Writing School East Midlands

Writing School East Midlands is a specialist creative writing school, offering course and workshops to help you develop your writing

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Lyric Lounge

The Lyric Lounge is a travelling spoken word festival bringing international artists to share the stage with local performers in a vibrant celebration of lyrical prose, music and rhyme.

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Nottingham Festival of Words

Nottingham celebrates its rich culture of literature at venues across the city. Love Words? Love Nottingham? Love Nottingham Festival of Words!

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Young Writers Groups

Young Writers Groups are creative writing groups for children and young people interested in any kind of creative writing, from poems and plays to stories and songs.

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East Midlands Book Award

The prestigious East Midlands Book Awards celebrates the best of the region’s writing.

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Write Here! Residencies

Write Here is Writing East Midlands' Writer in Residence Programme.

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An opportunity for new writers to develop a unique theatrical voice, placing your work on stage as one of 4 new pieces for the EP Company to perform. This year we are interested in writers exploring stories rooted in villages across the regRead More

Writers' Village International Short Fiction Award

£1000 top prize for short fiction in Writers’ Village Contest winter 2014Read More

Visit Leicester to sell books by local authors.

The Leicester City Council’s shop, Visit Leicester, has kindly agreed to sell books by local authors.   Authors should be from the city or county and have physical copies (not ebooks) to sell. They can be self- or industry- published....Read More


Remember! Poetry Reading and Open Mic FREE event

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Cynthia Harrod-Eagles - Oadby Library

Celebrated author of the Morland Dynasty series, Cynthia Harrod-Eagles discusses writing about the First World War, which she has done in five of her Morland books, and in her new novel 1914 Goodbye Piccadilly.Read More

Creating Life Stories and Family Memories - Blagreaves Library, Derby

This writing workshop looks at how to record YOUR life stories and family memories and preserve them for future generations. You’ll learn how to document your own experiences, and chronicle the histories and personalities of your relatives.Read More

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