New Writing North’s chief executive addresses the challenges facing under-represented writers and outlines how the group hopes to rewrite that story.
Durham's annual literary festival will be headlined by authors including Lemn Sissay, Richard Osman and Leïla Slimani, as the event pivots to a hybrid model... Read more
Twenty-seven writers have been recognised at this year's annual Northern Writers’ Awards, sharing the £47,000 prize fund to enable their new writing in progress, across forms including... Read more
Actor Michael Sheen has called on the media industry to create more opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from lower income and underrepresented backgrounds, as... Read more
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