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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Children's authors say curriculum hurts creative writing

A group of children’s authors, including this year’s Carnegie winner Tanya Landman, is preparing a letter to the education secretary protesting against the way writing is taught in schools. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Howard named Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland

Award-winning author and illustrator Paul Howard, whose recent work includes Joe Wicks' debut picture book The Burpee Bears (HarperCollins Children's Books), has been appointed the new Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-31 03:43:57 UTC ]
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Jennifer Killick | 'I want to write for all children... I need to keep them engaged'

For her first title with Farshore, Jennifer Killick has conjured an exciting, chilling tale of friendship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 05:05:12 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-10 01:41:47 UTC ]
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex writes debut children's book for PRH

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has written a children's book for Penguin Random House called The Bench, about the “special bond between father and son as seen through a mother’s eyes”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-04 02:52:11 UTC ]
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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

Essay To mark the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Lit Fest and the announcement of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, here is an excerpt featuring the children’s and young adult books selection from 100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-30 13:21:42 UTC ]
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Dangarembga made UEA international chair of creative writing

The University of East Anglia has appointed Booker-shortlisted Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga as its new international chair of creative writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 17:24:43 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 04:57:04 UTC ]
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Audrey Hepburn's son and daughter-in-law write children's book about her

Princeton Architectural Press will publish Sean and Karin Hepburn Ferrer's Little Audrey's Daydream, about actress Audrey Hepburn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 02:24:58 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens and Puffin launch children's writing contest

National Book Tokens and Puffin have joined forces to launch a new writing competition for children across the UK and Ireland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 13:20:46 UTC ]
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Two competitions launch for funny writing by children

Children’s author Guy Bass is launching a funny writing competition for children with his publisher Little Tiger called A Write Laugh. Meanwhile, a second comedy writing and performing arts competition for young people has recently been launched in memory of late children's author Louise... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 21:43:35 UTC ]
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Rian Hughes | 'I was very keen to write something where it is essential that the story be told in this interesting graphic fashion'

Rian Highes' first foray into fiction is an extraterrestrial romp, told through narrative graphic design Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 13:15:42 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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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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Jacqueline Woodson Transformed Children’s Literature. Now She’s Writing for Herself.

The award-winning author on her mission to diversify publishing — and why she turned back to adult readers with her new novel, “Red at the Bone.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-19 09:00:02 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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McCaughrain named new Seamus Heaney Children's Writing Fellow

Kelly McCaughrain, author of Flying Tips for Flightless Birds (Walker Books), has been named as the new Seamus Heaney Children's Writing Fellow.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 17:45:29 UTC ]
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Sharlene Teo to deliver National Creative Writing Industry Day keynote

The National Creative Writing Industry Day returns for the fifth year in November, with author Sharlene Teo as the keynote speaker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-01 16:03:30 UTC ]
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'The future is creativity': Children's book author Hervé Tullet nurtures kids' imaginations at ICA LA

Artist and "Press Here" author Hervé Tullet launches an interactive art-making project, Ideal Exhibition, at ICA LA in downtown L.A. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-26 10:00:39 UTC ]
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