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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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Writer Mentoring Scheme

Our mentoring scheme will offer support and advice to 3 writers who demonstrate great promise and commitment.

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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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The Writer's Den

Our Gymnasium for the Imagination comes to Nottingham

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Poems about Kings and Queens

The Emma Press is looking for poems about kings and queens, for a new anthology aimed at children aged 8+. The deadline for submissions is 13th November 2016 and the book will be published in September 2017.Read More

Writer in Residence Opportunity (Paid)

Writing East Midlands and Nottingham Contemporary are seeking two writers in residence as part of our Write Here residency programme.Read More

Mslexia Children's Novel Competition 2016

Mslexia Children's Novel Competition 2016 is open for novels of at least 15,000 words for children or YA, by unpublished women writers. First prize: £5,000. Closing date: 19 September.Read More


Leicester Writers' Club in conversation with Farhana Shaikh

Farhana Shaikh, founder of Dahlia Publishing and The Asian Writer, the director of Leicester Writes and Novel Exchanges, talks to Leicester Writers' Club's Siobhan Logan about publishing and supporting local literature.Read More

Author Talk- Stained by Abda Khan

Author Talk by Abda Khan about her novel StainedRead More

Author Talk- Stained by Abda Khan

Author Talk - Stained by Abda KhanRead More

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