Untitled launches festival for underrepresented authors

Untitled launches festival for underrepresented authors

Untitled, the platform for underrepresented voices in literature, is running its first ever online literary festival in September.

The free Untitled Underrep'd Writers Festival runs all day on 5th September with two practical writing workshops, panel discussions and a concluding salon featuring eight authors sharing their work. 

Sessions include Untitled co-founder Ollie Charles giving practical tips on writing without procrastination, writer Nikki Dudley offering an experimental poetry workshop, and panel discussions on topics including championing underrepresented voices.

Untitled launched last year, aiming to provide a platform for underrepresented writers through a series of salons.

It also recently launched online journal Untitled: Voices to showcase authors from around the world and has just reopened submissions for the second issue.

Charles has said: “We are so excited to be delivering the first ever Untitled Underrep'd Writers Festival. It was one of our aims when we started Untitled just over a year ago, and we feel it’s more relevant than ever, with underrepresented writer’s voices being lost amongst world events. We want the festival to be fun, relaxed and everything we’ve tried to achieve with our live events.”