Kevin In The News

We’re thrilled to see that author Kevin Brooke is recognised as an inspiration to others. He does wonderful work with young writers and has encouraged many to express their creativity and enter competitions such as the Rotary Young Writer competition. The Rotary Club of Pershore were delighted with the entries following Kevin’s workshops. The same […]

Pam Keevil—’Virgin At Fifty’

Pam Keevil launched her first full-length novel Virgin At Fifty in January 2018. Pam has written since childhood. After a career in primary education and in leadership training, she completed an MA in Creative and Critical Writing at the University of Gloucestershire in 2016. Pam had assumed she would write for children. But found that […]

Rod Griffiths’—’Triple Trouble’

Rod Griffiths’ third novel, and first for young adults, Triple Trouble launched in January 2018. Rod Griffiths is a retired professor who writes short stories from an elegant shed in Cheltenham. Reading minds is impossible, but it saved Rachel’s life. Separated at birth from her triplet brothers, thirteen-year-old Rachel lives on a farm with Megan, […]

Of Machines And Men—Young Writers

The LitFest Young Writer anthology, sponsored by Titania, was launched 19 November 2017 at the Titania offices in Barbourne, Worcester. This book of short stories by young writers aged between 7-17 would be a fab Christmas gift, though acceptable at any time of year! To get your copy of this intriguing anthology, based on the […]

2017 Flash Fiction Anthology–’Wired’

The 2017 LitFest Flash Fiction Anthology–’Wired’ is now available direct from Black Pear Press. Click here to order your copy: £5 + P&P Note: there is a typo in the first edition of the anthology, Paul Howard’s flash “Delayed Train” on page 25 of Wired was incorrectly attributed to Paul Harris. A genuine error for […]

Mogs’s First Collection Now Available

Following Mogs’s fabulous launch events, we’re pleased to offer copies of Poems Your Parents Won’t Like direct from Black Pear Press. A smashing read with wonderful illustrations for children of all ages. Click here. If you’d like to find out more about Johnny ‘Mogs’ Morris, here’s a link to his website: johnnymogs.co.uk

When The Gorse Is In Bloom

Author and Playwright Mark Billen publishes his second collection of stories. Mark says ‘You won’t find The Forest, Whytteford, Humbury, Salchester, or any of the villages, on a map.’ His wonderful locations in which When The Gorse Is In Bloom is set. As a successful playwright, Mark continues to have his plays for children such […]