Jericho Prize launched for Black children's writers

Children's book blogger Fabia Turner has launched a competition for Black children's book writers, to be sponsored by inclusive indie publisher Knights Of. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 23:23:40 UTC ]
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Independent publisher Influx Press is launching a new fiction prize for Black British women, in partnership with lifestyle platform Black Ballad. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author J J Bola and agency Pontas launch prize for under-represented writers

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TLC launches scholarship helping black British writers in 2020

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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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Jessica Kingsley Publishers launches writing prize for trans and non-binary writers

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SoA launches £5,000 prize for illustrated children’s books

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Thriller writer Ross launches prize celebrating North East

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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

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Lindsay Literary Agency launches scholarship for under-represented children's writers

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