ClassFest, a new literature festival showcasing the work of working-class writers, has received £43,000 funding from Arts Council England.
The National Centre for Writing in Norwich is relaunching its Escalator Talent Development Scheme, with a special focus this year on writers from working class backgrounds.... Read more
Author Carmen Marcus has teamed up with the North Yorkshire bookshop Book Corner to offer aspiring working-class writers a free course on developing a strategy to write... Read more
The Bookseller’s survey into class was discussed on BBC Radio 4’s “The Today Programme”, with author Kerry Hudson welcoming the data.... Read more
The Bookseller is calling on trade to complete a survey into how class is a barrier to entry into writing and publishing.... Read more
Authors, publishers and trade professionals are joining together to launch a working class writers’ festival.