Lightship Publishing, an independent based in Hull, has announced new competitions in short stories, poetry, flash fiction and first chapters.
The Wise Words blog is currently seeking authors for online interviews – POD/Indie/Self-Publishers all welcome. (See also the US-based Self-Publishing Resources, from the author of Writers’ Digest’s recently-updated guide to this growing field.)
If you’re interested in new writing and other good causes, Bridge House Publishing’s 100 Stories for Haiti is now available in paperback and as an E-book.
Too many adjectives? Try Mslexia‘s September workshop now. And here in Brighton, Wendy Ann Greenhalgh’s My Creative Nature workshops now have their own blogsite.
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Tagged 100 Stories for Haiti, Bridge House Publishing, Brighton, Lighthouse Publishing, Louise Wise, My Creative Nature, Wendy Ann Greenhalgh, Wise Words
Incwriters are seeking small presses and zines to review. Adele Ward of Ward Wood Publishing is now heading the Save Our Presses campaign at Incwriters, and September’s guest blogger is the dual-language literary cultural journal, Tadeeb International. Also at Incwriters, Edward Picot has blogged about e-books.
Ronnie Goodyer’s new indie press, Indigo Dreams, will be releasing fiction from Charlie Hill and Seema Gill, poetry from Patrick Osada, Anne Lewis-Smith and poetic Indian travelogue from Robert Leach in October. Currently seeking submissions of poetry and prose on the theme of ‘walks’ for their upcoming Visible Breath anthology.
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Tagged Adele Ward, Anne Lewis-Smith, Charlie Hill, Edward Picot, Incwriters, India, Indigo Dreams, Patrick Osada, Robert Leach, Ronnie Goodyer, Save Our Presses, Seema Gill, Tadeeb International, Visible Breath, Ward Wood Publishing
Iain Sinclair writes in today’s Guardian about his home at Marine Court, an Art Deco block in St Leonard’s, Sussex, built to resemble the Queen Mary. Postcards From the 7th Floor, Sinclair’s poetic collaboration with artist Oona Grimes, will be published by Pighog Press in October.
Emergency Verse: Poetry in Defence of the Welfare State is an anthology from Caparison Ebooks, compiled in response to the public spending cuts proposed by David Cameron’s coalition government.
Edited by Alan Morrison (writer in residence at Hove’s Mill View Hospital), Emergency Verse includes poems by Michael Horowitz, Michael Rosen, and Alexis Lykiard.
Brighton poet Jan Bradley’s ‘Shaving the Lion’, also included in Emergency Verse, is available as an audio clip on the Guardian website today. Bradley’s own debut pamphlet, published by Creative Future, will be launched at Brighton’s Amnesty Bookshop on October 8 at 7pm.
And for your reading pleasure, Ian D. Smith’s latest flash fiction, Roman Holiday Blues, is now up at Ink Sweat & Tears .
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Tagged Alan Morrison, Brighton, Caparison Ebooks, Emergency Verse, Flash Fiction, Hastings, Iain Sinclair, Ian D. Smith, Ink Sweat & Tears, Marine Court, Oona Grimes, Pighog Press, Postcards From the 7th Floor, Roman Holiday Blues, The Guardian