Ishiguro warns of 'online lynch mob' stifling young writers' creativity

Nobel Prize-winning author Sir Kazuo Ishiguro has revealed concerns that young writers are “self-censoring” to avoid an “anonymous lynch mob that turns up online and makes their lives a misery”.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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How publishing fiction online launched the career of this young writer | Beth Reeks

Indie publishing via online writing communities and ebooks can provide valuable feedback, and even set you on the path to mainstream successNews that a quarter of the top 100 Kindle books on Amazon.com are from indie publishers doesn't surprise me. I started out writing online. Fed up with the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship

The Young Writer Award led by the Sunday Times in the United Kingdom now is sponsored by the Charlotte Aitken Trust. The post The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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A child’s murder, a lynch mob and the early days of the NAACP

Alex Tresniowski explains the impact of Ida B. Wells on the quest for equal justice. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its 2020 Shortlist

The quintet of books named to the UK Young Writer of the Year award shortlist this year includes memoir, novels, and poetry collections. The post The UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its 2020 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Call for entries: young black writers competition

Guardian Weekend magazine and gal-dem are launching a memoir writing competition for UK-resident black women and black non-binary people aged 16-21 on the theme of ‘conversations’Calling all young black women and black non-binary writers aged 16-21. The Guardian is once again collaborating on a... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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Creative Future names 2020 Writers' Award winners

Grief, male sexuality and the plight of pets in Covid-stricken Wuhan are some of the subjects of the 12 winning entries in the Creative Future Writers’ Award, chosen by judges including author Kerry Hudson and poet Anthony Anaxagorou. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bad Form Young Writers’ Prize launches with trade support

Bad Form, the quarterly literary review magazine, is launching a new prize for young black, Asian, Arab and other non-white fiction writers based in the UK, with support from across the publishing industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury

One juror for the 2020 Young Writer of the Year award says she hopes 'we won’t see a rash of virus or pandemic stories.' The post Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Faulks and de Waal judge Young Writer of the Year Award

Sebastian Faulks, Kit de Waal and Tessa Hadley are among the judges for this year's Sunday Times and University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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We Owe More to Our Young Writers: On the Relevance of the Workshop

In post 11/8 America, the citizenry became more aware, more active, more willing to submit themselves to self-examination. Yet while the world of journals both print (Freeman’s), and online (Guernica, Lit Hub, Electric Literature), have increased their commitment to the exploration of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In London, Raymond Antrobus Named 2019 Young Writer Award Winner

For Antrobus' 'commitment not just to recognizing difference but to the difficult act of forgiveness,' the Young Writer Award goes to poetry this year. The post In London, Raymond Antrobus Named 2019 Young Writer Award Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year - meet the shortlist

Raymond AntrobusWho/ What inspired you to start writing? I never started writing poetry with the intention of writing books until publishers approached me. I was happy to write poems and travel and read the poems for audiences. I live poem by poem. The idea of a book of poems doesn’t really... Continue reading at British Council global

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Raymond Antrobus wins 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Multi-award winning poet Raymond Antrobus has been named winner of the 2019 Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award for his debut The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Four Debuts Shortlisted for UK’s Times/Warwick Young Writer Award

Two titles from Hachette imprints, one from Pan Macmillan and one from Penned in the Margins are shortlisted for this year's Young Writer of the Year Award. The post Four Debuts Shortlisted for UK’s Times/Warwick Young Writer Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Announcing the Sunday Times PFD Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

From meditations on the d/Deaf experience to short stories blurring the mythic and the gothic with the everyday, from mixing the personal and political to a young woman uncover the truth about her family’s past – four outstanding writers have today been named on the shortlist for The Sunday... Continue reading at British Council global

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Antrobus, Armfield, Rodrigues Fowler and Sherwood shortlisted for ST Young Writer of the Year

Four debuts have been shortlisted for the Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award after a record number of submissions forced an expanded judging panel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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All-female shortlist for BBC Young Writers’ Award

Emotional connection and reconciliation feature in the all-female shortlist for the 2019 BBC Young Writers’ Award, run in association with literacy charity First Story and Cambridge University. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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