Short story writer Eley Williams will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual National Creative Writing Graduate Fair.
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
The Northern Fiction Alliance (NFA) has devised an eight-point plan to “reshape and redefine the current literary landscape”.
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
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
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-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
A story published by Manchester-based indie Comma Press is featured on the Caine Prize for African Writing shortlist.
Manchester-based indie Comma Press and the University of Central Lancashire have launched a prize to find the best voices in short fiction.
Manchester-based independent Comma Press has appointed actor Maxine Peake and writer Courttia Newland as its inaugural patrons.