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Bursary Places

We offer a number of bursary places for all groups. Enquiries are dealt with in the strictest confidence and awarded to those with limited financial means. If you are in receipt of any kind of benefits, you could qualify. Please get in touch as soon as possible as an application may take a few days to process.

About the Lead Writers

Jim Hall

Jim Hall is a writer, educator & author of Upon Arrival, Drop Your Cool, Boy and Before You Take Off Your Party Hat (Forthcoming 2019). He is an advocate of finding your voice and everything you feel. Lover of Netflix, poetic rap battles and Max Paprika crisps. He says less than he should. Writing helps with this. Jim is known to cry at sweeping beat-laden pop songs and his mother’s kitchen waltz. He has served as writer-in-residence in Nottingham Girls Academy and Nottingham Academy, Greenwood Road.

Joshua Judson

Joshua Judson is a poet and editor from Nottingham. His work has appeared in publications such as Magma and The North, and he won second prize in the 2018 York Literature Festival Poetry Competition. Josh has performed his poetry across the UK, as well as in the US and Germany. He is a recent graduate of Guildhall School of Music and Drama’s Performance and Creative Enterprise programme. He is currently working on the manuscript for his debut pamphlet, which is to be entitled Lad.

Nottingham Young Writers Group

Nottingham Young Writers meet monthly at Nottingham Central Library, led poet Jim Hall.

Sessions take place on a Saturday morning, 10am-12pm – fortnightly, and are aimed at 11–15 year olds.

  • 20th October, 2018 – Cecil Roberts Room
  • 10th November, 2018 – Cecil Roberts Room
  • 24th November, 2018 – Cecil Roberts Room
  • 1st December, 2018 – Event Space
  • 15th December, 2018 – Cecil Roberts Room
  • 12th January, 2019 – Cecil Roberts Room
  • 26th January, 2019 – Cecil Roberts Room
  • 2nd February, 2019 – Event Space
  • 16th February, 2019 – Cecil Roberts Room
  • 2nd March, 2019 – Event Space
  • 16th March, 2019 Cecil Roberts Room
  • 6th April, 2019 – Event Space
  • 27th April, 2019 – Cecil Roberts Room
  • 4th May, 2019 – Event Space
  • 18th May, 2019 – Cecil Roberts Room
  • 8th June, 2019 – Cecil Roberts Room
  • 22nd June, 2019 – Cecil Roberts Room
  • 6th July, 2019 – Event Space
  • 20th July, 2019 – Cecil Roberts Room

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