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Experience

  • Various, including Guardian, Observer, Radio Times
  • The Times

Alan Franks's published articles – last 12 months*

107 articles since November 2007 with an average of 1404 words
  • 107 articles (since November 2007)
  • Average article: 47 column inches (1404 words)
  • Shortest article: 0 column inches (4 words)
  • Longest article: 137 column inches (4102 words)

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*Please note that these statistics are based only on articles published online in these publications.

Experience

  • Freelance (Various, including Guardian, Observer, Radio Times)

    2010 - 2015
  • Feature writer, The Times

    1979 - 2010
  • Feature writer, The Times

    1979 - 2010

Education

  • University College Oxford

    BA, English
    1966-1969
  • Westminster, London

    1961-1966

Books by Alan Franks

  • A World Elsewhere (play)

    Muswell Press, 2014
  • The Notes of Dr. Newgate (novel)

    Muswell Press, 2013
  • Unmade Roads (poems)

    Muswell Press, 2011
  • The Sins of the Sons (novel)

    Muswell Press, 2010
  • Going Over and other stories

    Muswell Press, 2008
  • The Work of Alan Franks

    Markings Magazine, Dumfries and Galloway, 2008
  • Going Over (novella)

    "New Writer" journal, 2003
  • The Mother Tongue

    Samuel French, 1993
  • Real Life With Small Children Underfoot

    J.M. Dent (hardback) and New English Library (paperback), 1984
  • Boychester's Bugle (novel)

    Heinemann, 1982

Awards won

  • Wilfred Owen poetry prize

    2014
  • Plough poetry prize

    2007
  • Wigtown poetry competition, first prize

    2007
  • "New Writer" novella prize

    2003
  • "New Writer" novella prize

    2003
  • "New Writer" novella prize

    2003
  • Petra Kenney poetry prize

    2003

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Phone Alan Franks at: 07880 505566

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