Sophie Haydock strikes major publishing deal

We’re thrilled to announce that the Word Factory’s associate director Sophie Haydock’s debut novel ‘The Flames’ has been acquired by Doubleday. ‘The Flame’s’ explores the lives of four women who were”muses” to the artist Egon Schiele. Her novel “transports the reader to the fading glamour and glory of Vienna at the turn of the twentieth … Read more

The Word Factory Receives Arts Council Funding

We’re thrilled to announce that the Word Factory is the recipient of Arts Council funding. Here’s a message from Cathy Galvin at the Word Factory’s virtual HQ: “I am delighted we have received Arts Council England support during the current emergency – a testament to the impact of the organisation on the world of the … Read more

Thanks for all your wonderful submissions to our blog

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Thanks to everyone who has sent in work to Cathy Galvin for our new blog. We have been delighted by the response, and the flash, stories and pieces that are coming in. Submissions of 800 words or less remain open until April 22nd. Then we will read, edit and publish a selection of our favourites.