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Interview and Writing Workshop with Jacqueline Bishop: The Art of Writing

Interview and Writing Workshop with Jacqueline Bishop: The Art of Writing
May 20th 5.30-7.00pm

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Prospect: The northern literary rebellion

Prospect has published an article on 'The northern literary rebellion', featuring quotes from indie presses and members of the Northern Fiction Alliance:

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#WATCH: Caribbean and Black British writing and the publishing industry

Dr Emily Zobel Marshall and Dr Rachel Rich join Managing Editor Jeremy Poynting and Associate Fiction Editor Jacob Ross to talk about career opportunities in publishing and the wider literary ecology, both in the UK and the Caribbean.

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Barsa Rae on the Pandemic

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On Good Friday it's blue skies, 20C. With higher temperatures, the UK government has banned congregating outdoors. A walk is allowed. Mine takes me through the park, by the river, onto the golf course. The fairway is empty; an open cathedral with no worshippers. Easter is two days away, but when will we all be resurrected? In May, my parents come visiting from India, enjoy spring here. Not this year. When I walk alone, I walk for all of us.

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Kwame Dawes wins PEN Award

Peepal Tree's Associate Poetry Editor Kwame Dawes has been named the prestigious winner of the 2021 PEN/Nora Magid Award for Magazine Editing. He is Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner. PEN America's award honors a magazine editor whose high literary standards and taste have, throughout their career, contributed significantly to the excellence of the publication they edit.

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Dragonfly.eco spotlights Diana McCaulay's Daylight Come with interview

Mary Woodbury interviews Diana McCaulay for Dragonfly.eco:

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John Robert Lee: The Passion and Resurrection Canticles

John Robert Lee has published a series of Easter-themed canticles over at Acalabash. Check them out online.

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Corinne Fowler interviewed by Amit Roy for Eastern Eye

In his article 'Rural racism in Britain’s "Green Unpleasant Land"', Amit Roy interviews Corinne Fowler for the Eastern Eye.

“I could have called it Green Un­pleasant Land with a question mark,” acknowledged Fowler. “But I just wanted to signal that the book was disrupting our more traditional views of the countryside.

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Breakthrough! Discovering the perfect title for our speculative fiction anthology

Blog by Mahveen Syed – Leicester University, Undergraduate English with Creative Writing Student
 

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Maya Chowdhry to guest edit Magma 81: Anthropocene with Cheryl Moskowitz and Yvonne Reddick

Inscribe writer Maya Chowdhry will edit the upcoming issue of Magma. Details follow:

Call for Submission — Magma 81, Anthropocene

Closing date: 31st March, 2021

The submissions window for ‘Anthropocene’ is open from 1st March – 31st March 2021. We welcome poems that have not been previously published, either in print or online.

Up to 4 poems may be sent via Submittable, or by post if you live in the UK. Postal submissions are not acknowledged until a decision is made.

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