After a 4 night run at The Attic theatre in Stratford in July 2018, MSt alumna Rowena Cooper’s play, After Aulis, is to be staged at the Brighton Fringe Festival from 5th-8th May 2019.
Venue: The Quadrant
Time: 6pm, 5th – 8th May 2019
Tickets on sale in March 2019 from https://www.brightonfringe.org/.
More info about the play: http://www.afteraulis.com.
From the announcement:
“Maya C. Popa has joined Publishers Weekly as its new poetry reviews editor, effective immediately. Popa succeeds Alex Crowley in the post and will be responsible for editing PW’s reviews of poetry collections. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Popa is a poet and critic whose debut collection of poetry, American Faith, will be published in 2019 by Sarabande Books. Her criticism and nonfiction have appeared widely, including in Poetry, the Times Literary Supplement, and Poets & Writers.“
MSt alumna Alexandra Strnad’s pamphlet, Pilgrims, is being published by Eyewear. It is available to preorder/buy from the Eyewear website
MSt alumna Jingan Young’s poem “Plum Nest” has won the 2018 Bi’An Award for Poetry.
About the prize:
“The Bi’an Award is a new writing competition open to UK-based writers of Chinese heritage and supported by Arts Council England, Arvon and Stand magazine.”
MSt alumna Kiran Millwood-Hargrave’s The Way Past Winter is the Sunday Times’ Children’s Book of the Year 2018 for the age group over 12.
MSt alumni Daisy Johnson and Kiran Millwood Hargrave have been shortlisted for Blackwell’s Book of the Year for Daisy’s Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Everything Under (Jonathan Cape) and Kiran’s The Way Past Winter (Chicken House).
MSt alumni Majella Kelly and Art Allen have won First and Third Prizes respectively, in the Ambit Poetry Competition. The poems, on the theme of ‘Home’ and judged by Malika Booker, are available to read online.