Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival apologises for absence of female writers of colour

The organisers of the 2021 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival have apologised for not including any female writers of colour in the programme . Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-02 16:32:23 UTC ]
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Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival holds inaugural library conference

This year’s Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival will host an inaugural library conference, with speakers including Ann Cleeves and Arts Council England c.e.o. Darren Henley. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Physical events to return at Theakston crime writing festival

Organisers of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival have confirmed live events will go ahead later this year, after the government unveiled its roadmap out of lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-25 01:25:47 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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Nikesh Shukla and Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers to appear at first Paisley Book Festival

Author Nikesh Shukla will join broadcaster Kirsty Wark to headline the inaugural Paisley Book Festival in February 2020, with contributions also coming from Emma Jane Unsworth and the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 15:25:12 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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Grisham to headline Theakston Crime Writing Festival

Legal thriller writer John Grisham is to headline the 2018 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate this July. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Female Crime Writers Group Issues Diversity Report

After polling 1,100 of its members, the female crime writers group found that it is a disproportionately white organization. Non-hispanic whites make up 93% of its membership, compared to 62% of the U.S. population. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bloody Scotland to host crime writing festival

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 08:20 Scotland is to hold its first Crime Writing Festival next year, supported by Stirling Council, Creative Scotland and the University of Stirling, and working closely with Stirling's general literary festival, Off the Page.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-19 00:00:00 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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Vintage signs Letters to a Writer of Colour edited by Anappara and Soomro

Vintage has acquired an essay anthology examining the craft of writing through the lens of race and culture, edited by novelists Deepa Anappara and Taymour Soomro. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-07 11:56:04 UTC ]
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Just 0.7% of GCSE English Lit students study writers of colour, PRH research shows

Research commissioned by Penguin Random House has revealed only 0.7% of English Literature GCSE students in England study a book by a writer of colour while only 7% study a book by a woman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-28 22:57:04 UTC ]
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Kirstin Innes on Scotland's exciting female writing

Writer Kirstin Innes talks to The Bookseller about some of the most exciting and experimental Scottish female voices being published today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-15 00:01:08 UTC ]
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Joffe Books launches crime writing prize with Koomson and Yearwood

Independent publisher Joffe Books is partnering with author Dorothy Koomson and literary agent Susan Yearwood to launch a writing prize for unagented crime writers of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Five of 2020's best crime writers on where mystery fiction is today

Times Book Prize finalists Rachel Howzell Hall, Ivy Pochoda, S.A. Crosby, Jennifer Hillier and Christopher Bollen talk about race, place and genre. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Evaristo to mentor emerging writers of colour in Sky Arts project

Bernardine Evaristo is collaborating with the Royal Society of Literature to create a mentoring award scheme for emerging authors of colour as part of a £300,000 Sky Arts project. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 18:33:57 UTC ]
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Stanfords Travel Writers Festival goes digital with Winn and Dalrymple

The Stanfords Travel Writers Festival is going digital this year with a line-up including Raynor Winn, William Dalrymple, James Naughtie and Simon Reeve. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nosy Crow holds open call for picture book submissions from writers of colour

Children's indie Nosy Crow is mounting an open call for submissions from writers of colour to broaden its picture books list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'I've never felt less festive': the art of writing Christmas novels, 365 days a year

Drinking sherry, bingeing Downton Abbey ... how authors keep up the spirit of the season, even when writing during heatwaves and a nightmarish ChristmasChristmas novels are not a new phenomenon. Charles Dickens sold out of his first print run of A Christmas Carol in days in December 1843, while... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Oloixarac and Umoren win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Novelist Pola Oloixarac and historian Imaobong Umoren (pictured) have been named as the 2021 winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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