Bradt founder Hilary Bradt reveals the longlist for the New Travel Writer of the Year competition 2016.
Janice Booth, preliminary judge of the New Travel Writer of the Year competition, offers a few initial comments on the entries.
A stupendous opportunity for unpublished travel writers: the most exciting and valuable competition there is!
A win at the British Guild of Travel Writers’ awards rounds off a grand slam of travel guide publishing awards for Bradt in 2016.
Travel writing is no different from any other sort of writing. The author needs to grab the reader’s attention and hold it. The best writers do this so subtly that the reader is beguiled without ever being aware of technique.
Elizabeth Gowing, winner of last year’s travel-writing competition, tells us more about her new book The Rubbish-Picker’s Wife.
At a terrific ceremony held at Stanfords Bookshop in London, Hilary Bradt and guest Simon Calder announced the winners of our 2015 travel-writing competition, in association with The Independent on Sunday.
Read the winning entries from 2014’s travel-writing competition.
Jonathan and Angela Scott discuss the future of tourism in Kenya and the challenges facing the country, its people and wildlife.
With Iran’s importance in the region becoming increasingly important, we relive Hilary Bradt’s memories of the country in 1996 and ask Maria Oleinik for her impressions of the country today.