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Pulp Idol 2023 – Grand Final

Admission Free
Start Time 19:00
End Time 21:30

Join in to find out who will be crowned Pulp Idol 2023 Champion!

Writing on the Wall have been running their annual Pulp Idol competition for over ten years, publishing the first chapters of the competition’s finalists in a printed, professional anthology that is distributed among a network of nationwide agents and publishers.

In their Pulp Idol 2023 Grand Final, their twelve finalists of this years competition will compete by reading the first chapters of their novel to their judging panel.

Meet their Grand Final Judges…

Kevin Duffy, co-founder of Bluemoose Books
Clare Coombes, founder of The Liverpool Literary Agency
Philippa Holloway, academic, author of The Half Life of Snails (2022) and Pulp Idol Alumni (2019)

And the finalists are…

Helen Alexandra Jones
Rachel Backland
Angela Cheveau
Chandana Das
Matt Holland
Phil Jones
Patrick Graham
Alisha Osman
Lee Stevenson
Susan Stout
Addae Gaskin
Amy Watkins

If you have any questions or queries relating to Pulp Idol 2023, please email Jenny Dalton at

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