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Jan Fairley Award Winning Piece Published In Scotsman

Alan Bett’s winning interview with Chinese writer Jung Chang was published today in the Scotsman’s magazine section, along with a tribute to Jan, and some information about the award.  You can read the text on this link.   http://www.theskinny.co.uk/books/features/309234 Advertisements

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First Jan Fairley Award Winners Announced

    After an award ceremony held at the Edinburgh International Festival Centre, The Hub, on 30 March, the Edinburgh Branches of the National Union of Journalists are delighted to announce the winner of the first-ever Jan Fairley Award, 2015, … Continue reading

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Living Politics, Making Music

LIVING Politics, Making Music: the writings of Jan Fairley is available from Ashgate Press, having been published last year. The book is edited by Simon Frith, Tovey Professor of Music at the University of Edinburgh, and Stan Rijven and Ian … Continue reading

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A wonderful response

WHAT a fine response we had to the first Jan Fairley Memorial Award for Edinburgh-connected arts journalism with a social or international outlook. The aim of the award is to encourage and support new writers and writing. Altogether more than 30 pieces … Continue reading

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Three days to go!

THANKS to all those who have submitted entries for the first ever Jan Fairley Memorial Award so far. There are now just over three days to go! The deadline for receiving your articles is midnight on Sunday 30th November 2014. … Continue reading

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Get your entry in now!

THERE are now just under two weeks to go for entrants for the first Jan Fairley Award, sponsored by the Edinburgh branches of the National Union of Journalists and supported by The Scotsman newspaper. THE DEADLINE IS MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY 30th NOVEMBER 2014. Entrants should … Continue reading

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Award deadline extended

THE deadline for submissions for the first Jan Fairley Award has been extended by a month to allow Edinburgh-linked journalists with an interest in arts in an international context a little more time to get their entries in. It is … Continue reading

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