Gary Dalkin

Gary Dalkin is freelance editor and an independent writing consultant, working with aspiring authors to ensure that their writing has the best possible chance of publication. He has contributed to every issue of Writing Magazine for the last 12 years and is the editor of John Barry: The Man With The Midas Touch, the definitive biography of Britain’s greatest film composer. He is a former judge of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and former editor of Vector: The Critical Journal of the British Science Fiction Association. His work ranges from interviews for (Sir Arthur C. Clarke) to concert program notes for the London Symphony Orchestra and podcasts for the Royal Opera House. Currently editing a special anthology for Wayward Plants to be published in 2013, he works personally with Dr Jane Goodall, DBE, as volunteer coordinator for the Jane Goodall Institute Bournemouth Base Camp. For more information visit:


A Compassionate Manifesto

KATHLEEN ANN GOONAN'S In War Times, originally published in 2007, won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel and ...

A Compassionate Manifesto
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

Entry Fee: $35. Entry fees are non-refundable.

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