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Freelance Festival Organiser – The Charles Causley Festival

The Charles Causley Festival is looking for a Festival Organiser.  The position will be home based, within easy reach of Launceston although ad hoc office facilities will be available at the…

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Orchestral Librarian, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

The BSO seeks an experienced Librarian who will be responsible for the efficient running of the Orchestra’s Library. The main responsibilities are to supply and maintain all music required for…

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The Story Republic project from Kernow Education Arts Partnership

Welcome to the Story Republic A travelling world of words that celebrates the place of story in Cornwall’s culture.​ The Story Republic will be on harbours, boats, hill tops, in…

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2014 Charles Causley Poetry Competition Winners

The Charles Causley Trust is delighted to announce the winners of the 2014 Charles Causley Poetry Competition, in aid of the upkeep and on-going programme of Writing Residencies and Literature events…

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Arvon Writing Courses in Devon

If your New Year’s resolution is to write more but you don’t know how to find the time then it might be worth taking a look at an Arvon writing…

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Announcing our First Page Writing Prize winners 2014!

We are delighted to be able to announce the winners of our First Page Prize 2014 on our brand new website! We received hundreds of entries and our judge, author…

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2014 Highlights: The Opening of Charles Causley’s House

After years of hard work and campaigning, the ribbon was cut by the Trust’s Patron, Sir Andrew Motion, and there followed at the Town Hall a moving celebration of the completion of the House refurbishment…

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The Bridport Prize 2015

One of the richest writing competitions in the UK, the Bridport Prize is open to all nationalities aged 16 years and over. The poem and short story categories each have…

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Neil Gunn Writing Competition 2014-15

This biennial competition is organised by High Life Highland and The Neil Gunn Trust, who gratefully acknowledge the generous sponsorship of this year’s competition by The Lydia Michael Trust. Lead…

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The Bath Novel Award

THE BATH NOVEL AWARD 2015 IS OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS UNTIL 31ST MARCH 2015 The Bath Novel Award is looking for novels by unpublished and independently published novelists. Submissions need to be…

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John Dryden Translation Competition

The British Comparative Literature Association organises a translation competition in memory of the first British poet laureate John Dryden (1631–1700), who was a literary critic, translator, and playwright as well…

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Top Tips: Working as a Writer in the Digital Age by Sophie Rochester

1. Consider Your Options There are many ways to ‘publish’ today. Writers can take the traditional route, publish directly via Kindle, Kobo, etc and also experiment with bite-size chunks of text on platforms…

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An Inventory of Heaven by Jane Feaver

Shipleigh is a rural treasure, a hamlet in the depths of the Devon countryside, far-removed from modern civilisation. The isolated peace of Shipleigh provides a welcome relief from the devastation…

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All The Rage by A.L. Kennedy

Having seen A.L. Kennedy speak at the Dartington Ways With Words Festival last summer, in a talk which was as entertaining as it was insightful, I had mentally stored her name…

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Sarah Hilary

For her short stories Sarah Hilary has been awarded the Fish Criminally Short Histories Prize in 2008, the Sense Creative Award in 2010 and, most recently, the Cheshire Prize for…

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Solo by William Boyd

“Bond went into the lobby bar to gather his thoughts and order a vodka martini, explaining to the barman the best way to achieve the effect of vermouth without diluting…

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Careless People by Sarah Churchwell

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is widely recognised as a modern literary phenomenon; a dazzling portrayal of the tainted extravagance and luxury of American high society in the…

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