Tagged: Claire Malcolm

Publishing must ‘wake up to the world beyond the M25’, new report urges

A new report championing working class writers has published today (1st May), recommending better funding for “new collaborations” and the “decentralisation of UK publishing”–including asking... Read more

New Writing North unveils plans for Tyneside premises

New Writing North is leading the creation of a new centre for literature in Tyneside, with the North-East already home to Inpress, the Poetry Book... Read more

Harrison, Hughes and Wood battle for EUPL 2019 nomination

Melissa Harrison, Michael Hughes and Benjamin Wood have been shortlisted for the UK nominations for the European Union Prize for Literature 2019 (EUPL). Read more

North of England publishers on obstacles to regional diversity in the book industry

Independent publishers based in the north of England explore the problems faced by such presses in a market dominated by London-based corporate publishers in a... Read more

Hachette creates new award for northern children's writers

Hachette Children’s Group and New Writing North are creating a new award for debut children’s writers from the North of England. Read more

Publishers 'struggling' to address regional diversity

London-based publishing houses are “struggling” to work out how to “address the problem of regional diversity”, New Writing North's Claire Malcolm has said. ... Read more

New Writing North wins bid to run £40k David Cohen Prize

The UK’s answer to the Nobel Prize for Literature – the £40,000 David Cohen Prize  - is now being managed by New Writing North.... Read more

Publishing can help bridge North-South divide

There is "a lack of awareness within the publishing industry about the rest of the country”, New Writing North c.e.o Claire Malcolm has alleged, whilst... Read more

'More working class voices' needed in publishing

The book trade should be doing more to promote diversity in publishing, according to the chief executive of New Writing North, Claire Malcolm, who has called on the publishing industry to help... Read more

McKay wins Northern Crime Competition

Leeds-based writer Kathleen McKay has won Moth Publishing’s Northen Crime Competition. Read more

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