Crime Story 2020: Innovative crime writing festival turns spotlight on contemporary crime
A series of events for crime fiction fans will take place at Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle this spring, bringing together people from the two very different worlds of fact and fiction.
30 writers share £40,000 prize fund
A record 30 writers have been recognised at this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards – including the inaugural winner of the Northumbria University Student and Alumni Award.
Bestselling writer to headline Crime Story 2016
Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train, will headline this year’s Crime Story festival, delivered in partnership by Northumbria University and New Writing North.
One week left to enter the Northern Writers’ Awards
Writers based in the North of England have one week left to enter the Northern Writers’ Awards 2016.
Exclusive award seeks to find next literary star from Northumbria
Northumbria’s final year students and alumni have the chance to show their literary promise this month.
The Northern Writers Awards 2016 are now open
Writers based in the North of England are now able to apply for £40,000 worth of support through the Northern Writers’ Awards 2016.
Northern Writers’ Awards 2015 winners announced
Writers from across the North came together at Northumbria University last night as the winners of the Northern Writers’ Awards 2015 were revealed.
Northumbria graduate set for ‘runaway’ success
A journalism graduate who was signed up by publishing giants HarperCollins just 18 months after graduation will release her debut novel this month.
The digital age beckons at the Newcastle Writing Conference 2015
New Writing North is on a mission to help writers thrive in the digital age, starting with an innovative writing conference produced with Northumbria University this June.
Northumbria students, graduates and academics shortlisted in Culture Awards
The Journal Culture Awards shortlist was unveiled this month boasting a hotbed of talent including Northumbria University’s very own students, graduates and academics.
Crime writing festival explores the facts behind the fiction
Northumbria University, Newcastle and New Writing North are launching a brand new festival for writers and lovers of crime fiction.
Wartime youth crimes shine light on London riots
A rose-tinted collective memory of the ‘Blitz Spirit’ ignores the prevalence of juvenile delinquency at the time, says a Northumbria University researcher.