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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Chowdhury scoops Harvill Secker BAME crime competition

Ajay Chowdhury has won Harvill Secker and Bloody Scotland's inaugural competition with Arvon to find a new crime writer from a BAME background for his detective-turned-waiter murder mystery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Avon joins forces with Big Issue to launch crime writing competition

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Walker launches third children's sports writing competition

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True-crime thriller goes to Harvill Secker

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FutureBook launches audio writing competition

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'Atmospheric' Inverness-set crime series to Harvill Secker after auction

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Icelandic crime writing award launches

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Faber launches competition for BAME children’s authors

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Harvill Secker appoints dedicated crime editor

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Harvill Secker acquires Soderberg crime trilogy

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Finnish dystopian crime for Harvill Secker

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