Apply for Write Now by July 9th

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”

THE MUSLIMS is the 2018 Little Rebels Award Winner!

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!”

Lancaster Playwriting Prize open:

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:”

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