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Decibel Penguin Prize

Volume 463: debated on Monday 23 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will make a statement on the future of the decibel Penguin prize. (151109)

The second decibel Penguin anthology will be published in November. Writers from all backgrounds were invited to submit personal accounts of the experience of immigration to the United Kingdom and 16 authors were chosen. This volume has received about £3,500 from Arts Council England. There are plans for one further volume next year.