• The East Midlands Writer Directory

    Join hundreds of talented writers living in one of the six counties that make up the East Midlands, the heart of writing in the UK. If you’re a writer (of any genre or form) and you live in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire or Rutland, sign up to be part of the East Midlands Writer Directory.

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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Writers Conference

Leading authors, publishers and agents will network with and talk to emerging, mid career and established writers about how to build a successful writing career.

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Writing Squads

Writers Squads 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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Erewash Writers' Open Short Story Competition

Do you write short stories, or would you like to try your hand at writing one? Enter our competition and you could win one of our seven prizes: £100 First, £50 Second, £25 Third, £25 Fourth, two win 2015 free entry, & donation to charityRead More

Music Leader for Pride Performance Company required - Nottingham

Pride is a dance focused performance company The company currently consist of 20 plus young disabled creative 13 to 24 years of age They meet on Saturday afternoons to create and rehearse original music for dance and Friday evening to...Read More

UK Young Artists seek submissions for major showcase event in November

UK Young Artists’ third biennial showcase event takes place in Leicester between Friday 7 and Sunday 9 November. The city will play host to around 70 talented young artists who will present their work to the public at venues in and around LRead More


AA Walking Reading with Tony Williams & Matt Merritt - Attenborough Nature Reserve

Join poets Tony Williams and Matt Merritt for a 'Walking Reading' - discovering both poetry and wildlife - at Attenborough Nature Reserve.Read More

Magma 59 Launch Upstairs at the Western in Leicester

Join us for an evening of poetry and a celebration of Magma 59: Breaks at our regional launch Upstairs at the Western in LeicesterRead More

Book Launch - He Wants by Alison Moore Waterstones Nottingham

Alison Moore's second novel, He Wants, tells the story of retiree Lewis Sullivan, who is living a quiet life until a childhood friend appears on the scene.Read More

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