Posted on 28th May 2014

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Salon London launch new festival of ideas: Also Festival

The thinkers behind the event series Salon London, Helen Bagnall and musician Juliet Russell, are this June running their very first Also Festival.

Posted on 20th May 2014

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Susanna Jones takes up Korean Residency

As well as working to develop the prize in the UK, the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize team has been looking at opportunities to take the prize to other countries and are delighted to announce that writer Susanna Jones will be taking a one month Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize Writing Residency at the Toji Cultural Centre…

Posted on 20th May 2014

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WHSmith Travel to support the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize

Strong support is growing from retailers for the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize 2014, the winners of which will be announced on 19th June at Jerwood Space, London. WHSmith Travel is including the eight winning books in its Recommends promotion, meaning that for six weeks from mid-July, prominent space will be given to the Jerwood Fiction…

Posted on 20th May 2014

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Kaite Welsh’s Top 5 Independent Scottish Publishers

In the past decade, Scotland’s independent publishing scene has flourished. Using the deeply scientific metric of ‘how many of their books do I have?’ I’ve picked my top five, but if any others would like to prove their worth by sending me free books, I’d like to go on the record as being completely OK with that.

Posted on 13th May 2014

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Radical Voices – the independence referendum and Scottish literature

In her first piece as Guest Editor on Fiction Uncovered, Kaite Welsh takes a look at the Scottish literary scene and what affect Scottish independence could have on British literary culture.

Posted on 6th May 2014

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Guest Editor announced for May: Kaite Welsh

We are delighted to announce that Kaite Welsh will be contributing to the Fiction Uncovered website as our Guest Editor for the month of May. We are asking authors, journalists and friends of Fiction Uncovered to contribute opinion pieces and reviews on a monthly basis for the duration of this year’s promotion. Check the website, Twitter…

Posted on 2nd May 2014

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Ten British Books You Should Uncover…

In his final piece as guest editor for the month of April, Simon Savidge shares his “ten books by contemporary British authors that you might not have discovered yet and really need to get a wriggle on and read.”