Writers

Guest Blog post By Causley Trust Literature Works Sponsored Writer in Residence, Cahal Dallat

Cahal Dallat, current Charles Causley Trust and Literature Works Sponsored Writer in Residence of Cyprus Well, guest blogs on his first four weeks in residence.

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Opportunities

The Plough Poetry Prize

This year’s Plough International Poetry Prize will be judged by Michael Symmons Roberts.

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Opportunities

Writing Places Writers in Residence

Writing Places, the partnership project between Literature Works and The National Trust is looking for two Writers-in-Residence from September 2017.

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News

World’s first wiki poem devoted to dementia

The world’s first wiki poem devoted to dementia has its debut on Sunday 14th May at the start of Dementia Awareness Week 2017.

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News

Funded Residency at Brisons Veor, Cape Cornwall 2018

Brisons Veor is a residential studio set up to enable professional artists to spend a focused period of time developing their work

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Opportunities

Call for Submissions: Cornish Short Stories

Cornwall based writers Emma Timpany and Felicity Notley have been asked to co-edit a new collection of Cornish Short Stories to be published by The History Press in May 2018. The working title for the collection is Cornish Short Stories: A Collection of Contemporary Cornish Writing. To be eligible for consideration, stories must be submitted by writers either born in or living and working in Cornwall.

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Interviews

A Note From Literature Works’ CEO, Helen Chaloner

“The two months since I joined Literature Works as CEO have been an exhilarating whirlwind of meeting and discovery, learning so much about the incredible variety of literary activity taking place in our region”

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News

SIXTH BODMIN MOOR POETRY FESTIVAL: ‘THE POETRY OF DANCE, THE DANCE OF POETRY’

Now in its sixth year, BMPF is a friendly, week-end festival featuring the best of contemporary poetry.

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News

WINNER OF 2017 MAYFLOWER 400 PLYMOUTH YOUNG CITY LAUREATE ANNOUNCED

Literature Works & Plymouth City Council are delighted to announce Lola Beal as this year’s winner of the Mayflower 400 Plymouth Young City Laureate award.

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Miriam Nash

Writers

Time to Write: What I gained from Grants for the Arts funding

‘Time to Write: What I gained from Grants for the Arts funding’ by Miriam Nash

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News

Winchester Poetry Prize Open for Entries

Entries open for the 2017 Winchester Poetry Prize!

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Resources

Royal Literary Fund Showcase – A Great Free Resource for Writers

Writers’ charity the Royal Literary Fund is building Showcase, an online resource of essays, podcasts, short audio and video of authors talking about the many facets of writing. Showcase provides a wealth of fascinating material for aspiring writers to explore.

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News

Causley Trust and Literature Works Sponsored Writer in Residence Cahal Dallat to Appear at Causley 100 Festival

Cahal Dallat, poet-musician and current writer in residence at Charles Causley’s home Cyprus Well, will appear at the Causley 100 Festival next weekend.

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Opportunities

The Inaugural London Magazine Essay Competition – Opening July

In our inaugural Essay Competition, we hope to find the most exciting new essays to reaffirm and develop the magazine’s strong nonfiction tradition.

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Reviews

Children of Albion

Set in a sink-estate – a kind of microcosmic world where the struggles and strains of the modern world are magnified and intensified- Children of Albion tells the story of children who have become lost: some physically, some emotionally, but all of them living on the edges of life.

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News

Win Up to £1000 for Your Short Story

Budding writers across the UK are being invited to submit their own poem or short story to be in with the chance of winning up to £1,000.

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News

Yours Faithfully, Edna Welthorpe (Mrs): A Creative Writing Competition in Honour of Joe Orton

Shortlisted competition entries will be posted on the University of Leicester website.

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Opportunities

Development Officer

The RSC’s development department is split between Stratford and London. This post will be based in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Opportunities

The Jacqueline Wilson Creative Writing Prize 2017

If you are between seven and twelve years old, by 8th September 2017, you are eligible to enter this fabulous competition.

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Opportunities

Publishing Art Writing Now Event

Publishing art writing can be a collaborative and creative process. Join us for an afternoon of propositions, interventions and conversations by writers and editors who distribute their ideas in imaginative forms from blogs to magazines and artists books.

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Opportunities

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

The School of Writing & Journalism is at the forefront of its field, delivering innovative and creative industry-focussed undergraduate courses

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News

The 11th Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is Now Open for Entries

Aesthetica champions artists across a range of media, with talent development at its core.

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News

The Walter Swan Short Story Prize 2017-18

The competition is run by the Northern Short Story Festival and the Leeds Big Bookend Festival in partnership with the Walter Swan Trust.

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Opportunities

Administration Assistant, William Allen Word & Image

William Allen Word & Image, based in East Dulwich, is seeking to appoint a Part-time Administration Assistant

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Opportunities

Administrator

Creative Future: Empowering Artists & Writers

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News

CRIMEFEST 2017 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The ceremony took place at the Bristol Royal Marriott Hotel to mark the climax of a convention

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Opportunities

Artist in Residence

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop work, be part of an inspirational network, share ideas and progress your thinking.

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Fri 26

Betjeman Poetry Prize

Free to enter
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January 1 @ 3:00 pm - July 31 @ 3:00 pm
Fri 26

8 Month Novel Course

£950
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January 27 @ 10:00 am - September 27 @ 1:00 pm
Fri 26

Making Waves

6.0/4.0
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February 7 @ 1:00 pm - September 3 @ 1:00 pm
Fri 26

Hypatia: HerStory

£70
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May 13 @ 10:30 am - June 10 @ 1:30 pm
Fri 26

Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival

May 26 @ 1:10 pm - May 28 @ 1:10 pm