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We Owe More to Our Young Writers: On the Relevance of the Workshop

In post 11/8 America, the citizenry became more aware, more active, more willing to submit themselves to self-examination. Yet while the world of journals both print (Freeman’s), and online (Guernica, Lit Hub, Electric Literature), have increased their commitment to the exploration of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 08:49:50 UTC ]
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Poets dominate the shortlist for the £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize.

Here is the shortlist for this year’s Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize. In its fifteenth year, the Dylan Thomas Prize is one of the UK’s most prestigious literary awards, as well as the largest literary prize for young writers (that means age 39 and under). Congratulations to the finalists!... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 13:39:50 UTC ]
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The Strange Story of a Secret Literary Fellowship

Daniel A. Gross writes about what happened after he was offered ten thousand dollars as part of a new—and secretive—award for young writers. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-06-16 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Other People Can Help You Beat Imposter Syndrome (And Never Know It)

You don’t have to completely trust that you’re up to snuff. You just need to trust people who believe that you are. A couple years ago, my mentor and friend Stephen Key asked if I’d be interested in writing for Entrepreneur, the online magazine he’d been contributing to for years. “They’re... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sunday Times Prize Jury Names Five Young Writers to Shortlist

Two Faber & Faber releases are among the expanded shortlist announced this weekend (October 29) for the Irish and UK author 35 or younger. The post The Sunday Times Prize Jury Names Five Young Writers to Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Australian Fiona McFarlane’s ‘The High Places’ Wins Wales’ Dylan Thomas Prize

Capturing one of the richest purses for young writers, Australian Fiona McFarlane wins the Dylan Thomas for work called 'stunning' and 'unforgettable.' The post Australian Fiona McFarlane’s ‘The High Places’ Wins Wales’ Dylan Thomas Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Now is the time we have to platform young voices'

As Nikesh Shukla crowdfunds for a new essay collection, he talks about why young writers need to be given a platform.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UEL launches writers prize for young adults

The University of East London is launching a new literary fiction prize for young adults, the CityLife Prize for Fiction for Young Writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six young writers longlisted for New Voices Award

PEN International has released the longlist for its 2016 New Voices Award for young writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Waters, Ross Raisin, Adam Foulds, Andrew Cowan, Helen Simpson share writing tips, favourite books by young writers

Past winners of the The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser & Dunlop Young Writers of the Year Award share their writing tips and their favourite books written by writers aged 35 and under. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust launches young writers programme

Reading charity Scottish Book Trust today launched What’s Your Story?, a new programme to increase opportunities for young writers in Scotland. Funded by Time to Shine, Creative Scotland’s arts strategy for young people, the programme will connect young writers using writer groups, workshops,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Does the age of an author matter when writing YA fiction?

The Book Doctor goes right back to beginnings of YA and teen fiction in the 1950s and 1960s to investigate whether author age has anything to do with reader experienceI saw several really young writers at the Young Adult Literature Convention (Yalc) who seem to know just what their readers are... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust gets £95k for young writers

The Scottish Book Trust has been awarded £95,000 for a new national programme for young writers, from Time To Shine, Scotland’s National Youth Arts Strategy. The Young Writers programme will include a conference, development of writers groups across Scotland, and an online platform to showcase... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Teen novelists: the perils and positives of publishing early

Helena Coggan is only 15, and yet her debut novel has all the assurance of a writer in mid-stride. If young writers can overcome the stare of the blank page – and take care with characterisation – they can stand as an inspiration to allHelena Coggan’s debut, The Catalyst, is an accomplished... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Figment fires up teens' literary aspirations

An online community for young writers, Figment aims to let users steer the conversations while connecting them to the larger world of literature.NEW YORK — It started with a story for a magazine. In 2008, during a trip to Japan, New Yorker staff writer Dana Goodyear decided to write about... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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