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Ilkley Literature Festival 2021 Date to be announced soon

Tanya joins Natasha Carthew – author and director of the 2021 Festival for Working Class Writers – to launch a new nature writing prize.

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Birds of Firle an essay for Little Toller/The Clearing, January 2021

The story of a single wordless book of rooks, and the first year of its decade-long journey to reach 100 collaborators. Inviting responses on ‘grief or hope as the things with feathers’, Birds of Firle is an experiment in slow art and communal/cumulative creativity, initiated by Tanya for her small publisher imprint The Selkie Press.

Birds of Firle - Credit Tanya Shadrick

Weidenfeld & Nicolson pre-empts ‘breathtaking’ memoir (December 2019)

Editorial director Lettice Franklin acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in The Cure for Sleep from Robert Caskie at Caskie Mushens. It will be published as hardback, trade paperback, e-book and audiobook in spring 2022


Wild Woman Swimming longlisted for Wainwright Prize (June 2019)

The Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize celebrates the best books about nature, the outdoors and UK travel.

Celebrating its sixth year, the prize is awarded annually to the book which most successfully reflects the ethos of renowned nature writer Alfred Wainwright’s work, to inspire readers to explore the outdoors and to nurture a respect for the natural world.

You can read a sample chapter from Lynne Roper’s posthumously-published Wild Woman Swimming: A Journal of West Country Waters, edited and published by Tanya Shadrick through The Selkie Press, on the Wainwright Prize site.

Wainwright Prize 2019

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