Monthly Archives: August 2013

Etisalat Prize for Literature, pan-African prize for first time writers of fiction

Closing Date: 30 August 2013 Submissions by publishing houses only for books published between 1 May 2011 and 31 May 2013. Further details, including eligibility on the Commonwealth Writers website.

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MSt Alumni James Benmore’s Dodger on the 2013 Not the Booker longlist

James Benmore’s Dodger (Heron Books, 2013) was longlisted for the “Not the Booker prize”. More information in the Guardian.

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Gulf Coast’s 2013 Barthelme Prize for Short Prose: closing date 31 Aug 2013

Judged by Robert Coover, closes for entries on August 31st. Established in 2008, the winner is awarded $1,000 and publication in the journal. Two honorable mentions each receive $250 and will also be published. All entries are considered for paid … Continue reading

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Mst Tutors Jane Draycott & Jenny Lewis at the Ashmolean: National Poetry Day, 3 Oct 2013

From Gilgamesh to Beowulf – 5,000 years of epic: two creative writing workshops led by Jenny Lewis (Gilgamesh, 10.00-12.30) and Jane Draycott (Beowulf, 1.30-4.00), followed by a group reading from 4.00-5.00pm. Price: £15 per workshop or £25 for the whole … Continue reading

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MSt Alumni Prajwal Parajuly and David Shook on Dylan Thomas Prize longlist 2013

Prajwal Parajuly’s The Gurkha’s Daughter (prose) and David Shook’s Our Obsidian Tongues (poetry) have been longlisted for the  Dylan Thomas Prize  2013. The prize, for young writers, was launched in 2006. More about the prize. The complete  2013  longlist.  

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The Harlequin, issue 2.

Featuring work by MSt in Creative Writing graduates David Shook and Patrick Toland, and also poems by A.E. Stallings, Carrie Fountain and Kate Potts, fiction by Ron Rash and a conversation with Don Paterson on, amongst other matters, poetry and … Continue reading

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