‘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.
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‘Pressed Flowers’ eBook
And today we celebrate the publication of the eBook ‘Pressed Flowers’ poetry anthology pamphlet – happy days! To get your copy click here.
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’”
Girl’s Got Rhythm
Girl’s Got Rhythm takes us on an urban journey with Morning Town Ride. Feel the emotional directness of Illumined. He Sits and Waits highlights the sadness of dementia. See the homeless in Spilt Milk. The Silence of Emptiness expresses lovelorn loss. Chill to the vampirical He Drinks Blood. Lamb and Hollyhock Noir revel in thingsContinue reading “Girl’s Got Rhythm”
We’re at The Ikon!
GREAT NEWS! Chatterton is out as an eBook! To read on Kindle and other platforms click here. A limited first edition of 50 copies of this pamphlet signed by the author. PAPERBACK VERSION–SOLD OUT! Black Pear Press published ‘Chatterton’, a series of poems about the 17 year old starving poet in a garret, Thomas Chatterton.Continue reading “Chatterton”
Look out Kidderminster! Black Pear Press at BHG!
If you missed our Launch event in December, here’s a second chance. Black Pear Press will launch their Short Stories Anthology 16:30 Sunday 16 March in Kidderminster DY10 1EW at The BHG (Boar’s Head Gallery), the venue used for Mouth & Music. The stories in the anthology reflect the diverse talents of people living andContinue reading “Look out Kidderminster! Black Pear Press at BHG!”
Flashes of Fiction
As Mike Alma says, ‘You are getting 73 … yes, 73 different stories in one book.” All this for just £5.00 plus P&P. Following our fabulous launch event, UK customers can get the anthology ‘Flashes of Fiction’ via PayPal An eBook is available: eBook version