Pam Keevil’s new novel Wild Girls is here! And while we’re at it, check out the new cover for Pam’s debut novel Virgin at Fifty. The launch of Wild Girls took place in October 2022, a hybrid event at a smart venue with an appreciative audience online. An unconventional American, Mona, flees an abusive relationshipContinue reading “A New Novel from Pam Keevil”
Don’t miss this dual launch!
Congratulations to the winning poet, Tony Maher with his poem Azadî—translated as ‘freedom’ or ‘liberty’—which is the first poem featured in the anthology.
Poet and Black Pear Press editor Polly Stretton, was thrilled to hear that Math Jones featured her series of poems about Thomas Chatterton during his lockdown Facebook readings. Here is a link to the reading. Math delivered all the poems within 10 minutes, and with panache. Thank you, Math. Available as an eBook here.
Winner of the University of Worcester Black Pear Press Prize for Fiction 2021 Christiana Curtiss’s first book It’s Who You Know will be launched at The Hive in Worcester Tuesday 3 May 2022, starting at 18:00. This will be a ‘hybrid’ or ‘blended’ event being both live at The Hive and online. Here is theContinue reading “Launch of the Award Winning ‘It’s Who You Know’ by C. Curtiss”
Malvern is healing/
veined and arterial, blue-blooded fault lines/
deep in the jointure/
trickling down through the layers of time.
(extract from ‘Malvern Water’)
An Extract from a Review by Elizabeth Chell ‘I have just finished reading Michael W. Thomas’s Collection of novellas and stories Sing Ho! High Cortez. It is a book I will want to read over and over. The central theme for this collection of stories is family life and friendships. The first novella, Esp: TheContinue reading “Review by Elizabeth Chell”
Beth O’Brien’s second poetry collection with Black Pear Press I Chase Lightning launched online in February 2022. Available now (UK only): £6.00 +P&P We are unable to despatch to destinations outside the UK. Beth O’Brien’s writing never fails to transport me to another world, and I Chase Lightning is no different. Imbued with beautifully vivid descriptions, eachContinue reading “Beth O’Brien–I Chase Lightning”