Join us for our Arts Week Special

Our next event will be held at the atmospheric basement bar of the Harrison, King’s Cross, at 7.30pm on Monday, May 20th. This event will be headlined by two fabulous new authors, Louise Hare and Abi Dare.

They’ll be joined by an amazing collection of writers:

Emily Critchley

Lauren Miller

Laurane Marchive

Alicia Mietus

Rushika Wick

 

Submissions are now closed! 

Calling all Creatives! We want your submissions for the MIRLive Arts Week Special!

Our next event will be held at the atmospheric basement bar of the Harrison, King’s Cross, at 7.30pm on Monday May 20th.This event will be headlined by two fabulous new authors, Louise Hare and Abi Dare. If you would like the opportunity to perform your work alongside them, send us your entries by midnight, Monday, May 6th.

Please submit your work to mironline.org/live  according to the guidelines below:

Any UK based author can submit work for consideration.

You can submit poetry, prose, plays.

You may submit 1500 words of prose, or 150 lines of poetry.

Submissions should be unpublished.

The MIROnline team will decide which submissions to select and the running order of the night. No editorial input will be provided. Work will be selected as it stands.

You will be advised whether your submission has been selected at least one week before the event.

 


Abi grew up in Lagos, Nigeria and has lived in the UK for over 18 years. She studied law at the University of Wolverhampton and has an M.Sc. in International Project Management from Glasgow Caledonian University.  She graduated with an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck University of London with Distinction. Her first novel, The Girl with the Louding Voice,  which will be published by Sceptre ( Hodder) in the UK and by Dutton ( Penguin Random House) in the US in 2020, won The Bath Novel Award in 2018 and was selected as a finalist in The Literary Consultancy Pen Factor competition in the same year. She lives with her family in Essex and works for a leading academic publisher in London.

 


Louise Hare recently completed the MA Creative Writing at Birkbeck. Her debut novel ‘This Lovely City’ was shortlisted for the Lucy Cavendish Prize for Fiction 2017 and will be published by HQ in spring 2020. Her short story ‘Panopticon’ was written on the MA and has been published in ‘The Good Journal.’

 

 

 


 

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