Monday, 27 April 2015

Buy the brand new SSS Anthology 2011-15

The first Stroud Short Stories Anthology 2011-2015 is now available to order - at a cost of £10. Come along to our launch on Friday 8 May from 7.00pm at the Ale House in John Street, Stroud (just up from the SVA) to buy one. Or pre-order to ensure your copy by emailing editor Nimue Brown

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Stroud Short Stories Event Sunday 19 April at SVA

A large and noisily supportive audience crammed into the SVA to hear ten of Gloucestershire's most talented writers read their superb stories. Thank you and congratulations to these brilliant authors.

Read Debbie Young's blog about the evening here

Here are the authors - in performance order -

(Photographs by Tim Byford. Thanks, Tim)

Martin Spice - Le Fromager
Philip Bowne - Cows Can't Jump
Debbie Young
 The Alchemy of Chocolate
Rick Vick - Ways of Seeing
Katherine Mitchell - Daffodils
Anthony Hentschel -
The Giant meets the Christ-child
Rod Griffiths -
The Sweetest Smile
James Sinkinson - The Casablanca

Chloe Turner - The Bronze Garden
Mary Omnes - The Spinsters

Monday, 20 April 2015

Thank you who everyone who turned out last night (Sunday 19 April) for the sell-out SSS event at the SVA. They enjoyed a evening of memorable stories told by extremely gifted short story writers. 

Undoubtedly one of the best SSS events of all. It was an honour for Stroud Short Stories to showcase such talent.

More here - read Debbie Young's wonderful blog.

Friday, 17 April 2015

The Alchemy of Chocolate and Other Tales

The next Stroud Short Stories event is on Sunday 19 April 2015 at the SVA, John Street, Stroud, GL5 2HA. Doors 7.30 for prompt 8.00 start. Tickets have sold out.

These are the stories and authors chosen - in the running order for the evening.

Le Fromager - Martin Spice (Nailsworth)

Cows Can't Jump - Philip Bowne (Cheltenham)

The Alchemy of Chocolate - Debbie Young (Hawkesbury Upton, South Glos.)

Ways of Seeing - Richard Vick (Stroud)

Daffodils - Katherine Mitchell (Brimscombe, Stroud)

The Sweetest Smile - Rod Griffiths (Cheltenham)

The Giant meets the Christ-child - Anthony Hentschel (Nailsworth)

The Casablanca - James Sinkinson (Wotton-under-Edge)

The Bronze Garden - Chloe Turner (Wotton-under-Edge)

The Spinsters - Mary Omnes (Stroud)

Monday, 13 April 2015

SSS organiser John Holland is being interviewed today (Tues 14 April) on Chris Baxter's Show on BBC Radio Gloucestershire after 4pm. It's a double header with A Feast of Stories organiser Philip Douch.

Thursday, 2 April 2015

19 April Stroud Short Stories event is SOLD OUT

All tickets for the 19 April Stroud Short Stories event, The Alchemy of Chocolate and Other Tales, have now sold out. Thank you to everyone who bought tickets.

The SVA's venue is now full. There will be no ticket sales at the door.

It should be a great night.