The Wainwright Prize 2016 – shortlist announced

30 June 2016 // Books

We’d like to extend our hearty congratulations to the six authors named in The Wainwright nature writing prize shortlist this morning. We’re so proud to see some of our nearest and dearest recognised for their literary feats: hats off to Rob Cowen, Amy Liptrot, Robert Macfarlane and Katharine Norbury. The winner will be announced on […]

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This Week’s Newsletter

30 June 2016 // Competition //Music

Following our fallow week, the Caught by the River newsletter will be back and better than ever this Friday. This week’s mailout will include a download of Spoken Word & Nature Disco Vol. 5 – the latest in our series of irregular mixtapes. Jeff’s selection of tracks (including offerings from Kate Carr, Marisa Anderson and […]

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Competition Results

29 June 2016 // Competition

Sylvia Patterson and Jarvis Cocker Here are the results of our latest newsletter competition: We had three copies of Sylvia Patterson’s I’m Not With the Band, out now via Sphere, to give away. We asked: Sylvia has penned sleeve notes to the greatest hits of two major British bands. Can you name both of them? […]

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Five Rivers – Beginnings

29 June 2016 // Five Rivers

Words and pictures: Malcolm Anderson My jacket ruffles in the wind like a crisp packet being opened in a quiet pub and as a shadow skids over the pages of my notebook big fat splodges of rain fall, landing with an audible plop. My words smudge on the page but before I can close the […]

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28 June 2016 // On Water

This piece was originally published on Some Small Corner. Many thanks to Matt for allowing us to repost. Words and pictures: Matt Poacher Belched out of school’s hot throat into Spring’s amber dome. Late afternoon. Levitating with tiredness. I haunt the high street awhile, looking for an answer, a line of force. Aimless, I follow […]

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