The shortlist for the Fresher Writing Prize 2015, Bournemouth University’s first public creative writing competition has now been announced, and we are delighted that our own students have made a good showing on the list. Katie Gillingham, Mickey Harper, Amanda Jane, Olivia Johnson, Louise Jones, Jessica Kennedy, Jessica McComish, Elvin Mensah, Nicole Millian and Julia Watts are all studying either… View Post
I am pleased to announce this years Fresher Writing Prize Shortlist! Well Done to everyone who entered and got involved, we really do appreciate it. This year there were so many amazing entires it took our team of dedicated readers a long time to come up with this final list. For those of you who didn’t get shortlisted, please don’t feel… View Post
Over the past couple of weeks Writing Editing and Publishing students at Bournemouth University have been designing and creating what they think will be the best book cover for this years Fresher book cover. There has been some amazing entries put forward and we would like to thank everyone that got involved, but there can be only one winner… Today,… View Post
Award-winning children’s author Ali Sparkes set to judge the Fresher Writing Wizardry Competition.
Award-winning children’s author Ali Sparkes joins the judging panel for our Writing Wizardry competition.
Author Claire Fuller’s debut novel ‘Our Endless Numbered Days’ sparked a bidding war amongst the major publishing houses, before being snapped up in the UK by Fig Tree / Penguin. It will be published in February.