Writers' co-working space Clean Prose to close

Clean Prose, the London-based writers' co-working space, has announced it is to close as a result of "social distancing and the economic downturn" caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-11 07:15:50 UTC ]
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New York academic to open London's 'first co-working space for writers'

American academic Sharon Fulton will launch Clean Prose, "London’s first co-working space designed specifically for writers", next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 18:04:26 UTC ]
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New Works by Writers with Disabilities Hit Publisher Lists

For the first time, a spate of new and forthcoming titles written by people with disabilities across the United States suggests that the publishing industry may finally be amplifying their voices and stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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For many writers, Zora Neale Hurston’s work has been a guiding light. Now there’s even more to read.

Sixty years after the legendary African American author’s death in relative obscurity, a new collection of short fiction has arrived. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Taneja wins inaugural Clean Prose residency

The inaugural Postscript Woman of Colour Residency at London co-writing space Clean Prose has been awarded to Middle Grade writer Avantika Taneja. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 23:10:16 UTC ]
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Clean Prose to host edible book launch for Irenosen Okojie

London’s newly opened first co-working space for writers, Clean Prose, will host an edible book launch for author Irenosen Okojie on Thursday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 07:14:44 UTC ]
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National Centre for Writing seeks working class writers

The National Centre for Writing in Norwich is relaunching its Escalator Talent Development Scheme, with a special focus this year on writers from working class backgrounds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 00:58:56 UTC ]
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Unbound launches Irish working class writers anthology

Unbound is launching an anthology of working class writers from across Ireland, featuring original pieces by Roddy Doyle and Lisa McInerney alongside lesser known authors and edited by Paul McVeigh. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 02:04:57 UTC ]
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Agencies and Brands skip work, donate ad space for Global Climate Strike

Employees at ad agencies, tech companies and brands skipped work today to join the Global Climate Strike, a protest of government and corporate inaction on climate change. Today's strike, scheduled just ahead of the U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York, is the third event in a series of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-20 22:10:02 UTC ]
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Kissick wins W&A Working-Class Writers’ Prize

Lucy Kissick’s debut novel Plutoshine has won the inaugural Writers & Artists Working-Class Writers’ Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-04 19:06:55 UTC ]
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Chicago rapper Noname’s new book club highlights work from writers of color.

If you don’t know Noname, the Chicago rapper and former slam poet born as Fatimah Nyeema Warner, now might be a good time to read up following the official launch of her book club on Wednesday. The unassuming 90s kid launched to fame after some notable collaborations with artists like Mick... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-25 17:08:40 UTC ]
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Carmen Marcus and the Book Corner launch free course for working-class writers

Author Carmen Marcus has teamed up with the North Yorkshire bookshop Book Corner to offer aspiring working-class writers a free course on developing a strategy to write professionally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 19:37:39 UTC ]
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What I needed as a working-class writer

There’s a lot of debate about diversity in publishing—but how exactly can working class writers overcome the barriers? Kia Abdullah offers five tools that made a difference for her. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Universal Credit threatens to drive working-class writers from profession, warns SoA

The Society of Authors has warned MPs that Universal Credit could silence working-class writers, impeding diversity in publishing and making it harder to attract different types of reader. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Universal credit could silence working-class writers, MPs told

All-party inquiry into authors’ incomes hears new benefit’s rules could mean only the wealthy will write. Meanwhile booksellers welcomed budget business-rate changesMPs have been warned that the rollout of universal credit championed in Monday’s budget will further undermine professional... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Working class writers' festival planned for 2020

Authors, publishers and trade professionals are joining together to launch a working class writers’ festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Working class writers band together for collective, and Unbound anthology

A working class writers’ collective has formed in response to author Kit de Waal’s “powerful call to arms” to see more such voices represented in literature, with Carmen Marcus and Kerry Hudson among its members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The “How Does a Batman Comic Book Writer Work?” Transcript

This is a transcript of the Sept. 3 edition of Working. These transcripts are lightly edited and may contain errors. For the definitive record, consult the podcast. Continue reading at Slate

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How Does a Batman Comic Book Writer Work?

This season on Working, we’re talking to the people who make Batman comics, leading you through the process from initial scripting to fully finished art. Continue reading at Slate

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'Index' translates work of murdered Argentine writer

Freedom of expression magazine Index on Censorship has negotiated rights to translate a short story from Haroldo Conti, an Argentine writer who was "disappeared" by the state in the 1970s during the Argentine military dictatorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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