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Myriad Editions launch First Fictions festival

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Starting on 20 January, the independent, Sussex-based publisher's new festival celebrates first novels

A weekend of events taking place at the University of Sussex, First Fictions will look at various aspects of first novels from Jane Austen to those as yet unwritten. Participating writers include Nicholas Royle and Ian Rankin. The festival will also include the announcement of the winner of Myraid Editions' first-ever compettion for a first graphic novel in progress. The winning author or team will have their work published by Myriad Editions in 2013.

Website: http://myriadeditions.com/first-fictions-home

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