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Young Writers' Groups

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

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The Writing School

Be inspired with a Writing East Midlands creative writing course

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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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Solstice Prize 2017

Our Short Story & Poetry Prize for Young Writers aged between 10 and 17 years old.

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Opportunities

November 15

Join Candlestick Press for the launch of six Christmas titles with readings by contributing poets. Waterstones Nottingham at 7.30pm.Read More

An evening with Eimear McBride

Don't miss an evening with acclaimed author Eimear McBride whose first novel A Girl is a Half-formed Thing won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, the first Goldsmiths Prize, Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year and more. Her second novelRead More

Why do we care Who Dunnit?

Crime and detective fiction enjoys incredible popularity. But why do we love these mysteries so much? Join Martin Edwards, Chair of the Crime Writers' Association and bestselling author, as he discovers the attraction of a good mystery!Read More

Events

Leicester Writers' Showcase hosts Margaret Penfold

Margaret Penfold will be at the Leicester Writers' Showcase at Leicester's Central Library, Bishop Street, Leicester from 6.45pm on Wednesday 15 November. Free entry but booking is advised, phone 0116 299 5401.Read More

Playwriting with and for Young People - Derby

By Fin Kennedy FREE An introduction to developing plays with and for participants aged 13-18, including practical exercises, tip and techniques to generate ideas when co-creating plays with young groups.Read More

Derby Poetry Festival presents: Tony Walsh

An evening with one of the UK's most acclaimed poets and performers, Tony WalshRead More

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