Teika is the founder and managing editor of Mother's Milk Books

Interview with Dawn Allen, winner of the Mother's Milk Books Writing Prize (prose category)

As there are now only 12 days to go until the deadline for submissions for the Mother’s Milk Books Writing Prize  I thought it was high time that I shared this interview with Dawn Allen, the prose winner of last year’s prize. Many thanks to Dawn for taking the time to answer my questions and I hope it inspires YOU to put pen to paper and enter our Writing Prize!

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Literary Heroes and Heroines of 2016

What a year 2016 has been. Enough has been written about the negatives (for the world in general, as well as the literary world) so instead I will focus on the positives. Please do feel free to add your own literary heroes/heroines in the comments below. And here’s to 2017!

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Guest — Helen
Ah, what a lovely post. Wouldn't it be a satisfying project to have a to-read list of one book from each of the small presses you ... Read More
Sunday, 01 January 2017 07:18
Guest — Ana Salote
Yes to all of the above. Also Neil Griffiths for celebrating, promoting and financially backing small presses. Intrigued to see wh... Read More
Sunday, 01 January 2017 22:28
Guest — Maddy@writingbubble
I'm so honoured to be included in this list - and what a fabulous list it is! I think the work you do is amazing and I'm constantl... Read More
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 11:12
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Interview with Sheila Wild, winner of the Mother's Milk Books Writing Prize (poetry category)

As we’ve just now published the Mother’s Milk Books Writing Prize Anthology 2015: LOVE I thought it was about time that I shared this interview with Sheila Wild, the poetry winner of last year’s prize. Huge thanks to Sheila for taking the time to answer my questions and I hope it inspires YOU to put pen to paper.

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Results of the 2016 Mother's Milk Books Pamphlet Prize

 

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Guest — Maria Heath
I am delighted to hear the news of the competition and to be on the commended list ! Many thanks to Angela Topping for judging the... Read More
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 16:26
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Confessions of an Editor (as well as some submitting tips)

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Guest — maddy@writingbubble
This is such an interesting read, particularly as I'm in the middle of reading the book, so have already read some of the stories ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 20:32
Guest — Antonia
That's really interesting! I think more editors need to share their process, and it makes me want to read Grimm Reality when perha... Read More
Thursday, 02 June 2016 17:26
Guest — Sophie Lovett
Really interesting post - which makes me want to read this collection even more! I'm hoping I might finally have time when I finis... Read More
Monday, 06 June 2016 11:57
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