On the 27th of October, 2018, I was delighted to have attended a Fledgling Press, book event. 21st Century Fledgling Female Fiction at Blackwells Bookstore, Edinburgh. With an array of Fledgling Press Authors and chaired by Elizabeth Frattaroli. It made for a wonderful bookish afternoon. What was very interesting was that no men attended the event.
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SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENT: 27th March 2018 WINNER’S ANNOUNCEMENT: 10th May 2018 IDTP LONGLIST NOVELS AYỌ̀BÁMI ADÉBÁYỌ̀ (NIGERIA) LISA MCINERNEY (IRELAND) FIONA MOZLEY (UK) GWENDOLINE RILEY (UK) SALLY ROONEY (IRELAND) EMILY RUSKOVICH (USA) GABRIEL TALLENT (USA) MEENA KANDASAMY (INDIA) SHORT STORIES CARMEN MARIA MACHADO (USA) ELEY WILLIAMS (UK) POETRY KAYO CHINGONYI (ZAMBIA) JAMES WOMACK (UK) The Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize returns for its 10th edition
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