Monthly Archives: June 2011

Glad To Be A Gay Writer? The Guardian Podcast…

In this week’s Guardian podcast you can see them continue their “inquiry into the politics of fiction” this week they are looking into a question rather close to our hearts “by asking if the gay novel can make a difference.” They head off to … Continue reading

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“We Aren’t Anywhere-centric”… A Manchester Meeting of Minds

Last week saw the meeting of the three male founding members of the Green Carnation Prize - Simon Savidge, Paul Magrs and Nick Campbell - to celebrate the re-launch of the prize for 2011 on Canal Street in Manchester. The venue was … Continue reading

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Stella Duffy Discusses ‘Theodora’

After she kindly gave up the possibility of being a submission for this years Green Carnation Prize with her novel ‘Theodora’ in order to be a judge for us, we thought we would share a video of the lovely Stella … Continue reading

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Green Carnation Mention on ‘Books on the Nightstand’…

We have been thrilled to discover that the Green Carnation Prize has been mentioned on ‘Books on the Nightstand’ which is one of the most popular book podcasts in America. Ann Kingman and Michael Kindness (who are serious book lovers … Continue reading

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Phobia Behind The Scenes?

A lot of people commented on the blog post by our chair, Simon Savidge, that he wrote for The Bookseller the other day called ‘Proud To Publish’. There were an interesting set of responses to the post and indeed to … Continue reading

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Proud To Publish? Our Chair Discusses…

Well who would have thought it? Only a few days after the relaunch of the site and the Green Carnation not only gets a mention in The Bookseller but its very own post which our chair for 2011, Simon Savidge, … Continue reading

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On The Day Of Our Relaunch, A Word Or Two From Our Chair…

“When I have told people that I am this year’s chair of judges for the Green Carnation Prize, and indeed one of its founders, people initially get very excited for me. It has been interesting to me that afterwards, when … Continue reading

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