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Winning writers at Swanwick Writers Summer School

WM met some of the winning writers from our annual competition in association with Swanwick Writers’ Summer School. Pictured below are (l-r): Pam Keevil, winner, writing for children; Janet Newman, runner-up, writing for children; Veronica Bright, winner, short story; Hazel Prior, third place, writing for children; Susannah White, winner, poetry. Read the winning entries in…


WM goes to London Book Fair

Writing Magazine editor Jonathan Telfer, marketing manager Lauren Beharrell and ad sales executive Sarah Ng enjoyed a hectic visit to the London Book Fair this week. Weaving our way through a thronging Olympia Kensington, we were delighted to catch up with WM readers, enthusiastic authors, mainstream and self-published, rekindle a few long-established friendships and make…


Events for writers at the London Book Fair

The London Book Fair, which starts tomorrow, has a dedicated Author HQ programme of events for established and aspiring writers Launched in response to interest from the self-publishing community, Author HQ has a three-day programme of seminars aimed at writers and delivered by leading industry professionals and bestselling KDP authors. Seminar topics include: • Introduction…


Edna O’Brien launches the Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival tonight

In the opening event of the five-day festival dedicated to all things Samuel Beckett, O’Brien will be in conversation with William Crawley Taking place from today until Monday 27 August, the first annual event of its kind will include Beckett-themed work by international artists, writers and celebrities. Highlights include Anthony Gormley’s steel Tree Waiting for…