FIRST GRAPHIC NOVEL COMPETITION 2018
The 2018 First Graphic Novel Competition is open for entries from all cartoonists, and writers and artists working as a team, who are resident in the UK and who have not previously published a full-length graphic book. The closing date for entries is 28th February.
PUBLISHER OF THE MONTH
The lovely folk at Blackwells in Oxford are celebrating our merger with New Internationalist by championing us both as ‘Publishers of the Month’ in February. The promotion started on 1st February with the launch in store of Peter Adamson’s global literary thriller, The Kennedy Moment, and continues for six weeks during which Blackwells be be hosting several events including Short Stories Aloud (20th February) with Nicholas Royle in conversation with Sarah Franklin about his latest novel, An English Guide to Birdwatching.
IN CASE YOU MISSED…
The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy, by leading US feminist Cynthia Enloe, is described by Helena Kennedy OBE as ‘a manual for taking us to the finishing line of gender equality’. Cynthia is interviewed by Laura (Everyday Sexism) Bates in the Guardian.
Tony Peake’s exquisitely realised new novel, North Facing, revisits a seminal boyhood moment against the backdrop of political upheaval in South Africa.
Talking to Gina is a funny, touching and beautifully drawn memoir by Ottilie Hainsworth—described by Meg Rosoff as ‘a must-read for anyone who’s ever loved or been loved by a dog’.
Myriad publishes award-winning literary fiction, graphic novels and political nonfiction, including the ground-breaking State of the World atlas series. Our bestselling authors include Dan Smith, crime writers Elizabeth Haynes and Lesley Thomson, and graphic authors Darryl Cunningham, Kate Evans and Una. We champion new and emerging authors through two work-in-progress competitions. Recently we merged with New Internationalist as part of a joint plan to expand, reach wider audiences and publish books that push boundaries and embrace diversity.