Leading writers to take up residencies in London libraries

Leading writers Irenosen Okojie, Courttia Newland, Bidisha, and Alex Wheatle MBE are to take up residencies in London libraries as part of a new literary initiative. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The London Library releases second Emerging Writers anthology

The London Library is releasing its second anthology featuring work from its Emerging Writers programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-01 01:29:13 UTC ]
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New Virago bursary for London Library's Emerging Writers Programme

The London Library's Emerging Writers Programme will run for a third year in 2021, including a new Virago Participation Bursary to support Black women and Black non-binary people overcoming financial barriers to accessing it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 12:47:07 UTC ]
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London Library reveals Emerging Writers Programme 2020 participants

The London Library has announced the 40 participants of its early career writing development programme, as the library plans its reopening for 6th July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 01:17:13 UTC ]
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London Library backs Jacaranda project celebrating black British writers

The London Library has joined forces with indie publisher Jacaranda for its #Twentyin2020 project, celebrating black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Library takes on 38 authors for Emerging Writers Programme

The London Library has welcomed 38 authors onto its inaugural Emerging Writers Programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Ian McEwan Leads Writers Against Brexit

Speaking at LBF just hours before the U.K. House of Commons voted on Tuesday night on the newest Brexit proposal, writer Ian McEwan described leaving the EU as “a national tragedy.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The London Library launches Emerging Writers Programme

The London Library has launched the Emerging Writers Programme to support unpublished writers, with literary agency A M Heath one of the scheme's supporters.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Writers Awards celebrates 30 'underrepresented' writers

Spread the Word has chosen 30 writers from underrepresented backgrounds for its second annual London Writers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 16:49:46 UTC ]
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‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents

Now with a 'pitch slam' event in which writers present projects to agents, the November 'Writer's Summit' is co-chaired by The Guardian's Alison Flood. The post ‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London’s Young Writer Award of the Year Names Its Jurors

The updated schedule for the United Kingdom's Young Writer of the Year Award will put its shortlist and winners' announcements into the new year. The post London’s Young Writer Award of the Year Names Its Jurors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Winterson joins Substack as writer in residence

Jeanette Winterson has joined the online platform Substack and been named its new writer in residence for November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Arvon appoints Long as first virtual writer in residence

Creative writing charity Arvon has appointed Rachel Long as its first virtual writer in residence for its online programme, Arvon at Home. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-26 00:33:48 UTC ]
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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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Jeremy O. Harris is donating a collection of plays by Black writers to libraries across the country.

On Late Night with Seth Meyers this week, Slave Play and Daddy playwright Jeremy O. Harris announced he is donating a collection of 15 plays by Black playwrights to 53 libraries and community centers across the United States—and is donating one such collection to Northwestern University in Seth... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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London Library offer e-book loans for first time

The London Library has started offering e-book loans to its members for the first time in a partnership with OverDrive. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 00:23:57 UTC ]
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Sharjah World Book Capital Leads Beirut Library Restoration Aid

As Beirut struggles to move forward, the Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi and Sharjah's World Book Capital program step in to help libraries. The post Sharjah World Book Capital Leads Beirut Library Restoration Aid appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-14 18:40:21 UTC ]
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Terpstra and Richardson to be 'Noirwich' crime festival writers in residence

Noirwich Crime Writing Festival has today confirmed Anita Terpstra and Paddy Richardson will be its Unesco City of Literature virtual writers in residence for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Spread the Word launches London Writers Awards 2021

Submissions are now open for Spread the Word's 2021 London Writers Awards, which this year focus on developing authors of literary fiction, commercial fiction, YA/children’s fiction and narrative non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-18 03:44:16 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead is the youngest writer to win the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

It’s been quite a year for Colson Whitehead! First, he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction (again) and then he received the Orwell Prize for political fiction. And now the Library of Congress is honoring him with their lifetime achievement prize. (Previous recipients include Toni Morrison, Denis... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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