Independents Day Competition
6 June 2013
"In the current cultural environment it seems that we are in danger of neglecting the power of individual creativity, a strength that brings such diversity and excitement to our lives. Join us for an ambitious day of discussion, debate and entertainment delivered by invited special guests from across our independent arts industries, publishing, theatre, film, art and music."
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5pm - 6 pm
What are the prospects for a first-time writer? What is the key to discovering new talent and what role does the independent sector play in nurturing the stars of tomorrow? Writers and editors talk about their publishing experiences, with a panel discussion followed by a Q&A chaired by Erica Wagner (The Times Literary Editor), featuring Amy Sackville (Granta Author), Bea Hitchman (Profile/Serpent's Tail Author), Patrick Flanery (Atlantic Author), Ted Hodgkinson (Online Editor Granta), and Ravi Mirchandani (Atlantic Books Publishing Director).
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We are giving away 2 FREE tickets to the afternoon programme (2 - 6pm) which includes free poetry readings and music from Studio Rockers in the bar! To enter leave a comment below about what you think the strengths and weaknesses of the independent scene are ...