Malorie Blackman joins Doctor Who TV writing team

Children’s author Malorie Blackman is one of the writers working on the new television series of Doctor Who, the BBC has revealed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emma Adams and Malika Booker join The Writing Squad team

Two writers, playwright Emma Adams and poet Malika Booker, are joining the core team of The Writing Squad, a development programme for writers aged 16-21 in the north of England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Writing North offers TV writing placements

New Writing North, working with Channel 4, Northumbria University and Lime Pictures, is offering aspiring TV writers from the North of England 12-month placements in either soap or children’s drama production companies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cowell, Blackman and Biddulph join Empathy Day line-up

Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, author Malorie Blackman and illustrator Rob Biddulph are among the names spearheading the Empathy Day programme on 9th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 14:12:35 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman: 'Crossfire was inspired by the current political climate'

Malorie Blackman answers our questions about the fifth novel in her Noughts and Crosses series, Crossfire (Penguin), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 10:55:38 UTC ]
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Boxer Crouch's memoir optioned for TV by 'Gentleman Jack' team

Suranne Jones will produce and star in an adaptation of five-time boxing champion Jane Crouch’s memoir The Final Round (Pitch). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 13:45:31 UTC ]
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Cotton and Hodder's Aspinall join HQ fiction team

Cicely Aspinall is leaving Hodder to join HQ as senior commissioning editor for fiction, while HarperFiction’s Finn Cotton has also been appointed to the team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 05:50:11 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown Creative launches TV serial writing course

The Curtis Brown Creative writing school is launching a new course in writing an original TV drama serial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:09:41 UTC ]
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Stiles joins Amazon Publishing’s global rights team

Hatty Stiles has joined Amazon Publishing’s global rights team as senior rights manager.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 04:56:01 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman autobiography goes to #Merky Books

Stormzy’s PRH imprint #Merky Books has snapped up Malorie Blackman’s long-awaited autobiography.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 15:45:56 UTC ]
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Shamah and Campbell join Audible Originals commissioning team

Audible Originals has added Lydia Shamah and Matthew Campbell to its commissioning team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 21:21:35 UTC ]
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Hodder and Serial Box to publish thriller by Hannah's female crime-writing team

Hodder & Stoughton has joined forces with digital platform Serial Box to publish an original psychological thriller by a team of women crime writers helmed and hand-picked by Sophie Hannah. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 06:07:59 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman | 'Teenagers are more aware that they have a voice'

Malorie Blackman returns to the realm of Noughts & Crosses with her fifth book in the series, Crossfire, which was inspired by the tumultuous nature of today’s political landscape. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 03:16:21 UTC ]
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Obioma, Okojie and Evaristo join Africa Writes line-up

Man Booker shortlisted author Chigozie Obioma, author and curator Irenosen Okojie, author Bernadine Evaristo and award-winning poet Raymond Antrobus are among the writers on the line-up for next month's Africa Writes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-19 02:59:25 UTC ]
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Head of ITV comedy drops all-male writing teams

Head of comedy tells festival that there are a ‘significant lack’ of women and an ‘awful lot’ of all-male teamsITV’s head of comedy has said she will no longer commission any show with an all-male writing team, or one that has just a “token woman”.Saskia Schuster took action after an audit of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-18 02:45:31 UTC ]
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ICM Partners join forces with Curtis Brown Creative for writing course

US agency ICM Partners and Curtis Brown Creative are teaming up to launch a six-month online novel-writing course.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackman joins Bertram as buying director

Bertram Group has appointed Tesco's former head of books Garry Blackman as buying director, replacing Steve Potter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stormzy joins cast of Noughts + Crosses TV adaptation

British musician Stormzy is joining the cast of the BBC One adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s YA novel Noughts & Crosses (Penguin Random House Children's). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon joins forces with Big Issue to launch crime writing competition

HarperCollins imprint Avon is partnering with the Big Issue magazine to find a new crime writer in a competition launching in March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alexander joins board for New Writing North

Literary agent Clare Alexander is one of three new trustees to join writers’ development agency New Writing North along with education expert Mike Parker and writer Degna Stone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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