The Argument Man in Winter

The Argument Man in Winter Play Audio: [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://www.katehorsley.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Argument_Man.mp3″] He had to be angry because it was his schtick.  You couldn’t have a happy-go-lucky Argument Man. That was the whole point, the USP. 50 cents for a disagreement A dollar for a spat. You paid up and took what you got.  Whichever side you picked, he picked the other side. He […]

The Bièvres Camera Fair 2012

The 2012 Bièvres Camera Fair was an illuminating experience (as well as a great excuse to spend a week in Paris!). Here’s an extract from my article about the fair from alternative photography site, Film’s Not Dead: The 49th Bièvres International Photo Fair took place this year on Saturday June 2nd and Sunday June 3rd in Place de la Mairie, Bièvres, France. […]

The TRYangle Project Short Story Competition 2011

I recently finished judging the entries for the TRYangle Project Short Story Competition 2011, a project run by Excel for Charity. The TRYangle Project is a Greenwich-based charity, with an aim to increase the safety of families who experience domestic violence and abuse by providing programmes of group work and individual counselling for men and women in London and South-East England, […]

Best British Crime

My short story ‘Jungle Boogie’ was originally published in the Pulp Ink Anthology, which you can buy as an ebook on amazon.  It will now be republished in The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 9, which Amazon describes as follows: The must-have annual anthology for every crime fiction fan – the year’s top new British short stories selected by […]

Manchester Artists’ Book Fair, 2011

I’ve just been to the 6th Manchester Artists’ Book Fair, a free yearly event that celebrates book arts, small press publishing and traditional printmaking methods such as linocut, woodcut, etching, screen printing and letterpress.  The fair included 50 stands showing artists’ books, zines and the works of small publishers from all around the UK. There were workshops and demonstrations for all to enjoy […]