Take part in the third Young Sportswriter of the Year competition

The Guardian and Football School are inviting 7- to 12-year-olds in the UK and Ireland to see if they can pen the piece that comes topThe Guardian and the book series Football School are launching our third Young Sportswriter of the Year competition, open to all seven- to 12-year-olds in the UK and Ireland. Last year saw an incredible richness and energy in the students’ entries with the two winners producing outstanding pieces, nine-year-old Rebecca Close winning one age category by writing about Jack Leach’s glasses, while Eleanor Walsh, 11, finished top among the older students with an article focusing on the British triathlete Vicky Holland. Related: Football School extract: how Spain won three tournaments in a row Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-09 09:00:45 UTC ]
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Call for entries: young black writers competition

Guardian Weekend magazine and gal-dem are launching a memoir writing competition for UK-resident black women and black non-binary people aged 16-21 on the theme of ‘conversations’Calling all young black women and black non-binary writers aged 16-21. The Guardian is once again collaborating on a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-22 11:23:42 UTC ]
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Faulks and de Waal judge Young Writer of the Year Award

Sebastian Faulks, Kit de Waal and Tessa Hadley are among the judges for this year's Sunday Times and University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 10:25:47 UTC ]
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Caskie and Mushens part ways after three years

After three years working together as Caskie Mushens, literary agents Robert Caskie and Juliet Mushens have decided to work independently. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 11:32:34 UTC ]
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Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year - meet the shortlist

Raymond AntrobusWho/ What inspired you to start writing? I never started writing poetry with the intention of writing books until publishers approached me. I was happy to write poems and travel and read the poems for audiences. I live poem by poem. The idea of a book of poems doesn’t really... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-12-05 12:09:15 UTC ]
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Raymond Antrobus wins 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Multi-award winning poet Raymond Antrobus has been named winner of the 2019 Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award for his debut The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 08:18:28 UTC ]
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Announcing the Sunday Times PFD Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

From meditations on the d/Deaf experience to short stories blurring the mythic and the gothic with the everyday, from mixing the personal and political to a young woman uncover the truth about her family’s past – four outstanding writers have today been named on the shortlist for The Sunday... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-11-04 12:55:09 UTC ]
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Antrobus, Armfield, Rodrigues Fowler and Sherwood shortlisted for ST Young Writer of the Year

Four debuts have been shortlisted for the Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award after a record number of submissions forced an expanded judging panel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-02 15:32:17 UTC ]
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Sunday Times Young Writer of Year award reveals sponsor change

The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award has announced changes to its sponsorship with the University of Warwick its title partner and Caroline Michel, c.e.o. of literary agency Peters Fraser + Dunlop, becoming its first patron.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Prize Draws 173 Titles for This Year’s Competition

German Book Prize jurors are reviewing the submissions for the 2019 literary award: 173 titles in total, of which 71 won't be published until this fall. The post German Book Prize Draws 173 Titles for This Year’s Competition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Outstanding' Weymouth takes Young Writer of the Year

Travel author Adam Weymouth has scooped the £5,000 Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award for Kings of the Yukon (Particular Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Award Names Adam Weymouth Young Writer of the Year

'A really outstanding new contemporary British voice': The Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Award jurors are adamant in their praise for this year's winner. The post The UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Award Names Adam Weymouth Young Writer of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brand RX part two: The state of brand safety one year later

It's been a year since we've surveyed our audience about the state of brand safety in digital media. Since then, marketers, publishers, social platforms and tech providers have worked overtime to help brands avoid unfortunate adjacencies. Complete the survey and you'll receive a $5 Starbucks... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gowar and Mozley to compete for ST/PFD's Young Writer of the Year Award

Debuts by Imogen Hermes Gowar, Laura Freeman, Fiona Mozley and Adam Weymouth have been shortlisted for the Sunday Times/ Peter Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, in association with the University of Warwick. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kamila Shamsie Joins Susan Hill in Judging the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award

Fresh from her win of this year's Women's Prize for Fiction, Kamila Shamsie is joining Susan Hill and Andrew Holgate in judging the Young Writer of the Year prize. The post Kamila Shamsie Joins Susan Hill in Judging the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish Author Sally Rooney Wins the UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Prize

Fêted for her auspicious debut, ‘Conversations With Friends,’ Dubliner Sally Rooney at 26 is tied with Zadie Smith (2001, ‘White Teeth’) for youngest winner of the Sunday Times/PFD prize for emerging authors from the UK and Ireland. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson A Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rooney wins Young Writer of the Year award

Sally Rooney has become the first Irish winner of the Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award for her "fearless, sensual" debut novel Conversations with Friends (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eighty-six-year-old shortlisted for Manchester Writing Competition

An 86-year-old former Town Hall clerk and an organiser of the Milton Keynes Festival are among those shortlisted in the Manchester Writing Competition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Exceptional' and 'diverse' Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist revealed

Five authors are in the running for The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, after judges made the "rare exception" to increase the prize's usual shortlist from four to five in wake of the "incomparable strength" of this year’s list of submissions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Council partners with Young Writer of the Year Award

The British Council has been announced as the international partner of the Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, in association with the University of Warwick. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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