Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Penguin prize strips ethnic requirements

I picked this up from the Guardian:

The Decibel Penguin prize, an Arts Council initiative awarded to writers of "Asian, African and Caribbean background," has been forced to change its entry criteria after an intervention by the Commission for Racial Equality.This year's award will have no ethnic entry requirements, and will instead focus on "personal stories of immigrants to the UK."

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