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Wonderwall

Wonderwall

Wonderwall (Route 16) was first published in 2005, at a time of an uncontrolled push to global citizenship, this collection of stories looked much closer to home.

‘Some of the best stories I have ever read.’ – BBCi

Naked City

Naked City

Naked City (Route 15) At the start of this century the cities up and down the UK got a makeover, with city appartments, bar and restaurant cultures and new lifestyle possibilities. These stories look at the effect these changes had, written by the people who lived through them.

‘This collection not only embodies the city, but occupies the very soul of the urban landscape.’ – Inc Writers

Light Transports

Light Transports

Light Transports is a set of three short-story books that were compliled as part of an arts project and were originally distributed free at railways stations across Yorkshire in 2006. The books feature a wide range of authors including Chenjerai Hove, Steven Hall, Winifred Holtby, Alecia McKenzie, Jack Mapanje, Storm Jameson, Patricia Duncker, M Y Alam and Tom Spanbauer.

Four Fathers

Four Fathers

A collection of stories about Fathers that uncover a deep seam of hidden feelings and forgotten memories which reveal the scale of their significance.

‘A fascinating double-take on the experience of being fathered and then becoming a father yourself – eight short tales full of wit, pathos and insight.’ – Blake Morrison

In the Forest of Paradoxes (Free ebook)

In the Forest of Paradoxes (Free ebook)

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2008. He borrows the title of his lecture from Swedish writer Stig Dagerman who presented a writers paradox: all he wanted was to write for those who are hungry but discovers that is only those who have plenty to eat who have the leisure to take notice of his existence. This book is a transcript of that speech.

Wisdom of Our Own

Wisdom of Our Own

The best thing to come out of the miners’ strike. Wisdom of Our Own tells the story of how a group of women, empowered by their roles in the Women Against Pit Closures movement, built an award-winning learning centre on their own doorstep.

Stories From A World Of Music

Stories From A World Of Music

A book of stories gathered at Musicport Festival 2011. A kaleidoscope of shifting patterns, the book captures the tales told over three days at one of Europe’s best loved gatherings for World Music.

The Invisible Village

The Invisible Village

‘The Invisible Village allows us brief, but engaging segments of a host of varied lives, and Alam has intelligently intertwined passion, honesty, inhibitions, hopes and reflections that invites strangers into their own big society.’ – The Student Journals

Every Word Knows Something of a Vicious Circle (Free eBook)

Every Word Knows Something of a Vicious Circle (Free eBook)

Herta Müller was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2009. This free eBook is a transcript of her acceptance speech and includes a telephone interview and an introduction by Georgia Brown.

Who’s The Daddy (Free eBook)

Who’s The Daddy (Free eBook)

Three father and daughter short stories set around the time when a daughter begins to lose her innocence. Suddenly she’s not Daddy’s little girl anymore. Features stories from Mark Czanik, Celeste Robichaud and Tim Sanders.

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