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Interview with Victoria Bennett, winner of the 2017 Mother's Milk Books Writing Prize (non-fiction category)

As there is now only one week to go until the deadline for submissions for the Mother's Milk Books Poetry Prize it's about time that I shared this interview with Victoria Bennett, the non-fiction winner of last year's prize. Many thanks to Victoria for taking the time to answer my questions with such insightful answers, and I hope it inspires the w...
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Results of the 2017 Mother's Milk Books Writing Prize

Finally, and despite various technological problems (a major computer crash!) I am very happy indeed to be able to share the results of our 2017 Writing Prize. Many, many thanks to all those who entered and trusted us with their writing. And many, many thanks to the poetry judge, Alison Lock and fiction judge, Ana Salote for reading, consideri...
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Interview with Grace Fletcher-Hackwood, winner of the 2016 Mother's Milk Books Writing Prize (prose category)

Many thanks to Grace, last year's prose winner, for taking the time to answer my questions - I don't often get to hear what happens with the winner's prize money, so this lovely story is very welcome! Hopefully this inspiring Q&A willl give those still considering whether to enter the Writing Prize or not further incentive to get those submissi...
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Interview with Sophie Kirtley, winner of the 2016 Mother's Milk Books Writing Prize (poetry category)

As there are now only two weeks to go until the deadline for submissions for the Mother's Milk Books Writing Prize I thought it was about time that I shared this interview with Sophie Kirtley, the poetry winner of last year's prize. Many thanks to Sophie for taking the time to answer my questions and I hope it inspires YOU to put pen to paper and e...
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The Runners-Up of the 2016 Mother's Milk Books Writing Prize

As promised in the last post, here are the pieces of the runners-up of the 2016 Mother's Milk Books Writing Prize. I hope you have a chance to sit and read them, cup of tea to hand, and to be able to savour the authors' lovingly-crafted words.Poetry Category (Adult)Prenatal SkiAfter several monthsin this bed ghettoobserving my stomach rise above it...
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