J A Mensah | 'I connect with the North East's sense of being on the margins'

J A Mensah | 'I connect with the North East's sense of being on the margins'

 The NorthBound Book Award was created in 2019 by Salford-based indie publisher Saraband and New Writing North as part of the Northern Writers’ Awards to celebrate the richness of writing from the North of England and the innovative spirit of independent publishing. Juliana Mensah was named the inaugural winner for her début novel, Castles from Cobwebs . Here, she talks about the prize, and publishing her winning entry.


What inspired you to  enter the NorthBound Book Award, and how did it  feel to win?
I’d been working on the novel for years. I’m on the mailing list for the Northern Writ...

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