Curious Tales: Ghost stories from ‘Poor Souls’ Light’

Ghost Stories with Curious Tales: ‘Poor Souls’ Light’

The Institute of Creative and Critical Writing

Date and time
12 Dec 2014 (6:00pm - 7:30pm)

Birmingham School of Art: Margaret Street

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This event is free, but booking is essential. Please book your place via the Eventbrite link found in 'Booking Information'.

Booking Information

Public Event: members of the public and Birmingham City University staff and students are welcome to attend. Please book your place via the Eventbrite button below. 

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Public Event

The Institute of Creative and Critical Writing invites you to join us for an evening of midwinter ghost stories, in the beautiful Gothic foyer of Birmingham City University's School of Art.

'Poor Souls’ Light: Seven Curious Tales' is a brand new anthology of Christmas ghost stories, published this December and containing new fiction from the outstanding Curious Tales publishing collective: Jenn Ashworth, Richard Hirst, Emma Jane Unsworth, Tom Fletcher and Alison Moore. There will also be contributions from M. John Harrison and Johnny Mains and stunning new artwork from Beth Ward. The anthology is inspired by that master of the uncanny, Robert Aickman.

Curious Tales publish stories of the supernatural, the uncanny, and stories that use landscape in interesting ways. They pride themselves on using their original fiction and artwork to produce limited edition and beautifully designed print-only books and theatrical performance events, as well as digital and online projects.

Location: The Foyer, School of Art.

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Forthcoming events in The Institute of Creative and Critical Writing

The Institute of Creative and Critical Writing is devoted to cultivating the literary arts and the life of ideas with public masterclasses, workshops and talks.

Based within the School of English at Birmingham City University, the activities of the Institute both enrich the University’s creative writing courses, through its series of masterclasses and guest authors, and engage with the wider culture beyond the University, through its calendar of public events.

Forthcoming dates will be announced soon.