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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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East Midlands Book Award

The prestigious East Midlands Book Awards celebrates the best of the region’s writing.

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Opportunities

Write to Play

Write to Play is a paid year-long new writing course now in its fourth year for writers based in The Midlands led by world renowned disabled led theatre company Graeae, in partnership with Curve Leicester, Birmingham Repertory Theatre and tRead More

WEM seeks 2 x workshop assistants (voluntary)

We support a network of groups for young writers across the East Midlands. Groups meet for 2 hours a month and are led by professional writers . We are currently seeking two writers to support our workshop leaders in Leicester...Read More

Call for writers and artists aged 16-24: Writing East Midlands and UK Young Artists

Call for writers and artists aged 16-24: Writing East Midlands and UK Young Artists Are you a writer interested in collaborating with other artists to create new work? Or are you a designer, digital artist, film-maker, musician, visual artist or...Read More

Events

Carers Unwrapped - The Full Package

Care to Write is a group of Derby writers who are also full-time carers, facilitated by writer and former Derbyshire Poet Laureate, Cathy Grindrod.  The project is supported by Writing East Midlands through our Write Here Programme.  As part of this residency...Read More

The Studio’s Big Quiz Lunch!

Come and show off your book smarts at The Studio’s Big Quiz Lunch, in aid of Pippa Hennessy. Quiz Meister Ian Douglas will lead a lighthearted and fun quiz. The quiz will be divided into rounds with each round for a different genre.Read More

Crosswords Open Mic

Wednesday 14th September: Crosswords is a Nottingham spoken word night, with plenty of open mic slots and a featured poet every month! Doors open at 7:30pm for an 8pm start and entry is £2 on the door.Read More

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