Math and friends performed at the dramatic and entertaining launch of his debut poetry collection Sabrina Bridge in March 2018. Sabrina Bridge is available directly from Black Pear Press at £6 per copy plus P&P. For UK customers: Many of Math’s magical, moving and evocative poems were written in and about Worcester, and, he saysContinue reading “Launch of Debut Collection–Math Jones”
Great to see the Black Pear Press short story competition is shown in the July 2016 edition of Writing Magazine.
Lovers of good food and a good read will be coming back for more after devouring Frances Bennett’s first thriller Seeds of Destruction. The novel features celebrity chef, Hester, whose orderly life is thrown into chaos by her stepson, Simon. Hester views Simon with maternal affection, unaware that he harbours a dangerous obsession. The seedsContinue reading “Celebrity Chef in First Novel”
Tim Cranmore, Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2013, launches his first poetry collection
Short Story Competition 2014 – CLOSED The first Black Pear Press (BPP) Short Story Competition is now open Closing Date Friday 26 September 2014 Send us your short story maximum 1500 words Entry fee: £5 per story For rules see below Judges: Authors Rod Griffiths, Tony Judge and novelist and award winning short story writerContinue reading “The First Ever Black Pear Press Short Story Competition!”
The seeds of destruction have their roots in Simon’s bitter and lonely childhood. On the death of his grandfather he becomes wealthy enough to abandon his teaching job and, with ruthless determination, plans to remove anyone who stands between him and the attainment of his dream. Gradually losing all touch with reality, his behaviour becomesContinue reading “Seeds of Destruction”
The newest title from Black Pear Press, Jimmy Cricket, will be published soon, so watch out for the launch date. Jimmy Cricket by Kevin Brooke is about that exciting and yet terrifying time in life, the early-to-mid-teens. Seen through the eyes of the main character, Jimmy Latham, this story shows how teenagers can, with theContinue reading “Coming Soon! Jimmy Cricket”
Portraits of Prose Andrew Owens Portraits of Prose is a collection of compelling short stories, each with the power to draw you in and leave a lasting impression. Each tale is concise, unique and well sustained and there is sincerity and feeling in every word. Whether it be the emotionally driven ‘30 Seconds’, the intenseContinue reading “Portraits of Prose”