Month: March 2019

A BOOK OF BLUES READING, Bristol Library Oct 4th 7pm

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LOOK TO THE SKY – NEW PLAY TOURING OCT ’11

So, the casting is done, the score’s being produced and I’m in the last stages of editing for my latest play, LOOK TO THE SKY,  nominated for the Alfred Fagon award and touring in October this year. I’m very proud of this one so please come along and see what we’ve been doing! For more…


Self Publishing Workshop for African Writers

Just got sent this link, please click here for details.


‘A Book of Blues’ – Voice Interview

Hi Everyone, Here’s an article for my ‘Starting to Write’ Course at the Urban Arvon – a 3 day writers workshop in London – for my details on that, click here. And to read the actual interview, click here. Sorry for not posting anything for awhile, it’s been a bit of a blur lately, but…


Dissemination, Democracy and the New Danger

I have been trying to make sense of the last few weeks here in the UK, firstly as an author, someone who disseminates information, and then writes my own thoughts on the subject, based on what I have learned. This was always done with the intention of writing about the riots, what I saw on…


The Next Big Thing Questionnaire

I’ve been invited by Zelda Rhiando, author and recent winner of the £10,000 Kidwell-e Book prize for her amazing debut Caposcripti (find her site at www.badzelda.com) to take the Next Big Thing questionnaire, where authors talk about what they’re publishing next. So I did. Future authors taking the questionnaire will be Tom Bullough, author of…


First Review for US edition of The Gospel According to Cane

A mother’s love is unbreakable, as Frank O’Connor Award–nominee Newland (The Scholar) demonstrates in his latest novel. Heartbroken after the abduction of her infant son, Beverley Cottrell blames both her husband, who left their son Malakay in the car alone, and herself for not being able to protect and raise Malakay. She rebuffs her family…


It’s almost time – LOOK TO THE SKY premier 5th October…

Look To The Sky An urban thriller By Courttia Newland A gripping new Half Moon play for ages 13+ UK TOUR OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2011 FOR SCHOOLS BOOKING AND INFORMATION, PLEASE CLICK HERE A lonely, disused warehouse. Three teenagers, Doubt, Obs and Braun. One lost member of their group, the curious Inno. A search along dark…


A BOOK OF BLUES READING, Bristol Library Oct 4th 7pm

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Peppergain review – A Book of Blues

Just in case you haven’t caught this…  Click here to read…