
the more he tried to kick and fight his way free, the tighter
the mechanical grip of the synthetic warrior became.

Hard Times Happen—a Worcestershire LitFest & Fringe anthology

Mental illness affects one in four of us, yet too many people are made to feel isolated and worthless as a result. This anthology seeks to encourage everyone to be more open about their mental state, to talk, to listen, to change lives. The poetry and prose was sent in to Worcestershire LitFest and FringeContinue reading “Hard Times Happen—a Worcestershire LitFest & Fringe anthology”