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Northwords Now – Summer Issue 2011

Just visit our website and you’ll get some idea of how chuffed I feel right now, not just with the quality of writing in the summer issue but also with the terrific artwork. You can also get to hear – … Continue reading

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How teaching Creative Writing with the OU has influenced my own writing practice – by Shanta Everington

When I started teaching Creative Writing with The Open University in London in 2008, I had two recently published novels under my belt – Marilyn and Me (Cinnamon Press, 2007) and Give Me a Sign (Flame Books, 2008) – and … Continue reading

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update from Chris Powici

May was a strange, busy and enjoyable month. The strange side has largely consisted of weird fluctuations between summer and something resembling winter. Big winds have toppled a lot of trees hereabouts which gives the landscape a sort of dishevelled … Continue reading

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Update from Chris Powici

Tuesday 22nd March Today is proving itself a vivid illustration of how mixed my working life has become. I find myself moderating an Open University forum on ‘graduateness’ and how best to enhance it, at (more or less) the same … Continue reading

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Chris Powici, editor of Northwords Now

I’m two issues into editing Northwords Now and the time has come to start myself a ‘blog’. This is something I promised myself (and others) back In January. The good folk at The Open University (one of my other employers … Continue reading

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