Calling all aspiring authors: Stormzy launches 2020 prize for new voices
The second annual edition of the #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize is open to anyone between the ages of 16-30.
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If you’re a freelance journalist who wants to write for us, here is a helpful guide.
‘call me by your name’ author andré aciman on what makes a writer
The author of 'Call Me by Your Name' and new book 'Enigma Variations' shares his advice for new writers.
stormzy’s teamed up with penguin to launch '#merky books'
Aiming to discover and publish a new generation of writers.
the cult of rupi kaur
How the poet is selling out venues across the world, with help from her nearly two million Instagram followers.
janet mock on writing a new kind of twenty-something
Janet Mock spent her twenties in New York — first interning at Playboy and later editing at People. Here's what she learned.
cara delevingne says her young adult novel will creep you out
The novel follows a group of friends as they try to discover why their friend disappeared... then mysteriously returned.
thank f$@*! swearing is on the rise in literature
Effing and blinding has never been more popular — and it’s all because we are better at expressing ourselves.
sex dolls, mind games and a dolphin fetish: inside alissa nutting's new, nonsensical novel
Alissa Nutting writes about things we all fear -- but she’s by no means an author of horror stories. Instead, she’s one of the rare writers of American fiction who touches on the topics the best-selling authors wouldn’t dare to; a fearless rebel of the...
new label hades wants you to wear your emotions, from anxiety to unrequited love
Designer Cassie Holland has taken post-internet angst and turned it into wearable art.
the rise of the ‘insta poet’, how a new generation of poetry was born online
Ahead of International Women’s Day, we meet the young women who have brought poetry into the 21st century.
bri lee is the young writer inspiring hot chicks with big brains
Meet the bold new voice emerging on Australia’s lit scene ahead of her appearance at the Emerging Writers' Festival.