Late to this party, but there’s still time to apply for this excellent opportunity: “Penguin has launched WriteNow – a programme which aims to find, mentor and publish new writers and illustrators from communities under-represented on the UK’s bookshelves! WriteNow offers: Free workshops in Liverpool, London or Nottingham where budding writers and illustrators can learnContinue reading “Apply for Write Now by July 9th”
I’m reblogging this and linking to a piece I wrote a couple of years back, to underline why I really loved The Muslims by Zainab Mian. It really is a desperately needed and important book: http://theasianwriter.co.uk/2015/10/a-new-scheme-hopes-to-promote-bme-voices-in-childrens-literature/ I would love to see bookshops stocking it widely – I had to order it into Birmingham Waterstones whenContinue reading “THE MUSLIMS is the 2018 Little Rebels Award Winner!”
Planning to run a second, even better Megaphone: would love to hear your thoughts.
An opportunity that may be of interest – NEW deadline: 5th August 2018.) The Lancaster Playwriting Prize is a new initiative arising out of the cultural partnership between Lancaster University and The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster; it is supported by Lucy Briers, Tamasha Theatre Company and Arts Council England. In this inaugural year, the Prize isContinue reading “Lancaster Playwriting Prize open:”