Announcing the publication of WALKING (2022) (see feature image) ISBN 978-1-912960-95-8, the illustrated anthology of poetry and prose that includes the shortlisted pieces in the “Walking Home” writing competition.
From over 90 submissions these 12 poems and stories have been shortlisted by our volunteer judges. Congratulations to each of the writers. You can read their pieces printed in the anthology, illustrated by Alban Low and edited by Chris Bestwick by buying it for €4.99 +p&p from our shop.
We are also creating an audio podcast of the shortlisted pieces and hope in time to create geo-located sound walk anthologies close to where shortlisted authors live or the places they wrote about during Sound Walk September
The shortlisted authors will be invited to read their pieces at a special showcase event on Sound Walk Story Sunday, 25th September – you can book your place here (details available in due course).
Our shortlisted authors and their pieces are:
An Afternoon Walk in the Jura by David Thompson
i did by Mark Goodwin
Of Blood and Water by Tony Horitz
Returning by Marcelle Newbold
Transfer by Megan Hicks
Walking Home by Ines R Amado
A deep intake of breath by Jan Howcroft
New Year’s Day by Kim V Goldsmith
The Chalk Walk OS Explorer 143 by Cheryl Markosky
The Scholars’ Path by Helen Harradine
Unpicking the Thread by Sue Dawes
Walk of Life by Cheryl Markosky
Thank you to everyone who took part