Tagged: Northern Powerhouse Focus 2021

Cry freedom

Not many would have predicted back in March 2020 that 16 months on from the first national lockdown we would only now be slowly, hesitantly,... Read more

Q&A with the founders of the Up North Books podcast

Beth Barker and Kate Baguley talk to us about launching the “Up North Books” podcast to celebrate northern literature. Read more

Five questions for: Katherine Woodfine

Author Katherine Woodfine talks about her new book and relocating to the north of England.  Read more

Q&A: L J Ross

The crime fiction writer shares her experiences of engaging readers in the north-east, and weaving its settings and sights into her novels. Read more

Northodox Press founders talk launching during lockdown

The founders of Northodox Press, a new crime fiction publisher based in the north of England, answer our questions. Read more

Author Profile: Rob Pope

Over 422 days, Rob Pope ran 15,700 miles across America to raise money  for charity. In Becoming Forrest, he reveals why—and his biggest challenges... Read more

Malcolm reflects on 25 years of New Writing North—and on her recent MBE

The founding chief executive of New Writing North reveals how the organisation has grown in the past quarter of a century, pivoted in the pandemic,... Read more

And Other Stories celebrates 10th year with revamp and events

Sheffield indie And Other Stories turns 10 in September, and it has lined up a fresh visual direction and events to celebrate a decade in... Read more

Kidd reveals collaboration hope as Seven Stories unveils latest exhibitions

Seven Stories, Newcastle’s National Centre for Children’s Books, has weathered the pandemic and boosted links with the community—and is now ready to launch three new... Read more

Hachette hails ‘game-changing’ moment as first of five regional bases opens doors

Hachette UK’s Manchester office is the first of five workspaces to open across the country in the next three months, in a move it says... Read more

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