October 2013 saw the launch of an anthology of new writing from members (past and present) of the Tindal Street Fiction Group. Edited by Julia Bell and Gaynor Arnold the anthology brings together twenty-two stories about Birmingham and the region from both established authors and emerging writers.
The launch took place on October 12th 2013 at the new Birmingham Library, as part of the Birmingham Literature Festival.
A vivid evocation of place, a cast of richly imagined characters and stories that stay with you. This is The Sea in Birmingham and it’s full of pearls. – Catherine O’Flynn
This selection of 22 stories set in or around Birmingham – inventive, muscular, painful, witty, surprising, various – has the feel of the city but the scale of the times. – David Edgar
A collection of fine stories that wander the familiar streets of the West Midlands, revealing intimate lives with passionate prose. These writers brought me back home. – Cathy Galvin