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Joseph Heller Departs From Merrill Anderson NYC


American copywriter will take his writing talents outside of the industry

Joseph Heller Departs From Merrill Anderson NYC

Having worked with the agency for just 3 years Joe Heller has decided to dedicate his creative talents towards writing novels. Colleagues have suggested that there may be something special in the pipeline already.

This revelation is perfectly timed for The Winston Fletcher Fiction Prize which takes place next month.

Sir Tim Waterston, judge of the Winston Fletcher Prize, commented: “Advertising is a constant source of great writing talent. And the aim of The Winston Fletcher Fiction Prize is to help encourage aspiring writers like Joseph.”

Entries for the 2017 Fiction Prize are now officially open, and short stories or passages from longer novels will be accepted anywhere up to 4000 words. It is free to enter, there is a prize fund of £2000, and the closing date for entries is 31st August 2017. To find out more, visit


When asked to comment on his recent departure, Merrill Anderson’s reply was short and to the point: “business as usual”.

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IPA, Wed, 03 May 2017 11:16:58 GMT