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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' Directory

Join hundreds of East Midlands' writers in our free directory

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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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Worldwide Essay Contest: Education In 50 Years

Worldwide Essay Contest: Education In 50 Years from Bid4papersRead More

£30,000 bursary for writers aged 18-30

Five individuals aged 18-30 will receive £30,000 each and mentoring to support their creative practice for a year. This funding scheme is open to writers.Read More

Paid arts critic opportunity

We’re looking for a talented, emerging critic to write a weekly review of any current cultural release in their area of interest; from film and television to visual arts, theatre, music and photography. You'll earn £100 per review.Read More


Brittle Star Magazine comes to Nottingham

Brittle Star – the magazine for new writers. For almost fifteen years, Brittle Star has been publishing scintillating poems and short stories from new and early-career writers, many of whom have seen their work in print for the first time....Read More

More Words Aloud - a storytelling workshop with Sophie Snell

A day's workshop on the art of traditional oral storytelling for improvers, with Sophie Snell.Read More

Foot in the Door -Derby

An evening of panels and networking plus a book fair, featuring authors and editors - a must-attend event for anyone looking to break into writing or publishing as a career.Read More

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