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World Literature Today Announces 2020 Student Translation Prize Winners

News and Events The Editors of WLT From left to right, prose winner Jamie Lauer and writer Pía Barros, poetry winner Russell Karrick, poet Lucía Estrada. Jamie Lauer and Russell Karrick recently were named as the recipients of the third annual... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-18 13:29:17 UTC ]
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University of East Anglia launches 50th anniversary creative writing project

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has announced a major strand of its ambitious CW50 anniversary campaign, which celebrates 50 years of creative writing at UEA.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 15:44:04 UTC ]
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Why are we squeezing creative writing out of schools?

Publicist and debut children's author Liz Hyder calls on publishers to be more vocal about the negative impacts of creative writing being sidelined by the current education system. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-08 17:32:31 UTC ]
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In Mona Awad’s ‘Bunny,’ squad goals include Pinkberry, creative writing and murder

“We call them Bunnies because that is what they call each other,” explains Samantha Heather Mackey, the narrator of Mona Awad’s new novel, “Bunny.” “Seriously. Bunny. … Bunny, I love you. I love you, Bunny.” Awad does so many things right in “Bunny,” her follow-up to her 2016 debut novel,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-11 15:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 10, 2019

This week: new books from Clive Cussler and Jennifer Weiner, plus a very creepy novel about a creative writing M.F.A. program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative writing is an essential skill for our children, not a nice-to-have

As the first National Writing Day approaches, the co-founder of the Ministry of Stories explains how creative writing can transform children’s lives. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 06:24:35 UTC ]
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Let's silence the creative writing course snobs

These days, it is normal for authors to go to writing workshops – or teach them. So why does the idea they produce derivative writers persist?What makes a writer? How do you become one? When I was younger, even asking those questions seemed to disqualify me: a writer isn’t something one becomes,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aitken Alexander launches creative writing scholarship with Birkbeck

Literary agency Aitken Alexander Associates is to create a new scholarship in Creative Writing for students at Birkbeck, University of London, in a bid to "find and nurture" literary talent from groups underrepresented in publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH kicks off #MiniFest with £7k raised in charity walk

Employees of Penguin Random House UK have raised over £7,000 for creative writing and mentoring charity Ministry of Stories by completing a seven-mile walking route through London, including through the Royal Parks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative writing and Open Access

Academics Susan Greenberg [pictured] and Emma Venables say developments in Open Access may affect the draft novels produced on creative writing courses.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ACE puts £1.2m into creative writing in schools

Arts Council England (ACE) has launched a £1.2m fund to support creative writing in schools. Meanwhile, ACE's recently appointed chief executive Darren Henley has urged the government to cease cuts to art funding. Between October 2015 and October 2018, ACE will invest in three funding awards... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnard Awards Inaugural Creative Writing Prize

Barnard College named Carmen Ren as the first ever recipient of its Axinn Foundation/Anna Quindlen Award for Creative Writing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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