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First Pages Prize 2018 Long and Shortlist Announced

Finalists for the inaugural Stockholm Writers Festival "First Pages Prize" has been announced for 2018. With high quality entries of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry, received from all over the world, we have been so impressed with the 254 submissions to the inaugural First Pages Prize. It was hard for...

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Fantastic Kickoff Last Night!

Last night was the official kick off Stockholm Writer's Festival 2018! Authors, agents, committee members and volunteers, some flying in from overseas, gathered at Catherine's incredible apartment to launch the start of this momentous event. The weather gods must've got the memo too because it welcomed us with flawless blue skies. Did thi...

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The First Pages Prize has closed!

The inaugural First Pages Prize closed for entries on March 13, 2018 with a flurry of submissions pouring in from all corners of the globe. We received 258 entries of prose, creative non-fiction and poetry. So many genres, so many settings, so many characters, and out-of-this-world writing. Stay tuned for announcements in the coming weeks as...

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Hike Up That Second Mountain

Stockholm Writers Festival founder, Catherine Pettersson appeared this week in an interview with SAND Literary Journal in Berlin. As a writer, you think that the big mountain to climb is the manuscript and then you realize there is a second, much higher mountain behind that one that you couldn’t see, which is the industry:...

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