Literature Wales launches funding scheme for under-represented writers

Literature Wales has launched a brand new funding scheme for Wales-based writers from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and writers with a disability or illness (mental or physical).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-21 20:58:51 UTC ]
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Author J J Bola and agency Pontas launch prize for under-represented writers

The Pontas Literary & Film Agency and author J J Bola are partnering to create a mentoring prize for unagented, unpublished, under-represented writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Elevate scheme for underrepresented writers lands ACE funding

Cornerstones Literary Consultancy has been awarded Arts Council funding for its Elevate mentoring scheme, following a successful pilot run. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NLT launches attainment gap scheme with Arts Council funding

The National Literacy Trust is to launch an initiative to address the attainment gap and support the wellbeing of children in 14 target areas across the UK, funded by Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Untitled launches second issue of journal for under-represented writers

Under-represented writers’ platform Untitled has launched the second full issue of its global online journal Untitled: Voices, featuring work from 53 emerging writers from around the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Libraries Connected to launch income-generation funding scheme

Libraries Connected is using a £150,000 Arts Council England grant for a training and mentoring programme helping services develop funding strategies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookouture publishing exec launches workshops for under-represented writers

Leodora Darlington, publishing executive at Bookouture, has launched Owned Voices - a creative writing workshop focused specifically on nurturing writing talent from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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

The Lindsay Literary Agency is sponsoring a scholarship place for an "under-represented" writer of children's fiction at the Winchester Writers’ Festival 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Literature Wales to administer Wales Book of the Year in 2018

Literature Wales is to administer the Wales Book of the Year awards in 2018, although the future of the prize is still under review. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael Sheen announces scheme to support 11 new writers

Actor Michael Sheen has called on the media industry to create more opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from lower income and underrepresented backgrounds, as he announced a new scheme to support 11 new writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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International Literature Showcase: emerging UK writers

What is the International Literature Showcase?The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and British Council. It aims to showcase amazing writers based in the UK to programmers, publishers and teachers of literature in English around the world.... Continue reading at British Council global

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Publishers unite to launch Cyhoeddi Cymru/Publishing Wales

Several publishers in Wales have joined forces to form a new umbrella organisation to represent the sector, called Cyhoeddi Cymru/Publishing Wales (CCPW). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mellon, Flamboyan Foundations Launch Fellowship for Puerto Rican Writers

The Letras Boricuas Fellowship will support emerging and established Puerto Rican writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children’s literature. Each of the 30 fellowships will come with an unrestricted $25,000 grant. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PRH expands traineeship scheme for talent from under-represented groups

Penguin Random House has opened applications for The Scheme 2021, its traineeship to find talent from under-represented groups in publishing, and extended it into sales and publicity alongside editorial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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WNDB Launches Black Creatives Fund

Operating under the Black Creatives Fund banner, We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House on a series of programs designed to get more books by Black writers published. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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YA author James launches The Climate Fiction Writers League

Author Lauren James has established The Climate Fiction Writers League, a group of over 50 international published authors writing about climate change.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scholarships to support emerging writers launched at UEA in Mehta's memory

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has launched two new scholarships for international writers in memory of Sonny Mehta, the editor-in-chief of Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing who died aged 77 in December last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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CBC launches Breakthrough Writers' Programme

The Curtis Brown Creative Writing school is launching a Breakthrough Writers’ Programme, which features fully funded courses, mentoring and scholarships for underrepresented writers.  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

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