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The Writers' Conference 2015

The Writers' Conference is an invaluable opportunity for you to make new contacts, learn more about publishing, or apply to have your work read by a literary agent.

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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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Writing East Midlands FREE Critical Reads - open now

Writing East Midlands has a limited number of free manuscript critical reads available until the end of March. We work in partnership with The Literary Consultancy (TLC) to provide writers with detailed, written reports of their work. TLC’s Readers are...Read More

Purple Breakfast Review: Now open for submissions on theme of 'Beginnings'.

The Purple Breakfast Review is a new online, student writing journal to be published quarterly through The Student Wordsmith.Read More

Short Course: Towards a Poetry Collection - West Midlands

As part of a six week course, Jane Commane (poet, tutor and editor at Nine Arches Press) will guide you through the process of curating and creating a collection of your poetry.Read More


Jarman in Pieces

Jarman In Pieces is a performance collage comprising original songs, film, interviews, ambient sounds and spoken word that aims to celebrate these contrasts rather than reconcile them. Performance length 50 mins, then Q&A after a break.Read More

How to Make a Living From Your Writing - with Joanna Penn

This inspirational and info-packed day will expand the possibilities for your writing, and you will leave with personalized next steps to further your creative and entrepreneurial career.Read More

Writing Satire with Andy Croft - Nottingham

Andy Croft has written several books of satire, most notably the verse-novels Ghost Writer and 1948. His most recent book, A Modern Don Juan, has been described as ‘puerile’ (TLS) and ‘laugh out-loud funny’ (Guardian).Read More

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