Meet Emily Thomas, judge of the children’s short story category.

EMILY THOMAS is one of our amazing panel of judges kindly volunteering their time to support our charity writing competition. Emily has commissioned and edited fiction and non-fiction for teenagers and adults. She started her career at Andre Deutsch Children’s Books and moved to Scholastic, Kingsfisher, Hodder Children’s Books (Hachette), Bonnier’s children’s books trade list…

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Summer Newsletter 2018

Our Summer Service User Newsletter is available to read now: Summer Newsletter 2018 It’s an exciting edition with news of our Queen’s Award, an invite to our service user birthday party, details of our writing competition and a little plug for all of our new groups. We sure have a lot going on this year!…

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Meet Kevin Higgins, judge of the poetry category

KEVIN HIGGINS is one of our amazing panel of judges kindly volunteering their time to support our charity writing competition. Described as ‘likely the most widely read living poet in Ireland,’ he has published five collections with Salmon Poetry, the West of Ireland’s largest literary publisher. Kevin’s work has been translated into Greek, Spanish, Italian,…

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Link Age Southwark Receives Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

We are pleased to announce that Link Age Southwark has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.  This award was created by The Queen in 2002 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation, recognising excellence in voluntary activities carried out by groups in the community. It is the MBE for volunteer groups.…

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