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Melissa Lee-Houghton wins Somerset Maugham Award

 



Two Penned in the Margins Titles on Inaugural Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize

We are delighted to announce two Penned in the Margins books have been shortlisted for the inaugural Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize, the UK’s only prize for second collections. Both John McCullough’s Spacecraft and Emma Hammond’s The Story of No have been named as part of a six-strong list of contenders for the £5000 award. The new biennial [...]



Searching for a Form: Amaan Hyder on writing his debut collection At Hajj

 



Female actor of colour sought for site-responsive production

Female actor of colour (Black British/African/Carribean or Mixed Race) sought to join ensemble for an innovative site-responsive production of a medieval epic poem. Fair Field is a major new project bringing the medieval ‘poem of crisis’ Piers Plowman to life for modern audiences. The production is composed collaboratively by a writing team including Annette Brook, [...]



Casting announced for Siddhartha Bose’s No Dogs, No Indians

A company of four British/ South Asian actors will take roles in new play No Dogs, No Indians, which examines three generations of resistance, sacrifice and discovery at the end of the British Empire in India and in the years that followed.