Tagged: Northern Focus

Showing our steel

When the opportunity presented itself to relocate to Sheffield, And Other Stories jumped at the chance—and it hasn’t looked back.  ... Read more

Forward line

A recent event held in collaboration with Bloomsbury enabled five writers supported by an Arts Council-backed writing scheme to shine.   Read more

Anthem of the North

Read Lemm Sissay's poem celebrating the North of England's pioneering spirit. Read more

Poetry presses thrive as readers turn to verse in straitened economic times

Many thriving poetry publishers in the North have likened its recent boom to its popularity under Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s, arguing the form offers... Read more

Northern Publishers Network looks to flex its muscles with ACE backing

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 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

Nine questions for... author and poet David Constantine

Salford-born award-winning author and poet David Constantine discusses his work, and hopes for his forthcoming collection. Read more

David Almond | 'The North is a culturally rich place to be, it’s just how it is'

Award-winning writer David Almond reflects on how his broad backlist has been influenced by his surroundings.   Read more

Carnegie says sideways thinking the key to success

Carnegie Publishing's m.d. reflects on the Lancaster-based indie's 35-year history. Read more

Pooling resources: LUP strides ahead after deal with Historic England

Liverpool University Press, in its 120th year, is looking to grow its head-count after striking a deal with Historic England to ramp up its publishing... Read more

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