Joe Kennedy’s passion for furniture making really does run in the family.
This year’s Nick Dark award for best writing for stage screen and radio has opened, with a £3,000 increase on the previous year’s prize, giving £6,000 up for grabs.
Guy Martin’s photographs of the Arab Spring of 2011 in Egypt and Libya will be on display in an exhibition at The Poly, Falmouth.
A new exhibition will be serving up a feast of verbal and visual treats to visitors to Cornwall in August and September.
Novelists, screenwriters, journalists, non-fiction authors and copywriters will be gathering in Falmouth in July to teach on three short writing summer schools.
Polly Fields, who received a distinction for her MA in International Journalism from Falmouth University this autumn, has won one of only five International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Young Reporters Awards for a piece produced as part of her masters.
Greg Dennis, first year press and editorial photography student at University College Falmouth, (UCF) has won £400 worth of holiday vouchers in a photography competition held by Helpful Holidays. His winning photo, Bunty’s Water Rainbow shows his dog playing in the river Teign, Devon.
Tom Jamieson, second year student on BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography at University College Falmouth, has been awarded £1,000 by established arts charity, Ideas Tap to shoot a photo story of his choice following submission of images taken on a Newlyn fishing trawler. Earlier in the year the same photography saw him also win one of only four coveted full scholarships to attend the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop run by the VII Network in Istanbul.
Nick Warren of Plymouth’s graphic design company N9 Design, has been invited to join the Dott Cornwall – a programme of design-led community engagement projects in Cornwall running until November 2010.
Dartington alumnus, Simon Van Booy, has won the world’s richest and most prestigious short story prize, the Frank O’Connor award, for his second collection, Love Begins in Winter.