Peter Webb shortlisted for the 2009 Earlyworks Competition

Peter Webb, Willesden Green Writer and author of Ice Bears and Kotick, was shortlisted for his new story “White Snow like Santa Marta”, which will be printed in the Earlyworks Press 2009 anthology. More info on Earlyworks and the competition here.

Congratulations, Peter!

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Ring the changes

The latest installment of our free audio podcast features short fiction from Lane Ashfeldt. You can either right-click here to download a copy of the author reading her piece, “The Bells at Christchurch”, or you can subscribe using and get automatic updates with your RSS reader or through iTunes.

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Live readings

Three writers from the Green Press will be appearing at the Poetry Cafe in the next few weeks.

On August 20, the Literature Lounge presents Pictures To Lean Into, an evening of poetry, music and head-to-head fiction featuring Jarred McGinnis and Samuel Taradash. £4 at the door, and the event kicks off at 8:00 PM.

Then on September 22, Lee Webber will be amongst the talents reading at Poetry Unplugged. Doors open at 7:00.

Both events will be at the Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX (map)

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A deep, slow breath

Today we’ve got a poem from Lynsey Rose, the voice behind the entertainment blog Exitainment. It’s a meditation on memory, loss, and carrying on. Continue below the jump to read Prize

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It's been a little while, are you hungry?

We’re back from our summer vacation, and appease your appetites we’ve got Jarred McGinnis reading his short story, Today I Eat The World for this week’s podcast. Jarred’s work has been featured in Gold Dust, Underground Voices, Big Bridges and Liars’ League. You can follow him online at Wicked To Mock The Afflicted.

And whether you prefer an open source feed reader, a slick new portable audio player, or just to listen through your computer speakers, don’t forget to subscribe to our free weekly podcast which is available in fresh RSS or citrus iTunes flavours.

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