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New Writing North - Turn Up for the Books - participate in the programme!

New Writing North - Turn Up for the Books

Turn Up For The Books is a partnership project between New Writing North, English PEN and the Women’s Prize Trust, designed to give young people aged 16-25 an insight into careers within literature.

They are looking for 15 young people currently living in the North to participate in the programme, which will involve:

• Four industry based workshops in September/October 2021, focused on Programming, Demystifying Publishing, Jobs in Books and Reviewing & Content. These will be led by diverse panels of professionals from across the sector, and will include practical exercises as well as real world insights

• The opportunity to programme an exclusive event for Durham Book Festival in October 2021

• The opportunity to review an event at Durham Book Festival 2021

• Exclusive access to all digital and live events across the Festival

Places are limited.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 5 September.

Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 10 September.

If you have any questions regarding the programme please get in touch with New Writing North on


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