Featured Writer - Ian McMillan

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Ian McMillan first made his name through his work with the Poetry Circus in the early 1980s. Since then he has become famous for his work in schools, radio, as Poet in Residence for Barnsley Football Club, and in poetry venues across the country. He has published five...FULL PROFILE

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Carcanet Job Vacancy: Sales Manager

The post of Sales Manager falls vacant on 1 June 2014.

This creates a rare opportunity for the right individual to join the dynamic Carcanet team and contribute to the company’s...

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The London Magazine Poetry Competition

For the first time since its resurgence, The London Magazine will be hosting a worldwide poetry competition which will be open for all ages.

This will be a chance to be published in...

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Northern Crime Competition

The Northern Crime Competition is looking for a new crop of corpses, criminals and coppers.

Do you have a detective who could out-think Ann Cleeves’ Vera Stanhope or a journalist more...

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Chapel Gallery - National Story Telling Week Short Story Competition

To celebrate national storytelling week Chapel Gallery is facilitating a short story competition inspired by the magical sculptures of Fidlema Massey.

This will coincide with "The...

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Salford-born David Constantine short story to be adapted to feature film by award-winning director Andrew Haigh.

Film Four have this week released details of a new feature film adaptation of the short story ‘In Another Country’ by award-winning Comma Press and Salford-born author, David Constantine.
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MMU Novella Award 2014

This year, Manchester Metropolitan University’s Cheshire Campus have launched the inaugural MMU Novella Award, a new literary prize for an unpublished novella of between 20,000 and 40,000 words. The...

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Submissions now open for the 2014 Edge Hill Short Story Prize

The search is on to find a winning author for the prestigious 2014 Edge Hill Prize for the Short Story.

Now in its eighth year, the award is organised by Edge Hill University and...

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Artists’ Commissions 2014: Wonder and Role Models

With the support of our partners and funders: the Arts Council, Manchester Museum, Lunsford Primary School and Artswork, we are pleased to launch our second year of artists’ commissions to continue...

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PublishingPush

Publishing Push is a Manchester-based marketing company focused on the publishing industry.

It helps authors, publishers, independent publishers and self-published authors create and...

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Double your donations to The Reader Organisation

This year The Reader Organisation is part of The Big Give Christmas Challenge. For a limited period between 5th-7th December - that's Thursday, Friday and Saturday this week! - any individual...

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