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Hill, Carty-Williams and Malcolm get h100 nods

Usborne fiction editorial director Rebecca Hill, author Candice Carty-Williams and Claire Malcolm, chief executive of New Writing North, have all been nominated for the h100 Awards, run by Covent Garden private members’ club, h Club. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 08:04:32 UTC ]
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Northern Writers’ Awards winners share £55,000 prize pot

Writers including Tara Guha, Adam Bennett-Lea and James Harris are amongst the winners of this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards, administered by New Writing North. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 19:17:21 UTC ]
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New Writing North and Morpugo's Farms for City Children awarded News Corp funding

New Writing North and Michael Morpurgo’s Farms for City Children are among seven charities sharing £100,000 donated by HarperCollins UK parent company News Corp UK, via the annual News Corp Giving programme. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 09:16:53 UTC ]
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Alexander joins board for New Writing North

Literary agent Clare Alexander is one of three new trustees to join writers’ development agency New Writing North along with education expert Mike Parker and writer Degna Stone. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Northern writers celebrated in Read Regional campaign

New Writing North, the literature development agency for the North of England, has released its list of ‘12 new books by northern writers you must read in 2019’, part of the Read Regional campaign that it began in 2008. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Levelling the field

New Writing North’s chief executive addresses the challenges facing under-represented writers and outlines how the group hopes to rewrite that story.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette creates new award for northern children's writers

Hachette Children’s Group and New Writing North are creating a new award for debut children’s writers from the North of England. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers 'struggling' to address regional diversity

London-based publishing houses are “struggling” to work out how to “address the problem of regional diversity”, New Writing North's Claire Malcolm has said.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Writing North wins bid to run £40k David Cohen Prize

The UK’s answer to the Nobel Prize for Literature – the £40,000 David Cohen Prize  - is now being managed by New Writing North. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Writing North and Channel 4 in mentoring scheme

New Writing North, in partnership with Channel 4 and Northumbria University, is to offer three aspiring writers the chance to work with independent production company Lime Pictures on mentoring and developmental schemes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A shared ambition to bring forth more diverse voices

We'd like to build bridges between the writing development sector and the publishing industry, to address diversity and to build new readers for contemporary writing, writes Claire Malcolm of New Writing North. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing can help bridge North-South divide

There is "a lack of awareness within the publishing industry about the rest of the country”, New Writing North c.e.o Claire Malcolm has alleged, whilst making the business case for signing more writers from the north of England. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Writing North offers TV writing placements

New Writing North, working with Channel 4, Northumbria University and Lime Pictures, is offering aspiring TV writers from the North of England 12-month placements in either soap or children’s drama production companies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doyle, Peake and Moore to judge Gordon Burn Prize

Roddy Doyle will judge the Gordon Burn Prize 2015, along with actress Maxine Peake and journalist Suzanne Moore. They will be will be joined on the judging panel by novelist and journalist Doug Johnstone and artist Gavin Turk. The  £5,000 prize, launched in 2012 to celebrate innovation in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber launches writing prize

Faber has set up a new prize in memory of author Gordon Burn, alongside New Writing North and the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber launches Burn memorial prize

Faber has set up a new prize in memory of author Gordon Burn, alongside New Writing North and the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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