The Word Festival are delighted to announce that Ra Page, co-founder of Comma Press and co-ordinator of Literature North West, will be giving a talk and Q&A session on how to attract a publisher / agent.
Ra Page works at the heart of the North West literature scene, publishing both new and established writers through Comma Press, as well as being a core instigator and promoter of new literature, short film-making and other arts projects in the North West.
Comma Press is a not-for-profit publishing house dedicated to promoting new fiction and poetry, with a strong emphasis on the short story. Founded in 2002, Comma Press ‘is committed to a spirit of risk-taking and challenging publishing, free of the commercial pressures on mainstream houses,’ and publishes a biannual “new writers” showcase ‘as a way of bringing in new talent alongside collections by already established writers such as David Constantine and Sean O’Brien.’
The Word Festival will be offering a fabulous day of networking and professional development opportunities to writers from across the North West, with sessions led by award-winning novelist Jenn Ashworth and Ebook chart-topping author Kerry Wilkinson, as well as with independent publisher Ra Page.
The full schedule for The Word Festival is coming soon, and tickets will be on sale shortly!