26 News – June 2018

The London Writers Awards is Spread the Word’s new annual development programme for talented London writers. Currently open for application, the Awards’ aim is to increase the number of writers from currently under-represented communities being taken up…

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Beauty, balance and you

Argentum Apothecary – the multi-award winning skincare brand – are seeking their first full-time copywriter. Could it be you? The ingredients We need a storyteller. A crafter. A poet and an alchemist. A person who feels inspired…

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26 members’ news – April

Sidekick Books, the press I co-run, has been nominated for the Saboteur Awards in the Most Innovative Publisher and Best Anthology categories. Votes are open till May 9th and there are many wonderful novellas, collections, pamphlets and…

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Member’s news March

How can writers use video to promote our businesses? I was convinced that doing a bland pitch to camera for my website wouldn’t work. So I decided to do a rap to promote my speechwriting services instead.…

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Making a magazine

  A non-exhaustive, definitely non-expert account of what I’ve learned so far. By Sophie Gordon It all started with a message from my friend Gavin. Having taken a year-long sabbatical, he’d been travelling for a few months…

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Members’ news

Jacob Sam-La Rose I just launched a new generative poetry bot on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thepoemthedream And I’ve recorded an episode of Poetry Please for BBC Radio 4   John Jordon Excited about participating in the Armistice Day project, too.…

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D&AD President

My news is that I’m going to be President of the D&AD Writing for Design Awards jury this April, along with a host of lovely people including Rishi Dastidar of BrandPie and Hayley Redman of Innocent. Fiona…

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Headbooks Exhibition

Our first Sidekick Books exhibition is on until 31st January. Headbooks is a split-level exhibition in the Poetry Cafe, Covent Garden. Upstairs you have Roman debauchery with Bad Kid Catullus, new translations of Rome’s filthiest bard. Downstairs…

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Latest 26 images

Disused pub in Hoxton by Andy York
Photo by Lucy Beevor
Image by Tony Linkson
Found on the island of Giglio, Italy by Chris Bird.
26 Screenshot by Lara Muth
I live at number 26, and this is my bin!  Rebecca Thomas
Captured in Venice by Elen Lewis
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Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Distance markers on a disused railway in East Sussex. The Cuckoo Line.  By Tony Linkson
Spotted by Marin Lee at the Serpentine in Hyde Park
Spotted in Copenhagen by Helen MacKinven.
Spotted on the airfield of Tivat airport in Montenegro by Martin Lee
I took this picture in a fabulous vegan and raw food restaurant in Turin - Ezri Carlebach
Spotted in Capri by Laura Hunter
Woods near Jouqueviel, Midi-Pyrenees, 10 minutes after I had told my walking group about 26. They gave me a funny look. By David Mathews
Image by Ed Pritchard
Image by Lydia Thornley in Krakow
Spotted in Belfast by Jonathan Holt
From Christmas travels in Krakow by Lydia Thornley
Night time lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley
Daytime lamp from Christmas travels in Krakow by  Lydia Thornley