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 2018

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

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Novel Fair 2019

Aspiring novelists, bypass the slush pile and place your manuscript into the hands of publishers and agents. Novel Fair 2019 at the Irish Writers Centre gives you the opportunity to pitch your novel to publishers in person.Read More

The Jericho-Marjacq Bursary for under-represented writers

Apply for a fully-funded Bursary for the Festival of Writing, in partnership with Jericho Writers literary agents at Marjacq Scripts Ltd.Read More

Stand Out from the Crowd with Ian Douglas

Practice simple but effective methods for creating imaginary inhabitants for your imaginary world, along with their society, culture, and history. Then focus on tools for designing individual characters.Read More


Elly Griffiths - The Stranger Diaries - Talk & Signing

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Mahsuda Snaith - East Midlands Book Tour

Mahsuda Snaith's is the winner of the Bristol Short Story Prize and SI Leeds Prize. She was named an Observer New Face of Fiction 2017 when her debut novel 'The Things We Thought We Knew' - set on a Leicester council estate - was released.Read More

Crosswords Open Mic

Crosswords is a fab little spoken word open mic night that takes place in the caves underneath the Malt Cross Pub on St James’ Street. There are plenty of open mic slots and a featured poet every month!Read More

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