Author: Ali Bacon

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Fast Falls the Eventide: in memoriam Suzie Lockart-Smith

We are saddened to hear y of the death earlier this week of Bristol writer Suzie Lockhart-Smith. Suzie submitted to our spoken word event Story Sunday (The Fall) in October 2019. Here is the piece she read that night, with our sincere condolences to her family and friends. Fast Fall the Eventide, by Suzie Lockhart-Smith…

Events | Flash fiction | Performing | Short stories | Story Sunday

Story Sunday – Listen Again!

We’re delighted to bring you recordings of all our wonderful readers at Story Sunday ‘The Great Escape’ in partnership with Bristol Literature Festival 2020. Introductions by Heather Child Kerry Postle reads ‘Are We There Yet?’ Jonathan Evans reads‘Love Hearts’ Suzanne McConaghy reads ‘Escape’ John Holland reads ‘The Most Beautiful Thing She Has Ever Seen’ Gail…

Events | News | Novels | Story Sunday

Writers Unmuted

We’re back! Yes like most other people we’ve been quiet for a while, but we have been busy too. We’ve  watered our gardens, we’ve baked our bread and zoomed from time to time but we’ve also changed things and done things, so welcome to our new name and web presence. No special reason, just time…

Short stories | Story Sunday | Writing

No more suspension bridges, easy on the balloons! Inspiration for October’s #StorySunday

So with submissions open for Tales of Our City, here’s a blog post from Ali Bacon who has been looking for some visual inspiration. The tag line ‘no more suspension bridges…’ is taken from a project which began a year ago when Bristol photographer Colin Moody and community arts group the People’s Republic of Stokes…