News Archive: February 2016

2016 Longlist announced!

25th February, 2016

The 2016 longlist for the Walter Scott Prize has been announced.  Thirteen books are in contention, with settings as diverse as ancient Rome, wartime Europe, and Japan, Canada and Australia in previous centuries.  The longlist is: A GOD IN RUINS by Kate Atkinson SWEET CARESS by William Boyd A PETROL SCENTED SPRING by Ajay Close… Read More »

YWSP workshop now booking at Flatford Mill

10th February, 2016

‘Write Nights’, a programme of four creative writing workshops organised by YWSP, will take place on Tuesday evenings in February and March at the historic Flatford Mill in Suffolk, the setting of some of John Constable’s most iconic paintings. Write Nights is open to 11-16 year olds and runs from 7-9pm on 23rd February, 1st,… Read More »