Avon joins forces with Big Issue to launch crime writing competition

HarperCollins imprint Avon is partnering with the Big Issue magazine to find a new crime writer in a competition launching in March. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker launches BAME crime writing competition

Harvill Secker is launching a competition in partnership with Bloody Scotland to find a debut crime writer from a BAME (black, Asian, minority ethnic) background. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook launches audio writing competition

FutureBook has launched an audio originals writing competition, which will see the winning work published as an audiobook and the successful author hosted at the FutureBook Conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 00:18:49 UTC ]
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ICM Partners join forces with Curtis Brown Creative for writing course

US agency ICM Partners and Curtis Brown Creative are teaming up to launch a six-month online novel-writing course.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forestry Commission launches competition to ‘diversify’ nature writing

The Forestry Commission has launched a competition to “diversify” nature writing, as part of its 2019 centenary celebrations, with two paid writing residencies up for grabs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Kinney launches diary writing competition

Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney has launched a diary writing competition for children with his publisher Puffin and the National Literacy Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Icelandic crime writing award launches

Icelandic authors Yrsa Sigurðardóttir and Ragnar Jonasson are set to sponsor a new crime writing award to encourage more people to write in their first language. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon launches writing competition to reinvent Twas Night Before Christmas

Amazon is launching a nationwide writing competition in search of a modern day version of popular poem "Twas Night Before Christmas".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Madeleine Milburn Agency launches writing competition

The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency is to launch a competition to find unpublished authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Caravéo launches writing competition at Skylark

Amber Caravéo, former editorial director at Orion Children’s Books, is launching a competition for unpublished writers at her new agency, with judges from Puffin, Orion and Macmillan Children’s Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-25 00:00:00 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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BBC Arts launches Culture in Quarantine with Big Books Weekend

BBC Arts has launched Culture in Quarantine, a virtual arts festival “rooted in the experience of national lockdown”, with highlights including "The Big Book Weekend", co-founded by Kit de Waal and Molly Flatt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 12:02:11 UTC ]
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Jessica Kingsley Publishers launches writing prize for trans and non-binary writers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers has launched a non-fiction writing prize for trans and non-binary writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 09:48:12 UTC ]
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Martin Edwards wins 2020 Diamond Dagger award for crime writing

Martin Edwards has won the 2020 Diamond Dagger award for writers of “sustained excellence making significant contributions to crime writing”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 13:21:42 UTC ]
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Konnie Huq joins forces with NLT to support fun run

Children’s author and presenter Konnie Huq will support the National Literacy Trust’s Where’s Wally? fun run in spring 2020 in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 14:42:23 UTC ]
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Capital Crime launches digital festival

Capital Crime has launched a digital festival to showcase crime and thriller writers and offer readers the opportunity to connect with authors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 04:47:29 UTC ]
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Prize launched for university presses tackling global issues

A new prize has been launched to recognise the work university presses do in addressing issues of global importance. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 12:50:08 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:09:41 UTC ]
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PRH joins forces with Sandhurst to publish 'inspirational book of life lessons'

Penguin Random House has joined forces with Royal Military Academy Sandhurst to publish an "inspirational book of life lessons" this Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 12:52:30 UTC ]
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Ruth Ware and Abir Mukherjee join Vintage writers for Crypt-based crime evening

Vintage hosted crime showcase in the atmospheric Crypt of St Martin-in-the-Fields in London featuring authors such as Ruth Ware, Abir Mukherjee and Denise Mina. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 09:27:58 UTC ]
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