Comma Press (@commapress )

Comma Press

Bio Independent publisher of short fiction from the UK and beyond. Small Press of the Year shortlistee. Tweets: @beccap1502 & @zoelizturner E:
Location Manchester, UK
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TweetDeck : Were busy programming the National Creative Writing Industry Day 2019 so writers, mark your diaries for 1st November! If you want to get a taste for what the day involves, you can watch our interviews with industry professionals from previous years here:

Twitter Web App : So excited to see that this prize is now open to submissions. Getting shortlisted for it back in 2018 was amazing and gave me the confidence I needed to send more of my rather odd speculative fiction 'out there'. Thank you Comma!…

Twitter Web App : Are you a short story writer, or just a fan of our author David Constantine and fancy trying your hand at his tricks? The Word Factory are running a masterclass with David tomorrow at Exeter Custom House from 11am, tickets available OTD!

Twitter Web App : The Comma Press Newsletter goes out this afternoon! A bi-weekly roundup of announcements, events, excerpts, reviews & more. Sign-up now to make sure you never miss a single Comma thing: 💌

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iPhone : Our new monthly column features Comma Press and their Open Letter to the London-centric
Publishing Industry - find out more about the independent publisher revolutionising the industry, one book at a time:

Twitter Web App : 'we need to start diversifying our workforces and, perhaps more importantly, dispersing across the UK in order to better engage with, & embolden a new generation of writers, readers and aspiring publishers.'
The Northern Fiction Alliance
Comma Press…

Twitter Web App : Im off on holiday for 2 weeks now, so heres a pre-#WITMonth blog post with summer reading recommendations that celebrate #womenintranslation: 20 brilliant books in 10 categories - something for everyone to enjoy! Catch up with you all in August 😎…

TweetDeck : Are you an aspiring short story writer? Or just looking for some new prompts and guidance? Sign up today for one of our Autumn short story writing courses, coming to #Bristol and #Manchester this October. More details and alumni feedback:… #amwriting

iPhone : Thirteen Months of Sunrise by Rania Mamoun, tr Elisabeth Jaquette, pub Comma Press This first collection in English by a female Sudanese writer is a masterclass in sensitive narration. The stories are lively but compassionate. Title comes from the Ethiopian calender of 13 months.

iPhone : In 1991 I was on the National Union of Students executive, responsible for antiracism campaigns. I went on the Day of Action demonstration after the New Cross fire. I experienced there the sense of collective solidarity and empowerment that I spoke if in my Political Psychology in Lisbon…

iPhone : A conversation with Jacob Ross about the New Cross fire, the subsequent day of action and the Brixton riots. A seminal moment in Black British history. In response to atrocity, the community came together collectively, became empowered, and weren't going to take it any more.…