Women's Prize Trust launches writers' development programme

The Women's Prize Trust is launching Discoveries, a writers’ development programme offering aspiring female writers of all ages and backgrounds "encouragement and support" at the beginning of their creative journeys. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 07:15:38 UTC ]
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Spread the Word launches writer development programme

Development agency Spread the Word is launching a new annual development programme for London-based writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust launches young writers programme

Reading charity Scottish Book Trust today launched What’s Your Story?, a new programme to increase opportunities for young writers in Scotland. Funded by Time to Shine, Creative Scotland’s arts strategy for young people, the programme will connect young writers using writer groups, workshops,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women's Prize launches crowdfunder for inspiration journal

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is launching a crowdfunding campaign with publisher Unbound, in honour of its 25th anniversary, to create The Women’s Prize for Fiction Journal: Celebrating 25 years of #ReadingWomen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 05:08:34 UTC ]
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Bad Form Young Writers’ Prize launches with trade support

Bad Form, the quarterly literary review magazine, is launching a new prize for young black, Asian, Arab and other non-white fiction writers based in the UK, with support from across the publishing industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 17:30:53 UTC ]
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Jessica Kingsley Publishers launches writing prize for trans and non-binary writers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers has launched a non-fiction writing prize for trans and non-binary writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 09:48:12 UTC ]
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Bettany wins HQ and Gransnet prize for women writers over 40

Jane Bettany has won HQ and Gransnet's writing prize for unpublished women writers aged over 40.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 01:51:32 UTC ]
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Women’s Prize launches new podcast series

A new six-part podcast series for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, produced by prize sponsor Fremantle, has launched. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The London Library launches Emerging Writers Programme

The London Library has launched the Emerging Writers Programme to support unpublished writers, with literary agency A M Heath one of the scheme's supporters.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thriller writer Ross launches prize celebrating North East

Bestselling thriller author LJ Ross has established a crime writing award worth £2,500 to celebrate the North East. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author launches new writing prize for 'thinking women'

Author Kate Jegede has set up a new writing prize that aims to increase the visibility of women writers in the UK writing non-fiction works with a philosophical or critical thinking theme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Awards for women, writers of colour, small presses – why are there so many books prizes?

There are so many literary prizes these days that they could be regarded as an industry in their own right – but they’re needed to change the status quoHow many literary prizes are there in the UK today? To Wikipedia’s tally of around 70, I can immediately add half a dozen more – and still they... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New prize launches to honour thrillers without violence against women

A screenwriter has launched an award for a novel in the thriller genre in which no woman is beaten, stalked, sexually exploited, raped or murdered. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio Prize Foundation launches mentorships programme with First Story

The Folio Prize Foundation, in tandem with its sponsor Rathbone Investment Management, is to launch a mentorships programme for students at literacy charity First Story, with the Folio academicians acting as writing mentors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UEL launches writers prize for young adults

The University of East London is launching a new literary fiction prize for young adults, the CityLife Prize for Fiction for Young Writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fitzcarraldo launches prize for unpublished writers

Fitzcarraldo Editions has launched The Fitzcarraldo Editions Essay Prize, a new annual essay award for unpublished writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baileys Women's Prize launches Best of the Best celebration

The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction is to mark 20 years with two weeks of programming with BBC Radio 4’s “Woman’s Hour” and a partnership with Waterstones. The Best of the Best celebration will also include an event on 2nd November at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, with award-winning... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emerging writers prize launched by Hachette and Guardian Australia

$10,000 award in memory of publisher Matthew Richell announced at Emerging Writers’ festival in Melbourne, which will also be a partner on the prizeA new Australian literary award has been established in memory of Matthew Richell, the Sydney publisher who died in a surfing accident in 2014 at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Re-launch for Wellcome Trust Book Prize

Submissions are now being accepted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize, which is to be re-launched... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Australia launches Stella Prize for women's writing

Australia's first major literary prize for women's writing, the Stella Prize, said to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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