Tue, 08/05/2012 - 09:30
Faber Academy has expanded its creative writing programme to offer a series of writing courses in partnership with online parent network Mumsnet.
Faber's creative writing arm will provide courses on the new Mumsnet Academy calendar, which will also feature classes in skills such as cookery, entrepreneurship, social media,...
Tue, 06/03/2012 - 14:00
Faber is to add to its series of Faber Academy creative writing courses with a new online course.
Faber Academy Online was created with online education company Professional Writing Academy (PWA) and will host chatrooms, forums and video content from Faber editors.
Faber Academy and digital director Jason Cooper said:...
Wed, 09/11/2011 - 12:25
Faber Academy has launched a three-day self-publishing course, with Faber Academy director Jason Cooper saying that it does not represent a conflict of interests for the publisher.
The course, "Bring Your Book to Market", will run in February 2012. Author, journalist and social media champion Ben Johncock and writer, blogger...
Wed, 05/10/2011 - 08:46
Faber Academy has launched a new website to support students on its writing courses, which will include videos, articles from tutors and alumni and an area where students can share their work with classmates.
The website, faberacademy.co.uk, will also be a way for...
Wed, 07/09/2011 - 15:06
Transworld has acquired a debut novel by British scriptwriter Rachel Joyce, a graduate of Faber Academy's novel writing course, in a two-book deal.
Transworld publishing director Susanna Wadeson acquired world English rights to The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry through Clare Conville at Conville and Walsh, selling US...
Mon, 01/11/2010 - 09:09
Faber is expanding its Academy programme of creative writing courses, launching the Faber Academy in Australia in partnership with Allen & Unwin in March 2011.
Edwina Johnson, former publicist for Allen & Unwin and artistic operations manager for Sydney Writers' Festival in 2006/7, will be Academy manager, with the...
Fri, 16/07/2010 - 08:14
Faber has promoted Becky Fincham to head of Faber Academy, replacing Patrick Keogh, who is leaving for a role at The Guardian Group.
Fincham joined the Academy six months ago having previously worked as publicity manager at Faber as well as roles at Headline Review and BCA, and has been fully responsible for many aspects of the...
Thu, 24/06/2010 - 12:38
A pupil from one of the first Faber Academy Creative Writing Courses has been signed by Transworld, with deals inked in eight territories and deals or auctions underway in countries around the world.
Before I Go to Sleep, by 39-year old Steve Watson, has been signed "for significant sums" by HarperCollins in the US and...
Thu, 18/02/2010 - 07:06
Faber is to extend its creative writing school offshoot, the Faber Academy, into Canada.
The Toronto branch is likely to open in October 2010, and will offer long and short fiction and poetry courses. Miriam Toews, author of The Flying Troutmans, will be "involved in an essential way", according to academy head Patrick...
Mon, 05/10/2009 - 13:30
The Faber Academy is to launch a new course in Geneva as part of a planned international expansion. The indie’s creative writing programme celebrates its first birthday on Friday (9th October).
“Writing Other Lives” will take place Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 March 2010, on the shores of Lake Geneva in...