A winning story from Maggie Harris, plus news and forthcoming books

July 30th, 2014 § 0 comments

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‘Sending for Chantal’, a story by Maggie Harris, is the Caribbean regional winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. It is now available to read here.

Maggie’s second story collection In Margate by Lunchtime is forthcoming from Cultured Llama. Her first collection Canterbury Tales on a Cockcrow Morning is available from Cultured Llama now at £10 plus p&p. Post and packaging is free if you buy two or more of any of our books.

‘The Persistence of Memory’ is a film by Sara Cook featuring the poetry of Selkirk-based poet Julian Colton. It can now be viewed on YouTube. Julian Colton’s poetry collection The Cold Light of Morning is forthcoming from Cultured Llama in 2015.

Books currently keeping us busy at Cultured Llama HQ are the long-awaited Do It Yourself: A History of Music in Medway by Stephen Morris. Follow the book’s progress on the Do It Yourself Facebook page. We are also working on Michael Curtis’s poetry collection, The Fire in me Now, which should be available on the Cultured Llama stall at the Poetry Book Fair on 6 September.

Michael Curtis and Stephen Morris will be reading from their new books at Bookmark’d, Rochester Literature Festival on 28 September, alongside Cultured Llama authors Maria C McCarthy and Philip Kane.

Details of these events on the Events page.

Cultured Llama is an avid user of Twitter, and was delighted to read this tweet by Charles Lambert, author of the fantastic With a Zero at its Heart:

@charles_lambert 
Touched and impressed by hard-won truths and restrained emotional precision of As Long as it Takes. Definitely recommended. 

As Long as it Takes by Maria C McCarthy is £10 plus p&p, and can be purchased here.

Buy two or more of any of our books to get free postage and packing.

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