More launch photos

A couple of new photos have arrived from the anthology launch event. These feature the panel in one, and co-editor/short story contributor, Gaynor Arnold, and her celebratory bouquet in the other.

Launch Oct 018Launch Oct 003


Free anthology launch event draws near

SatelliteThe launch of the new Tindal Street Fiction Group anthology – The Sea in Birmingham – draws near. The event is being held at the new Library of Birmingham and hosted by Birmingham Literature Festival and supported by Writing West Midlands. 160 people have already booked for the event but there are some spaces left and the Tindal Street Fiction Group writers would love to see you there.

There will be an opening speech from eminent playwright David Edgar, followed by an introduction from the editors, Gaynor Arnold and Julia Bell, as well as readings from some of the authors and a Q&A.

You can book FREE tickets online here.

Venue: The Studio Theatre at the new Library of Birmingham
Date: October 12th 2013
Time: 6-7pm

Mick Scully’s short story success

Congratulations to Mick Scully whose story ‘The Sea in Birmingham’, has been chosen for the 2014 edition of Salt Publishing‘s Best British Short Stories series. Mick’s piece is also the title story of TSFG’s 30 year celebration anthology.

Salt’s annual series (edited by Nicholas Royle) reprints the cream of short fiction by British writers. Alan Beard’s story, ‘Staff Development’, was included in 2011, and Joel Lane’s story, ‘Those Who Remember’, featured in the 2012 edition.