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The Wild Hunt

The Wild Hunt by Zoe Gilbert. All Hallows Eve, 1589. Hoping to impress a girl in the village, a young man stays out in the forest at night, hoping to glimpse the ghostly Wild Hunt.

The Wild Hunt.

All Hallows Eve, 1589. Hoping to impress a girl in the village, a young man stays out in the forest at night, hoping to glimpse the ghostly Wild Hunt.

Zoe Gilbert is the award-winning author of Folk, published in 2018. Her stories have won prizes including the Costa Short Story Award, and have appeared in many journals and anthologies, including Thought X, Spindles and Conradology. She has travelled to China and South Korea on writing projects for the British Council, and is completing a PhD exploring folk tales and new short fiction.

Writer: Zoe Gilbert
Reader: Peter Firth
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4

14 minutes

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