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BBC Woman’s Hour Double Bill

Posted on January 28, 2020

January’s been a good month for our authors with both Adelle Hay and Marion Dunn being interviewed for BBC Radio 4 Woman…

TV option for thriller writer Iain Maitland

Posted on January 23, 2020

Iain Maitland’s thriller, Mr Todd’s Reckoning (Contraband) has been optioned for TV by AbbottVision, producers of critic…

Kenneth Steven’s prescient novel named on Portico Prize longlist

Posted on September 30, 2019

Kenneth Steven’s 2020, a novel depicting Britain at breaking point, has been longlisted for the prestigious Portico Priz…

A Proper Person to be Detained: The story of a murder and its aftermath

Posted on July 4, 2019

Catherine Czerkawska’s A Proper Person to be Detained, published by Contraband on 4 July, tells the true story of the mu…

J.A. Mensah wins inaugural NorthBound Book Award

Posted on June 28, 2019

Gateshead-based writer and researcher Juliana Mensah has won the inaugural NorthBound Book Award as part of the 2019 Nor…

Ghost Trees longlisted for the Wainwright Prize

Posted on June 5, 2019

Bob Gilbert’s Ghost Trees has been longlisted for the prestigious Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize for UK nature and tr…