Memoir long list!
The top 12
Congratulations! Here are the top 12 titles on our memoir longlist. Well done to all...
58 years in the making
by Nikki May
After 20 years of fast-paced London life running a busy advertising agency, I moved to...
doors I didn’t
by Fiona Williams
I never set out to be a writer. I am a reader first and foremost,...
Young Writer Award
Our award is open to talented writers aged 16 to 25 taking early steps in...
Our new honorary patron
Kit de Waal
We are very happy to announce Kit de Waal as our new honorary patron.
One poem at a time:
how my book got made
I’m not sure I could say exactly how this book got made. On the one...
How to get an Agent
Chapter one. Why am I a leopord? I was once told the following story by...
Winning The Bridport Prize.
My first real step
When I won The Bridport Novel Prize in 2018, it was the first time I’d...
‘Don’t read reviews’
My writing life
by Sean Lusk
‘I lapsed once or twice’ ‘Don’t read your reviews’ is famously the advice given...