by Various authors - £4.99 Writing on the Wall (2019)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781910580356 | ISBN 10: 191058035x
Pulp Idol is a novel writing competition run by Writing on the Wall, Liverpool's longest running writing and literary organisation. Many new novelists, including Ariel Kahn - Raising Sparks, James Rice - Alice and the Fly, John Donoghue - The Death's Head Chess Club and Clare Coombes - Definitions, have found their first success through Pulp Idol. This is a competition that is unearthing the best new novelists from Liverpool and across the country.
"The Pulp Idol anthology is that rare thing, an invitation to be part of a community of writing, to inhabit a dazzling array of fictional worlds. As a past contestant and runner up in 2018, I can attest that Pulp Idol is life-changing, and led to the publication of my debut novel. Come and discover the inspirational work of this year's finalists. Welcome to the celebration."
(Ariel Kahn, Raising Sparks (Bluemoose Books)
"The Pulp Idol competition is renowned for showcasing aspiring authors with exciting ideas and a flair for writing. The quality of entries is always extremely high, and I was particularly impressed this year with the scope and originality of the manuscripts being presented. Congratulations to all who took part, particularly the finalists and the winners of the competition."
(Laura Williams, Literary Agent, Greene & Heaton Literary Agency)
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