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Opportunities

Education Coordinator at the Poetry Society

  The Poetry Society is the UK’s leading poetry organisation. We are currently seeking an Education Coordinator (4 days p/w) to work on a number of ambitious and exciting programmes from…

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Opportunities

Get Into Reading Project Worker

Wiltshire Public Health  ‘’Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life’’ – Confucius Charity Number: 1126806 We are looking for an…

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Reading Passport XV

Tackle a book with the 2015 Reading Passport and Read XV! Now in its fourth year the Reading Passport project supports library membership and writers by offering an innovative and…

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Plymouth Young City Laureate 2015 search is on…

Have you got what it takes to be the next Young City Laureate? The hunt is on for a young person who’s passionate about poetry and writing to become Plymouth’s next…

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Independent Bookshop Week June 20th – 27th 2015

Independent Bookshop Week Independent Bookshop Week (20th to 27th June 2015) is part of the Books Are My Bag campaign, and seeks to celebrate independent bookshops in the UK and…

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Winston Graham Literary Prize 2015

WINSTON GRAHAM LITERARY PRIZE 2015 SUPPORTED BY THE ROYAL CORNWALL MUSEUM Is there anything better than reading a good book? Actually, yes, writing one, having it published and then winning…

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Bookcases in the Dining Room at Max Gate, Dorset. The writer Thomas Hardy designed Max Gate to his own specification, and lived here for more than forty years from 1885. The bookcases are removable and were designed by Hardy himself.

Opportunities

Writing Places Project: Writers in Residence Wanted!

Writing Places is a new partnership to celebrate the rich literary heritage of the South West and has been set up by three charities, Literature Works, the National Trust and The…

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Launch of Writing Places at Max Gate

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Writing Places Launched

At the beginning of June Sir Andrew Motion came to Max Gate to help us launch the Writing Places project. The previous night’s storm had thankfully calmed and the marquee stood…

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A Film about The Charles Causley Trust

The Charles Causley Trust has just released a film about the history of the work on Charles Causley’s House, their residencies and The Charles Causley Poetry Competition. With contributions from…

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Resources

Top Tips: Working as a professional writer by Imogen Robertson

There is a lot of advice out there about how to write and how to get published, but how should you handle life as a professional writer? Here are a…

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News

Announcing the First Page Prize 2015!

The hugely successful First Page Writing Prize is back! We’re seeking superb opening pages of unpublished novels (and a 150 word synopsis) from promising writers around the country. We heard…

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Reviews

The Land Where Lemons Grow

I missed out on The Land Where Lemons Grow when it first came out in hardback, but picked it up recently in our local Waterstone’s – a bit sneakily it…

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Opportunities

Writer in Residence: Putney High School

This is a new post which will enable the successful candidate to take creative writing to a new level in the school. The English Department is a very strong department,…

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News

Fundraiser for Charles Causley’s House

Please join The Charles Causley Trust for a fundraising event for Charles Causley’s House. It’s also a rare opportunity to visit the Midsummer Garden at Penheale, on Sunday 21st June,…

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Opportunities

Trustee Opportunity with Literature Works

Literature Works’ mission is to invest in Literature Development in South West England and we are a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England. Our vision is to support a…

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Sir Andrew Motion launches Writing Places Project

SIR ANDREW MOTION LAUNCHES WRITING PLACES PROJECT AT THOMAS HARDY’S HOME MAX GATE Max Gate, the home that Thomas Hardy had built for himself in Dorchester, is to play host…

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Arts Council

Resources

Arts Council England: Creative writing in schools fund The Creative Writing in Schools fund has been launched which will place professional writers in schools. Developed specifically for deprived areas and with…

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Opportunities

Managing Director – National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain (NCO)

Reporting to: Chairman, NCO Board of Trustees Salary: Competitive Location: Weston-super-Mare   Founded in 1978, NCO is the leading provider of world class orchestral training and performance opportunities to musically…

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Sat 04

Ways With Words Festival, Dartington: 3-13 July

Most events are priced at £10
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July 3 - July 13
Wed 08

Art Sparks: New ways into poetry from art

July 8 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wed 08

Penzance Literary Festival (Penzance Litfest)

£3
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July 8 @ 7:00 pm - July 11 @ 11:30 pm
Sat 11

THE WRITING SQUAD

July 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sun 12

Write for a day ~ TheWriteDay

£15
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July 12 @ 10:15 am - 4:30 pm
Sun 12

Write for a day ~ TheWriteDay

£15.00
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July 12 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu 16

Bristol: Talk/Q&A with Skylark Literary Agency

£5
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July 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fri 17

Exeter: Talk/Q&A with Skylark Literary Agency

£5
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July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sat 25

THE WRITING SQUAD

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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