New Writing North’s chief executive addresses the challenges facing under-represented writers and outlines how the group hopes to rewrite that story.
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
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
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 Children’s Group and New Writing North are creating a new award for debut children’s writers from the North of England.
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.
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 Press has won the Clarissa Luard Award for Independent Publishers for its "tenacity in a challenging market".
Indie publisher And Other Stories has launched a £5,000 book prize to find “the next great writer” in the North.
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