Stripes unveils four new Proud writers

Little Tiger imprint Stripes has chosen stories by four unpublished writers to feature in its upcoming Proud anthology by LGBTQ+ authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stripes unveils four new Proud writers

Little Tiger imprint Stripes has chosen stories by four unpublished writers to feature in its upcoming Proud anthology by LGBTQ+ authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shortlist unveiled for Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

An eight-strong shortlist of writers from both sides of the Atlantic has been revealed for the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McDermid unveils her pick of the top 10 LGBTQI+ writers in UK

Val McDermid has revealed her choice for the 10 most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today, with a list including Fiona Mozley and Kirsty Logan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stripes signs LGBTQ+ thriller by debut writer Darren Charlton

Little Tiger imprint Stripes Publishing has bought an LGBTQ+ YA thriller by debut author Darren Charlton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BAME writers pave way for change in Stripes' YA anthology

Stories from writers Phoebe Roy, Mary Bello, Aisha Bushby and Yasmin Rahman have been selected from over 100 submissions to be published in A Change Is Gonna Come (Stripes, Little Tiger Group). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wattpad Unveils Ad-Generated Revenue Program for Its Writers

The online reading and writing community is launching Wattpad Futures, a program that will run paid advertising in a selection of the stories posted on its website. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Denis Johnson, 'Writer's Writer's Writer,' Dead at 67

The award-winning fiction writer, poet, and playwright, whose best-known and most influential work, the story collection 'Jesus' Son,' turned 25 this year, has died. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Writers Talking Writers: Jennifer Egan on Edith Wharton and Jinwoo Chong on John Okada

Two writers whose work explores the aggregate nature of personal and collective fate discuss authors who were master interrogators of social dualism in their own times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘The crime writer crime writers read’: Garry Disher, author of 60 books and finding fame in his 70s

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Writer Mothers and Their Writer Children

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Northern Writers' Awards gives £47k worth of prizes to 27 writers

Twenty-seven writers have been recognised at this year's annual Northern Writers’ Awards, sharing the £47,000 prize fund to enable their new writing in progress, across forms including prose, poetry and television.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Are You a New York Writer or an LA Writer?

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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

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A 68-year-old aspiring writer accuses the Iowa Writers' Workshop of age discrimination

A 68-year-old man who was rejected by the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education, claiming he was discriminated against because of his age. Dan Thomson, a former lawyer and self-published author, was among the 97% of applicants to the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writer's writer William Zinsser dies

Author and writing coach William Zinsser, who penned the best-selling book On Writing Well, dies in New York, aged 92. Continue reading at BBC News

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Transformative insights: Deloitte unveils digital media trends of 2024

There is continued disruption for media and entertainment (M&E) companies as evidenced by Deloitte's 18th Digital Media Trends Survey, which offers a forward-looking lens on the digital media landscape. Streaming, social and gaming are converging, and companies have an opportunity to... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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