salt in birmingham
Thursday 30 October 2014, 6.30pm, Bookbox, Lower Book Browse, Library of Birmingham: free but ticketed, tickets available from The Box on 0121 245 4455 or on the door.
Readings from Salt’s Best British Short Stories 2014, which is dedicated to Birmingham writer Joel Lane who died last November. Readings by Louise Palfreyman, Mick Scully, M John Harrison and all-round literary powerhouse Nicholas Royle. Joel, the sweetest man who ever lived, nevertheless wrote some of the most wrenched stories you’ll ever read. Get hold of The Earth Wire, it’s a manual for the strange.
If you live in the Midlands, come & join us.