It's time to welcome the festive season with a heaving stocking stuffed full of Christmas fiction! Our last event of the year features a grinchy tattooist, a doubting fiancee, a sex-pest Rudolph, a girl who just wants to party, and of course Cliff Richard - sorry, that should read Jesus.
MISTLETOE & WINE STORIES for TUESDAY 9TH DECEMBER
White Wash by Xanthi Barker *NEW AUTHOR*, read by Gloria Sanders
Christmas Ink by Liam Hogan, read by John de Holland *NEW ACTOR*
Bird in Hand by Stephanie Brann, read by Katy Darby
Rock Bottom by David McGrath, read by Paul Clarke
Rudolph the Red-Faced Reindeer by Peter Saul, read by Sarah Feathers
EXTRA! EXTRA! THIS JUST IN: The Krampus Crackers have arrived (courtesy of our connection Vicky Pointing and Brisbane-based publisher Tiny Owl Workshop. Thus we can now announce that we will be adding TWO festive flash fictions to the line-up, themed on Germany's anti-Santa, Krampus. To find out more about Vicky's fantastic Krampus Project click here. The stories are:
Letter to Krampus by Alan Graham, read by Carrie Cohen
Sweet Krampusnacht by Samantha Braham, read by Silas Hawkins
Crackers containing said stories will also be distributed on the tables for pulling purposes. Fnarr.
Door tax is £5 as ever, doors open at 7 and kickoff is at 7.30. Don't forget, if you're an author who's had their story read, or an actor who's read for us, at any time in 2014, your wine (and mistletoe) is on us - at least until the tab runs out. What an excellent reason to show up early ...
The venue is downstairs at:
37 Cavendish Square
(The Phoenix is 5 minutes' walk from Oxford Circus tube station, which is on the Victoria, Bakerloo and Central lines)