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  • “It has been life-changing.” NorthBound Book Award 2020 winner John D. Rutter talks to Northern Soul

    The NorthBound Book Award is part of the Northern Writers’ Awards, which is a collaboration between New Writing Northindependent publisher Saraband and, from 2021 onwards, University of York. 

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    July 28, 2021 No Comments
  • The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2022

    We’re delighted to announce that Northern Soul is the Media Partner for the fifth annual Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction. This is our fourth year as partner for the prestigious prize, run by Comma Press and the University of Central Lancashire. Comma’s commitment to the short story and its place in today’s literary narrative is second to none, as is its work to blur cultural and social boundaries.

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    July 21, 2021 No Comments
  • Looking for Emily Williamson, RSPB founder

    Who was Emily Williamson?

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  • “We have been dreaming about this for decades.” UK’s first purpose-built LGBT+ Extra Care housing facility in Manchester moves forward

    Way back in 2019, I wrote a piece for Northern Soul about the UK’s first LGBT retirement community that was due to be established in Whalley Range, South Manchester.

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