Eight exciting stories
from eight North East writers
This book evolved through a series of writing workshops led at Newcastle Central Library by IRON Press editor Peter Mortimer and later Red Squirrel editor Sheila Wakefield.
A mysterious hotel guest books in for an unknown future funeral, a bizarre erotic encounter takes place in a public toilet, a character's life seems determined by the colour purple, two young lads set out on a mission of destructive arson, a woman's journey unlocks a buried childhood secret, a prankish student trip brings terrible consequences, a living house breathes and thinks, a daughter struggles to break free of maternal ties - these are the plotlines of eight new stories from North East writers.
Short not Sweet is published by IRON Press and Red Squirrel Press in association with Tyne Bridge Publishing, and was launched with a special Newcastle Library reading at the Books on Tyne Literary Festival on November 23rd 2014.
Published in November 2014
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