New Writing North’s chief executive addresses the challenges facing under-represented writers and outlines how the group hopes to rewrite that story.
Juliana Mensah, the inaugural winner of the NorthBound Book Award, talks to us about the prize and her winning entry, début novel Castles from Cobwebs. ... Read more
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 has announced that six new members will join its board of trustees, to further plans for its Tyneside operation.
The Arts Council-funded Northern Publishers Network is looking to continue the work done by the Northern Fiction Alliance to raise the profile of publishers and... Read more
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
Writers including Tara Guha, Adam Bennett-Lea and James Harris are amongst the winners of this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards, administered by New Writing North.... Read more
New Writing North and Michael Morpurgo’s Farms for City Children are among seven charities sharing £100,000 donated by HarperCollins UK parent company News Corp UK,... Read more
Novelist Jon McGregor will help to judge the £40,000 David Cohen Prize for Literature as part of the newly unveiled panel.
Literary agent Clare Alexander is one of three new trustees to join writers’ development agency New Writing North along with education expert Mike Parker and... Read more