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NEWS   (Page 3 of 7)

Magazine writing tips, exploding minds of the romantic female, books that you can actually touch, BBC booktalk and a writers cafe.

From overnight successes, animals farms and bookshelf aestheticism, to Austen, auctions and motivations 

A bag of books, competitions, reviews, literary events... and Philip Roth

Vampires, science fiction and literature festivals. Served shaken, not stirred.

The Wednesday After That Weekend - Reviews, metamorphosis, literary quizzes, writer's block cures and a little dog

Revolutions and royal weddings!!

Begin your news today with Zadie Smith's Rules for Writing, pause for a radio documentary on Virginia Woolf's holiday writing home, the tragic location of her death and amuse yourself with Poems for a Wedding from Carole Ann Duffy

Wednesday's Dawn Chorus: Freeing the Census, warnings, books clubs, pseudonyms and The Orwell Prize

Contraptions, contractions and all sorts of actions!

Soup of the Day: Memory, language, perseverance, kindling and survival reading...

The Fine Line’s inaugural short story competition is now open for entries. Whatever your taste, style or inspiration, submit your tale and you could win £200 ($320/€230) and publication in The Fine Line Short Story Collection.

A percentage of all entry fees goes to charity so you’ll be doing good while getting your work out there.

Deadline: 31st of May

As part of Birkbeck Arts Week, Writers’ Hub presents Future Writer, two events, one on 23 May and one on 26 May, examining the impact of digitization on established and new writers.

Hub contributor and Birkbeck teacher Jonathan Kemp last night won the prestigious award for his debut novel, London Triptych.

Bucolic poetry, publishers' vendettas and a lesson in perseverance.

Take a peak before you buy; read The Guardian's reviews of the Orange Prize nominees, plus a World Service radio programme coming up that examines the History of Russian Science Fiction Writing.

From competitions, extracts and a news article to an autobiographical game...enjoy.

Hub contributor and Birkbeck alumnus Emma Henderson has been short-listed for this year's Orange Prize for Fiction for her debut novel Grace Williams Says it Loud.

Commercial Stieg Larsson, centenary poets and killing Orson Welles. Excited already?

A few Book Festivals and Fairs happening this weekend and next plus Top 10 tips for overcoming writers block

A selection of reviews, articles and literary jokes and a recommended writing magazine.

Philip Roth, storytelling, maps of literature and much more... enjoy the hyper-ride!

John Le Carré turns down Booker, Zadie Smith joins the library cuts debate and tips from some of the best writers.

A compilation of some recent news from the world of publishing and books, including fathers and literacy, how a book on religion can create a fire storm and opportunities for playwrights.

Festival of Asian Literature, protest placard words and art, The Ullapool Book Festival 2011 and more in today's News Digest.

The Author's Club Best First Novel Award short list has been announced and it includes two Writers' Hub contributors!

The prize for fiction by women releases its long list - including Birkbeck alumnus and Writers' Hub-featured Emma Henderson.

Information about this weekend's one million book give-away.

Flotsam and jetsam from the world of books and writing....

Details of the 2011 competition for radio short fiction.

Poet Miriam Nash discusses the benefits of online writing communities - specifically a new one, Writing the City, launched this month by the British Council in Singapore.

A selection of literary events from LGBT History Month - featuring our very own Hub regular, Jonathan Kemp.

The Tibor Jones Pageturner Prize for new, unpublished novels is now open for submissions.

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