Tagged: New Writing North

Levelling the field

New Writing North’s chief executive addresses the challenges facing under-represented writers and outlines how the group hopes to rewrite that story.  Read more

McGregor joins 2019 judging panel for David Cohen Prize

Novelist Jon McGregor will help to judge the £40,000 David Cohen Prize for Literature as part of the newly unveiled panel. Read more

Alexander joins board for New Writing North

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

HCG and New Writing North team up for children’s prize

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) is partnering with New Writing North (NWN) on a new prize for debut children’s writers who live and work in the... 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

'Most competitive ever' Northern Writers' Awards revealed

The 26 winners of the Northern Writers’ Awards have been revealed, sharing a prize pot of £40,000, following the “most competitive” ever selection process. Read more

Working class writers band together for collective, and Unbound anthology

A working class writers’ collective has formed in response to author Kit de Waal’s “powerful call to arms” to see more such voices represented in... Read more

Peepal Tree scoops £10k Clarissa Luard Award

Peepal Tree Press has won the Clarissa Luard Award for Independent Publishers for its "tenacity in a challenging market". Read more

And Other Stories launches £5k Northern Book Prize

Indie publisher And Other Stories has launched a £5,000 book prize to find “the next great writer” in the North. Read more

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