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Eley Williams keynotes at National Creative Writing Graduate Fair

Short story writer Eley Williams will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual National Creative Writing Graduate Fair. Read more

Stars of stage and screen join Comma Press’s refugee campaign

Actors Jeremy Irons, Maxine Peake, Zoë Wanamaker and Christopher Eccleston have joined a campaign, organised by Comma Press, calling for an end to the British policy of... Read more

NFA: eight steps to ‘redefine literary landscape’

The Northern Fiction Alliance (NFA) has devised an eight-point plan to “reshape and redefine the current literary landscape”. Read more

Comma collects Travel Ban troupe

Independent publisher Comma Press bands together with US firm Deep Vellum to publish an anthology of seven stories by writers affected by the US’ recent... Read more

Northern Fiction Alliance members' sales boosted

Members of the Northern Fiction Alliance have said they have seen boosts in book and rights sales from being part of the coalition.... Read more

Outrage after children's author denied visa

An Iranian children’s illustrator has spoken of his “upset” over being refused a British visa to appear at the International Edinburgh Book Festival.... Read more

Manchester publishers 'shocked and sombre' after Arena attack

Manchester-based independent presses have spoken of their sombre mood following the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena last night, as the literary community expressed solidarity with... Read more

Comma Press story up for £10,000 Caine Prize

A story published by Manchester-based indie Comma Press is featured on the Caine Prize for African Writing shortlist. Read more

Comma Press and UCLan launch short story prize

Manchester-based indie Comma Press and the University of Central Lancashire have launched a prize to find the best voices in short fiction. Read more

Maxine Peake and Courttia Newland named patrons of Comma Press

Manchester-based independent Comma Press has appointed actor Maxine Peake and writer Courttia Newland as its inaugural patrons. Read more

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