Young Writers' Groups

Writing East Midlands supports a network of five creative writing groups for young writers across the region

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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' Directory

Join hundreds of East Midlands' writers in our free directory

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Write Here! Residencies

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

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It's Our Write Toolkit

It’s Our Write is a practical guide to engaging Roma and other EAL (English as an additional language) pupils with creative writing.

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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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The Emma Press Anthology of Aunts

Birmingham poetry publisher the Emma Press is looking for poems about aunts. Poets are invited to send up to three poems for consideration by editors Rachel Piercey and Emma Wright.Read More

Call for Entries! UKYA National Festival: Derby 2016

UK Young Artists seeks talented young writers, poets, spoken word artists and storytellers for a three-day showcase this November in Derby.Read More

Writer's Retreat and Holiday

Join us for a Creative Writing Course or Retreat in Greece this June, led by Writer and former Writing School Leicester tutor Charlotte Thompson.Read More


Kathy Pimlott and Jo Dixon booklaunch

The launch of two pamphlets by Nottingham poets: Kathy Pimlott‘s Goose Fair Night and Jo Dixon‘s A Woman in the Queue .Read More

Social Media and Writers Leicester Writers' Club Panel Event

Leicester Writers’ Club are hosting a Social Media and Writers Panel on Thursday 19 May 2016 from 7pm at Phoenix Arts, 4 Midland Street, Leicester LE1 1TG. £5 for non-members.Read More

Writing For A Digital Platform

A free practical workshop for theatre-makers, writers or designers interested in creating work for a digital platform.Read More

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