Admission Price: £10
Speaker: Cherry Potts
City Writes is an exciting new event created to showcase the best of City’s Short Courses Creative Writing talent. Readers are chosen from a writing competition open to all current and alumni students of City Short Creative Writing Courses. These competition winners share the stage with a professional author from City's alumni and/or teaching body.
After a fantastic first year of events, we are delighted that our professional writer and publisher will be visiting lecturer, Cherry Potts who will be reading from her work, showcasing her Solstice Shorts Festival project, and giving us a sense of what it means to run the popular independent publisher, Arachne Press.Cherry Potts is the author of epic fantasy novel The Dowry Blade and two collections of short stories, Mosaic of Air and Tales Told Before Cockcrow, as well as numerous stories performed live in the UK and Hong Kong, and published in magazines and anthologies.
Cherry owns Arachne Press, and is the editor of many short story anthologies including Award Winning Weird Lies, and a poetry anthology. She runs South London live literature event, The Story Sessions, and writes reviews for Sabotage Reviews. She curates the annual Solstice Shorts literature and music Festival. The competition winners joining Cherry Potts will be Meera Betab, Angelita Bradney, Kate Henderson and Debz Hobbs-Wyatt..
Refreshments: Wine, juice and water will be provided
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6.30pm - 8.30pmThursday 13th December 2018