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Press releases

13 July 2018
Hachette Children's Group and New Writing North partner to support debut children's writers in the North of England
27 May 2018
New northern talent named at Northern Writers’ Awards 2018
18 May 2018
Gordon Burn Prize 2018: 13-strong longlist highlights fearless works of fiction and non-fiction
23 March 2018
Innovative festival reveals the facts behind crime fiction
6 February 2018
Looking for a writing adventure? Julia Darling Travel Fellowship 2018 opens for entries
1 February 2018
Judges announced for the Gordon Burn Prize 2018
22 January 2018
Read Regional 2018 titles announced as the North’s library campaign celebrates 10 years
16 November 2017
The Northern Writers’ Awards open for entry with £40,000 of support for new writing from the North of England
12 October 2017
The Gordon Burn Prize 2017: winner announced
28 September 2017
Shortlist for independent publishing award announced
18 August 2017
Theatre production of Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo tours to 41 venues across North of England
21 July 2017
The Gordon Burn Prize 2017: the shortlist is announced
30 June 2017
27 writers share £43,000 prize fund at Northern Writers’ Awards 2017
25 May 2017
The longlist is announced for the Gordon Burn Prize 2017
23 May 2017
David Cohen Prize for Literature: 2017 judges announced
10 May 2017
£10,000 award to support ambition and creativity in independent publishing
23 February 2017
Eight young Newcastle writers receive share of £10,000 fund
31 January 2017
New Writing North to manage the David Cohen Prize for Literature
27 January 2017
Take a risk on a new northern author this Spring
24 November 2016
Ubisoft inspires Excelsior Academy games creatives
7 October 2016
Winner announced for Gordon Burn Prize 2016
9 September 2016
Hey Presto! Magical new theatre production brings all the fun of the fair to communities across the North
6 July 2016
Publishing industry and literature sector should work together to address diversity
1 July 2016
30 writers share £40,000 prize fund at Northern Writers’ Awards 2016
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