‘The Alchemy of 42’ by Polly Stretton is dark, speculative, and sometimes bizarre—these are her lenses and through them we view scenes that comfort and distress, thrill and mesmerise.
And today we celebrate the publication of the eBook ‘Pressed Flowers’ poetry anthology pamphlet – happy days! To get your copy click here.
To celebrate the forthcoming eBook version of ‘Pressed Flowers’ click here to see contributor Sarah Leavesley aka Sarah James YouTube video of ‘Speaking with Flowers’ featured in the pamphlet.
A wonderful, touching launch evening with all the poets who wrote for Pressed Flowers. This anthology of poems is an uplifting collection of poetry from poets in Worcestershire and beyond. Pressed Flowers, collated by Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2019 Charley Barnes and Polly Stretton of Black Pear Press is full of joy and beauty. Get yourContinue reading “‘Pressed Flowers’”
Black Pear Press is delighted to award the first Black Pear Press Prize For Fiction to University of Worcester graduate Michael Wheatley.
Exciting news! Kieran Davis will launch his second poetry collection ‘Legacy,’ 21 July 2018 at Drummonds Bar, The Swan With Two Nicks, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP. Doors open at 15:45 for a 16:00 start. Come along and get copy––you may even get it signed!
Join us, Thursday 15 March for a 7.30pm start, Drummonds Bar, The Swan With Two Nicks, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP – free entry and books will be available. Math will read accompanied by other voices poetic and musical. Many of Math’s magical, moving and evocative poems were written in and about Worcester, and,Continue reading “Sabrina Bridge is launched!”
This fabulous first collection from poet Kieran Davis was launched Sunday 14 August at Drummonds Bar, The Swan With Two Nicks, 28 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP There were book signings and poetry readings from Kieran, ably aided by Alan Durham, Mike Alma and Polly Stretton. Worcestershire Poet Laureate Suz Winspear also performed some ofContinue reading “Launch Of Lacuna”