Thursday, 14 November 2013

A Playwright and A Review

Two items of interest:

Lucy Kirkwood has won the inaugural Berwin Lee Playwrights Award for UK playwrights. For more information click here and here.

And  Philip Hensher in his recent review of 'Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life by Hermoine Lee' suggests the careers of women novelists follow  "a more complex path" than the careers of male novelists. Click here for the full review.

Monday, 4 November 2013

Words And Women receive an APF grant!

Words And Women are enormously pleased to announce that we've received a generous Arts Project Fund grant from Norfolk County Council. The grant is to help us realise our OF ONE'S OWN project which we launched recently and which aims to create a short film for   International Women's Day next year.

There's  information about this project on the Film page of this blog but briefly the  film will explore where women in this region write today  and also how they write, and we hope to show this film in as many independent cinema outlets as we can on the 8th March.

It's an ambitious project and the grant is a great validation of it . The project can't succeed however without the input of all women writers over the age of 16 from the East of England. We need you to contribute. Again see our film page for more details or go to our special project blog Of One's Own at