April has been a busy and exciting month as we opened up submissions for the first ever Louise Rennison National Funny Award on April 1st.
Our new award has been making headlines across the UK, with a big double page feature on the competition in the Yorkshire Post, followed by a second article in the paper discussing how Louise's spirit lives on through talented female comic writers.
Born in Leeds, and a very proud Yorkshire lass, it was wonderful to see Louise remembered with such love in her hometown paper.
Another part of the world where Louise lived for many years was Brighton; as Louise's niece, Libby Severs, chatted live with BBC Radio Sussex about the launch of our new award in honour of her "Mad Aunt"!
With schools closed and families looking for new ways to be creative, the education and parenting press have also been writing about our comedy award - as a great way to try something new from home - with features appearing with Let's Go With the Children, The School Run and Independent Education Today.
Stay tuned to our social media channels for regular updates!