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Six young writers longlisted for New Voices Award
PEN International has released the longlist for its 2016 New Voices Award for young writers

The award, open to unpublished writers between 18 and 30, whether submitting short stories, creative non-fiction, journalism or poetry, is designed to encourage new writing worldwide, particularly from diverse linguistic regions and communities.

It also provides a platform for young and unpublished writers to promote their work. The six-strong longlist, whittled down from nominations from 150 PEN centres around the world, comprises nominations from PEN Afrikaans, Wales PEN Cymru, English PEN, German PEN, Romanian PEN and Pen Canada. For the rest of the article

Source: The Bookseller

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