Noon: Stories and Poems from Solstice Shorts Festival 2018 by Cherry PottsNoon: Stories and Poems from Solstice Shorts Festival 2018 by Cherry Potts

Noon: Stories and Poems from Solstice Shorts Festival 2018

EditorCherry Potts

Paperback | March 21, 2019

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Everyone thinks of noon as being a split second as the clock’s hands draw together, the bell tolls twelve times – but there is so much more to it than that – Solar noon happens as much as half an hour either side of what the clock tells you, deadlines are met, or passed, shadows vanish, vampires hide – or do they? Stories and Poems from 2018’s Solstice Shorts festival, read live in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Ynys Mon, Carlisle, London and Cork on the stroke of… or nearly, Noon.

Featuring stories from: Barbara Renel, Clare Shaw, Diana Powell, Elaine Hughes, Karen Ankers, Karen Boissonneault-Gauthier, Liam Hogan, Lily Peters, Marka Rifat, Patience Mackarness, Roppotucha Greenberg, & Su Yin Yap.

And poems from:  Alison Gerhard, Alison Lock, Anne Elizabeth Bevan, Catriona Yule, Elinor Brooks, Gareth Culshaw, Graham Burchell, Ian Grosz, Jane Aldous, Laila Sumpton, Mandy MacDonald, Marika Josef, Michelle Penn, Natalie Gasper, Ness Owen, Nicholas McGaughey, Patricia McCaw, Paul Foy, Sara Elgerot, Stuart MacKenzie & Susan Cartwright-Smith.

Title:Noon: Stories and Poems from Solstice Shorts Festival 2018Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:82 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.17 inShipping dimensions:7.81 × 5.06 × 0.17 inPublished:March 21, 2019Publisher:Arachne PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1909208698

ISBN - 13:9781909208698


Table of Contents

Farewell my Father    Anne Elizabeth Bevan
I am not Beautiful at Noon    Elinor Brooks
Noon Talk    Graham Burchell
Fire at Midday    Susan Cartwright-Smith
By the Obelisk Sundial, Drummond Castle    Jane Aldous
Winter Solstice    Gareth Culshaw
Unleashed    Paul Foy
Sun Beats over New Orleans    Natalie Gasper
On the First Calculation of the Circumference of the Earth    Alison Gerhard
An Autumn Noon    Ian Grosz
Noon Son    Alison Lock
Arthur Streeton Advises his Students    Mandy Macdonald
Angelus at Noon    Patricia McCaw
Twelve o’Clock from the House    Nicholas McGaughey
After Hours     Stuart McKenzie
Moon Jellyfish    Ness Owen
precarious    Michelle Penn
Winter Ritual    Sara Elgerot
Pocket Watch    Catriona Yule
Mad Dogs and English Men    Laila Sumpton
Still No Name    Marika Josef

A Vampire at Noon    Patience Mackarness
Woman and Child    Barbara Renel
#Noon    Su Yin Yap
Jackdaw    Elaine Hughes
Toast Crumbs    Karen Boissonneault-Gauthier
High Noon    Marka Rifat
Veranda    Clare Shaw
Mother Hand    Karen Ankers
On Kings and Falling    Roppotucha Greenberg
Under the L    Liam Hogan
Noon Child Unknown    Diana Powell
Up on the Roof     Lily Peters