Last year, Isobel Shirlaw won the poetry category in the Fresher Writing Competition for her touching poem, A Gift of Remembrance. Poetry judge, Anthony Dunn, praised her work and labelled it a “remarkable, multi-layered and coherent piece” which was both moving and intriguing. Isobel has since joined us to record her winning poem and to share the inspiration behind… View Post
Since winning the Fresher Writing Prize Best Short Story award in 2016 for her story Cyfannedd Fach, Hannah Persaud has not put her pen down! Her love for writing has led her to complete her debut novel, The Codes of Love which will be published March 2020 in print by Muswell Press and in audio by Bolinda. In light of… View Post
Gain some helpful tips from our very own Fresher Writing Prize judge, Claire Fuller, when it comes to writing Short Stories and Flash Fiction. Check out the two clips linked below, to gain some words of advice before submitting your work! All of us here at Fresher Publishing can’t wait to read your entries!
We are delighted to introduce our new poetry judge, Antony Dunn, for the Fresher Writing Prize 2018! He has an impressive four collections of poems published, with the most recent released in October 2016, ‘Take This One to Bed’. As well as publishing his own work, Antony has edited and worked on a posthumous collection of poems by Welsh poet… 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