Locals in the Limelight : call for submissions

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Locals in the Limelight : call for submissions

Locals in the Limelight : call for submissions

Granite Noir is Aberdeen’s unique crime writing festival. In 2020 Granite Noir enters into its fourth year and we’re on hunt for the festival’s next set of talented Locals in the Limelight.

Granite Noir has done wonders for my profile as an author.”
Eric Davidson Local in the Limelight 2019

Locals in the Limelight, is an opportunity for some of the North-east’s most talented up-and-coming writers to read extracts from their noir fiction alongside some of the festival’s top crime authors. If you’re a North-east Scotland based writer and would like a chance to showcase your work at Granite Noir 2020, we invite you to apply.

How to Apply

Please send us an extract of no more than 5,000 words (a short story, novel extract, screenplay, drama extract, or examples of noir flash fiction), along with a one paragraph biography and (if submitting part of a novel) a brief description of the longer work. Be sure to include your contact information.

Submissions should be sent via email to Lesley Anne Rose lesleyanne.rose@aberdeenperformingarts.com

The deadline for submissions is: 2 September 2019 at 12:00pm.