And that’s a wrap!

Update: We closed to applications at midnight, 31/08/23. We’d like to give our warmest thanks to everyone who applied. Our first impressions are of a very high standard of applications – we’re excited! If you applied, you should have received an email confirming receipt. If you have not, contact us and let us know. WhatContinue reading “And that’s a wrap!”

We close to applications at midnight TONIGHT

It’s your last chance to apply for mentoring in 2023 – 2024! People of colour in England with a passion for children’s or YA literature: work 1-1 with a published author to bring your book to the best possible point, learn the ins and outs of the industry from editors and agents, and get yourContinue reading “We close to applications at midnight TONIGHT”

We close to applications tomorrow!

Folk, it’s nearly your last chance to apply for this round of Megaphone mentoring – we close to applications at midnight on 31/08/23. Thank you so much to everyone who has applied already, we are really enjoying reading the applications – there is a lot of talent out there! If you haven’t received an acknowledgementContinue reading “We close to applications tomorrow!”

You have until the end of the month to apply for mentoring!

Get your applications in now if you’d like a year of 1-1 mentoring from amazing published children’s authors. The first 60 applicants will be offered a year of free writing workshops and more.

Our new mentoring scheme opens to applications from 5/7/23!

We are delighted to announce that, thanks to generous funding from Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grants and the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, we are offering 8 places on our mentoring scheme, plus free writer development support to the first 60 applicants, in 2023 – 2024. Applications are accepted via the website fromContinue reading “Our new mentoring scheme opens to applications from 5/7/23!”

Second former Megaphone mentee wins Jhalak Children’s and YA prize!

I’m thrilled to hear that Danielle Jawando – whose first novel was also widely celebrated – has gone on to win the Jhalak Prize Children’s and YA section with her wonderful second novel for teenagers, When Our Worlds Collided.

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