Meet the Editor: BLACKPOOL

Meet the Editor: BLACKPOOL
18 Jan 2020 at 01:00 pm
18 Jan 2020 at 03:00 pm

New Writing North and The Literary Consultancy (TLC) are delighted to be visiting Blackpool as NWN launches the 2020 Northern Writers’ Awards.

This roadshow will include sessions on the author-agent relationship and finding outlets for new work, as well as offering essential advice for novelists and poets considering applying for the Northern Writers’ Awards and other opportunities.

Representing TLC’s Regional Ambassadors Scheme at this event will be the novelist and editor Sarah Butler.

About the editor

Sarah Butler has two novels published by Picador in the UK and with fourteen international publishers: Ten Things I’ve Learnt About Love (2013) and Before The Fire (2015). In November 2018, Sarah Butler – TLC Showcase authorshe published a novella, Not Home, written in conversation with people living in unsupported temporary accommodation in Manchester. Her new novel, Jack and Bet, will be published by Picador in Spring 2020. Sarah’s work explores ideas of home, belonging, identity, family, and urban landscapes. She is currently a CHASE Scholar in Creative Writing at the Open University and lectures part-time in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. Sarah also explores the relationship between writing and place through participatory projects. Recent writing residencies include writer-in-residence on the Central line; at Great Ormond Street Hospital; and Stories From The Road – a project exploring personal stories of Oxford Road, Manchester.

TLC’s Regional Ambassadors Scheme

TLC’s Regional Ambassadors are hosting a series of workshops for writers through 2019 in Exeter, Norwich, Birmingham, and Bradford, in association with TLC’s regional literature development partners. You can find out more on the main Events page here. If you would like to host a TLC Regional Ambassador in your area, please get in touch with us on

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