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'

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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

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Curtis Brown Creative launches TV serial writing course

The Curtis Brown Creative writing school is launching a new course in writing an original TV drama serial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Marina Kemp launches creative writing masterclasses

Former Penguin Random House editor Marina Kemp is launching a series of one-on-one creative writing courses modelled on the traditional writer-editor relationship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Random House launches creative writing course

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Creative Access launches bursary as financial obstacles put off publishing hopefuls

Creative Access is launching a career development bursary with McLaren Racing following research showing 70% of people interested in a publishing job have not applied because of financial obstacles.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walker launches third children's sports writing competition

Walker Books is launching its third Young Sportswriter of the Year competition, in partnership with the Guardian and the Football School series of books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Joffe Books launches crime writing prize with Koomson and Yearwood

Independent publisher Joffe Books is partnering with author Dorothy Koomson and literary agent Susan Yearwood to launch a writing prize for unagented crime writers of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stericker launches new creative agency Studio 7:15

Former Orion creative director Lucie Stericker, the designer of the Queenie cover, has launched her own creative agency Studio 7:15 after leaving the publisher after 23 years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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WNDB Launches Black Creatives Fund

Operating under the Black Creatives Fund banner, We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House on a series of programs designed to get more books by Black writers published. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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YUPL launches Creative Access internship

Yale University Press London (YUPL) is launching an internship, to run for six months from early spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scholarships to support emerging writers launched at UEA in Mehta's memory

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has launched two new scholarships for international writers in memory of Sonny Mehta, the editor-in-chief of Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing who died aged 77 in December last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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L J Ross launches Read, Write, Walk North East

Author L J Ross is to launch an arts initiative, offering community grants, promoting literacy and encouraging tourism in The North East.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dangarembga made UEA international chair of creative writing

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Paterson joins Aitken Alexander board

Emma Paterson is joining Aitken Alexander's board of directors in recognition of her “proven taste and excellence as an agent”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Okojie to open Comma's Creative Writing Conference

Irenosen Okojie is to open Comma Press' National Creative Writing Industry Day, which will be held as a week-long online conference this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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TLC launches scholarship helping black British writers in 2020

The Literary Consultancy is partnering with Ellah P Wakatama, editor-at-large at Canongate, to launch the TLC Scholarship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors, shut out of holding in-person events at bookstores, have adapted to the digital book event, and book launches are getting more creative and collaborative as a result. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Witherby, with Edinburgh Napier and Stirling, launches publishing scholarships

Witherby Publishing Group has joined forces with Edinburgh Napier University and the University of Stirling to launch two publishing scholarships.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author A G Smith launches project for marginalised voices writing on lockdown

Author A G Smith has launched Paperchains, a project that aims to publish a book of writing by prisoners, homeless people and members of the armed forces about the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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