Literature Development

TLC Free Reads

We’re open to submissions for this year’s TLC Free Reads! The deadline for submissions is 31 October 2018, 5pm.   What is it? Supported by Writing West Midlands, the TLC Free Reads scheme is a free manuscript assessment for writers on a low income and/or who are under-represented in publishing. The TLC Free Reads Scheme offers talented, […]

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New Midlands writers Emma Purshouse & Lynne Voyce chosen for Common People anthology

Seventeen emerging working-class writers from around the country have now been selected for inclusion alongside well-known authors in the crowdfunded anthology helping new voices be heard. In her recent BBC Radio Four documentary, novelist Kit de Waal asked an important question: ‘Where are all the working-class writers?’  The answer is right here. Inspired by a […]

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