• Bloomsbury Festival - October 2007
Pulp Net programmed half a dozen literary and participatory events, supported by Camden Council, as part of this popular and successful community arts festival in WC1. The festival attracted thousands of people aged 5-85. Programme
• Pulp Net Bloomsbury Prize - July-October 2007
This competition was judged anonymously by award winning story writer Linda Leatherbarrow, who teaches on the Creative Writing MA at Middlesex University. The winner is Sarah Macleod. This project was supported by Arts Council England-London.
• Finfest 2007 - September 2007
Pulp Net offered a day of live events as part of this popular multicultural arts festival in London’s Finsbury Park. The events reached a wide and very mixed audience. Participating authors included Nikesh Shukla (left) and writers from OUP, Legend Press, Orion, Apis Books, and Serpent’s Tail. Pulp Net worked in partnership with FinFuture to deliver this project. Programme
• Story.txt competiton - May-June 2007
This free-to-enter 100-word story competition was run by Pulp Net with the London paper. Stories were entered by mobile phone text. The judges panel included novelist Gautam Malkani (author of Londonstani), Pulp Net editor Lane Ashfeldt, and London Paper journalist Lottie Moggach. This project was supported by Arts Council England-London, with sponsorship from Orange, and the london paper as media partner.
Links: Winners summary here - Arts Council England link here
• Down the Angel and Up Holloway - 2004-2006
In 2004-5, Redzone Writers Workshop took place at Arsenal Football Club. The workshops (supported by The Cripplegate Foundation and Islington Council) attracted people from a variety of ages and backgrounds, all new to writing. This led to the publication of a softback book, with support from The Big Lottery Fund.