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Will Mackie

Senior Programme Manager (Talent Development) and Programme Leader (MA in Publishing)

Will is Senior Programme Manager for Writing and Awards, leading on talent development and devising programmes of support for writers and translators while working alongside partners such as Channel 4, Hachette Children’s Group and the British Council. Additionally, he manages New Writing North’s literary prizes – the David Cohen Prize and the Gordon Burn Prize – and Read Regional, NWN’s programme of library activities in the North. He develops module content for university courses and is Programme Leader on the MA in Publishing, run in partnership with Hachette UK and Northumbria University. He previously worked as an editor for publishers in London and Edinburgh and was Head of Writer Development at the literature charity, Scottish Book Trust.

Contact Will at [email protected]