De Waal and McMillan to feature in Dead Ink's 'working class anthology'

Kit de Waal and Andrew McMillan are among the names contributing to Dead Ink's crowdfunded anthology on the working class entitled Know Your Place. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Independent publisher Dead Ink Books is to publish a book of essays written by working class authors in a bid to "challenge preconceptions" following the "messy" EU referendum vote. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dead Ink and Bloomsbury showcase Northern literary talent in new anthology

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 18:01:19 UTC ]
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Unbound launches Irish working class writers anthology

Unbound is launching an anthology of working class writers from across Ireland, featuring original pieces by Roddy Doyle and Lisa McInerney alongside lesser known authors and edited by Paul McVeigh. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Working class writers band together for collective, and Unbound anthology

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[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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De Waal and Krauss shortlisted for 2022 Wingate Literary Prize

The Wingate Literary Prize shortlist this year includes Nicole Krauss and Edmund de Waal with a mix of indie and corporate publishers in the running for the £4,000 award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Krauss, de Waal and Puchner make Wingate Prize longlist

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Festival for Working Class Writers calls for book club titles

The Festival for Working-Class Writers' team are on the lookout for books to promote as part of their new book club, which launches in 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Working Class Writers' Festival seeks publisher sponsorship for 2022

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Arts centre offers residency as part of Working Class Writers Festival

Bristol arts hub and charity Knowle West Media Centre is seeking a writer who identifies as working-class to participate in a mini residency as part of the centre's Working Class Writers Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mendez to judge W&A Working-Class Writers Prize

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Chatto signs Edmund de Waal's 'extraordinary' Camondo story

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Dead Ink bags Missouri's dystopian debut

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Douglas Stuart | 'Representation of the working-class is essential for diversity in literature'

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Trade invited to join 2021's Working Class Writers' Festival

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Festival for Working Class Writers to launch in 2021

The Festival for Working Class Writers is being launched in Bristol next year, hoping to shine a spotlight on authors who organiser Natasha Carthew says are underrepresented at other events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faulks and de Waal judge Young Writer of the Year Award

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