A big thank you to everyone who attended! It was truly a magical evening.
Hi! My name is Wesley Schulte, the publishing assistant for Fresher Publishing, and I’m here to give you an update of all the wonderful things that are happening behind the scenes! I’m a second year BA English student, from The Netherlands, and interning for Emma Scattergood, editorial director of Fresher. At the moment, we are busy promoting our writing competitions;… View Post
This year we are introducing a Flash Fiction category to our Fresher competition and we are delighted that writer James Cole is joining us to judge these entries. James is a Bournemouth-based storyteller and for the past six years he has led workshops and held community-based residencies, hoping to foster a love for reading and writing. He has a PhD in English Literature and… View Post
Hannah Persaud is a writer and winner of the Fresher Writing Prize 2016 award for Best Short Story for Cyfannedd Fach with another of her stories, Blank Walls was also being shortlisted. She started taking writing seriously after completing the Faber Academy ‘Writing a Novel’ course in 2015 and has since been published in a number of anthologies. Hannah is currently working… View Post
Stephanie Ginger is a writer and winner of the Fresher Writing Prize for Poetry 2016. She has studied Creative Writing at both the University of Oxford and Brunel University, as well as working as a freelance journalist. Stephanie has also been successfully shortlisted for several screenwriting competitions. We caught up with her to ask a few questions about the FWPA,… View Post
Helen Dring is a writer and teacher of Creative Writing in Liverpool. Her piece Encantada won her the Fresher Writing Prize 2016 award for the First 500 Words of a Novel. Helen has an MA in Novel Writing and enjoys writing children’s fiction with roots in fairy tale. We caught up with her to ask a few questions about what… View Post