News

It’s National Memory Day 2018

Calling Memory Cafés interested in hosting free, fun, interactive poetry and memory sessions. We train poets to run them and we’ll bring them to you.

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Opportunities

Marketing and PR Coordinator, Endelienta

Endelienta is looking for a skilled and motivated marketing professional to help them build their reputation and increase the number and range of people benefiting from their events.

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Opportunities

Poetry Competition: Win Port Eliot tickets!

Write a haiku about Port Eliot festival for a chance to win tickets to the festival and have your work read on the Poetry Stage

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Resources

Half-term heroes: The Story Adventurers at The Writers Block

Join the Story Adventurers in a tale involving a gigantic pot, wooden spoons and lots of stirring!

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Dementia Action Week: Children’s books on dementia

If you’re looking for some books to start conversations with younger readers on the subject of dementia, we think this list from The Book Trust is a great place to start.

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Opportunities

National Memory Day poet training session in Gloucestershire

The National Memory Day Partnership are currently seeking applications for a free half-day National Memory Day poet training session on the morning of Thursday 21st June 2018 at Gloucester Library.

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News

Retreat West Books launches new annual novel prize

Retreat West Books has today launched a new annual prize for undiscovered writers and novels. The annual prize will award the winner with a publishing contract for a paperback and ebook edition of the novel, plus a £500 advance.

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Opportunities

Endelienta Residency for Writer, Visual Artist and Composer at St Endellion, North Cornwall

With support from Arts Council England Endelienta are able to offer a short residency to a composer, a writer and a visual artist.

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Opportunities

Call to Artists: Residencies at Brisons Veor, Cape Cornwall

Brisons Veor is a residential studio set up to enable professional artists to spend time developing their work. They are now taking applications for residencies during January – mid June 2019.

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Resources

The National Literacy Trust, School for writers

School for Writers is a three-day training course for writers who want to engage with schools, libraries and cultural and community venues to deliver workshops for children and young people.

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Opportunities

Retreat West: call for submissions of short stories to honour 100 years of women’s suffrage and support the 2018 hundred years march

Retreat West is supporting the Hundred Years March with a call for stories and flash fictions for an anthology that will give voice to the fight.

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News

2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize published short list announced

The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation is delighted to announce the shortlist for the annual Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize, for Best Published Novel.

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Opportunities

Adam Marek Masterclass: The Never-ending Idea Machine

This event is presented by The Word Factory as part of The Charles Causley Festival. 

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Opportunities

Word Factory Short Story Club

Up to 30 participants will be sent a gripping story in advance to read and discuss with Word Factory director Cathy Galvin and Cornish Short Stories (The History Press) editor, Emma Timpany as part of The Charles Causley Festival.

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News

Announcing the publication of Wolfgang Hildesheimer’s Times in Cornwall by the Guillemot Press

Times in Cornwall is translated for the first time by Nicola Barnes and published by Cornish independent publisher the Guillemot Press.

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News

We have selected two writers from the South West to be included in Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers

Common People is a collection of essays, poems and pieces of personal memoir, bringing together seventeen well-known writers from working class backgrounds with an equal number of brand new as-yet-unpublished writers from all over the UK. The two South West writers selected by literature Works are Paul Allen and Ruth Behan.

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Reviews

The Match

We review Penzance based writer and illustrator Russell Ayto’s latest picture book The Match and catch up with him about his earliest memories of reading and what it’s like to write and illustrate his work.

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Giveaways for writers who sign up to become a member of Retreat West’s community before the end of May

Retreat West have set themselves a target of reaching one hundred members by the end of May and if they reach this ambitious goal, they’d like to reward their supporters.

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Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival

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May 25 @ 7:00 pm - May 27 @ 11:00 pm
Wed 30

Motivation and Moving Forward: how to make your book happen

£29.50
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May 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wed 30

Writing for Magazines: non-fiction & short stories

£29.50
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May 30 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Stepping into Self-publishing (2): marketing your book

£29.50
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May 31 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm