‘Pressed Flowers’

A wonderful, touching launch evening with all the poets who wrote for Pressed Flowers. This anthology of poems is a gorgeously uplifting collection of poetry from poets in Worcestershire and beyond. Pressed Flowers, collated by Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2019 Charley Barnes in cahoots with Polly Stretton of Black Pear Press is full of joy andContinue reading “‘Pressed Flowers’”

Debut—in the dark times—oakley

oakley’s first poetry collection was launched Sunday 4 March. oakley is a poet, playwright, writer and performer from the West Midlands and the former Worcestershire Young Poet Laureate (2017) in the dark times is available directly from Black Pear Press at £6 per copy plus P&P. For UK customers: For non-UK customers: Should you wish toContinue reading “Debut—in the dark times—oakley”

‘Tales From The Forest’–a great read

A successful playwright, Mark Billen has turned his hand to short stories. He says ‘You won’t find The Forest, Whytteford, Humbury, Salchester, or any of the villages, on a map.’ His wonderful locations in which ‘Tales from the Forest’ is set include Whytteford, with a church in ‘a rather isolated spot in a hidden valley,’Continue reading “‘Tales From The Forest’–a great read”

Today’s the Day!

The launch of our first short story anthology – great grub – good drink – super writers reading extracts from their published work. What’s not to like? Hope you’re planning to be at Drummonds in Worcester for 7.30pm 🙂

Black Pear Press is coming …

Make a date? Black Pear Press will launch their first anthology on Wednesday 4 December at Drummonds in Worcester.  Watch this space and our Facebook Page for more details as things become organised – we’ll publish our brand new email addresses and keep you up to date online.