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Rochita Loenen Ruiz Talks About the Milford Bursary for Writers of Colour

Each year, finances permitting, Milford invites writers of colour to apply for one of the two available bursary places. In 2017, our first bursary year, our writers were Suyi Davies Okungbowa (Nigeria) and Dolly Garland (UK). In our second year … Continue reading

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Milford Retrospective by Jacey Bedford

I was hoping I’d have had a Milford report from one of the report volunteers, always one (or several) of the Milford newbies, but they haven’t arrived yet, so here are my impressions of Milford 2018. Wet, wet, wet! (And … Continue reading

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2nd Live Blog – Milford 2018

Jacey Bedford It’s Wednesday morning. The sun has come out for five minutes but the south wind is still blowing a hooligan. It’s been a very wild week in Wild Welsh Wales so far, but other than venturing between our … Continue reading

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FUNDED PLACES FOR SF WRITERS OF COLOUR TO ATTEND MILFORD 2019

Due to the generosity of the committee of the 2012 and 2018 Eastercons, and an anonymous (writer) donor, Milford SF Writers’ Conference is offering two bursaries for self-identifying science fiction/fantasy writers of colour (BAME)  to attend the 2019 Milford SF … Continue reading

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The Milford Write Up for 2017

Contributors: Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Dolly Garland, Mark Isles and Steph Bianchini Setting: Trigonos Centre, Nantlle Valley, Wales In the beautiful Trigonos centre, under the cover of clouds and rains and occasional bursts of sunshine, fifteen writers gathered together for one … Continue reading

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Live blogging from Milford 2017: Tuesday 12th September – 9.45 p.m.

Suyi Davies Okungbowa Morning starts off quite wet, then suddenly gives way to this beautiful amount of sun we’re not expecting. Some take this opportunity to slink away to Mordor and return without any Gandalf Eagles (looking at you Vaughan … Continue reading

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Milford Writers of Colour Bursary Awards

We are delighted to announce that the two bursary places for the 2017 Milford have been awarded to… <drum roll> Suyi Davies Okungbowa from Lagos, Nigeria, and Dolly Garland from London, UK. We’re looking forward to seeing them both in … Continue reading

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