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News

Giant News! One Giant Write has been extended!

Calling all Science Fiction novelists! One Giant Write deadline extended! £1000 Science Fiction Novel Competition now closing 30th June.

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Patrick Barkham

News

PENZANCE LITFEST GOES FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

Patrick Barkham, the Guardian journalist whose latest book, Coastlines, celebrates many of the National Trust’s coastal properties in Cornwall is one of many top guests at Penzance LitFest 2016

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Opportunities

Torbay Open Poetry Competition 2016

Entrants are asked to submit original, unpublished work written in English and not exceeding 50 lines.

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Opportunities

Troubadour International Poetry Prize 2016

Entrants are invited to submit original poems in English that have not been previously broadcast or published and no longer than 45 lines.

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News

MR Brend: Undercliff

Devon-based writer and musician M R Brend has launched his debut novel, Undercliff, with crowdfunding publisher Unbound.

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Shore to Shore in Falmouth & Bath

Over fourteen consecutive days across Britain from Cornwall to Scotland, Carol Ann Duffy will perform alongside three of the fellow poets whom she most admires: Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker and, the new Makar, National Poet for Scotland, Jackie Kay.

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Reviews

Star Wars: Lords of the Sith

“I highly recommend this novel for any fan who is looking to know more about the Star Wars Universe in the intervening years between the films and anyone seeking more insight into one of science fiction’s greatest villains.”

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Reviews

Armada

“This book is a love-letter to the science fiction genre. In a longer novel the repeated references might become grating, but Armada is just the right length. It’s a concentrated shot of sci-fi nerdery that’s definitely worth experiencing.”

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Opportunities

WANT TO WORK FOR THE SQUAD?

“We are looking for a part time freelance Administrator to work with the Squad to help with managing our finances, communications, meetings, databases and general ongoing admin”

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Resources

Soundwork

The soundwork-uk.co.uk website offers audio plays, stories, poetry and monologues to the listener for free.

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Opportunities

Director, The Poetry Archive

“We are seeking an enthusiastic and visionary Director to take us into our next phase of growth, ensuring we have a solid financial model while realising our ambition to make poetry accessible, relevant and enjoyable to as wide an audience as possible”

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CreativeFuture_Featured

Opportunities

Creative Writing Workshop: Ways of Seeing

Brighton based charity Creative Futures are back in Plymouth to support talented local writers from marginalised backgrounds to take part in their national programme of high-quality creative writing workshops.

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News

Further Events for Frome Festival

With brochures now in wide circulation and ticket sales reaching records, the Frome Festival has added a further five events to the Festival programme.

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Reviews

The 2001 File

When it comes to the wonder and terror of Artificial Intelligence in fiction, Stanley Kubrick’s movie masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey, starring rogue ship’s computer HAL 9000, is one of the greatest ever cinematic studies of the theme.

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Reviews

Aftermath

The war is not over’ is the perfect moniker for this new novel written as the first book in a trilogy which follows JJ Abrams’ new Star Wars stories.

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Opportunities

COULD YOU BE NOTTINGHAM CITY OF LITERATURE’S FIRST DIRECTOR?

“I’m delighted that this unique partnership between the city and our two great universities will fund the director’s appointment. It’s a huge step forward. The funding agreement will take us through to our first UNESCO reporting period in 2019. We hope to appoint a talented, experienced and inspiring director with a strong, proven commitment to literature and Creative Writing.”

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Disappear-Here_Featured

Opportunities

DISAPPEAR HERE – 9 x writers / 9 x film-makers / 27 poetry-films

“We are looking for writers/poets/artists to submit THREE ideas / proposals / full poems for a collaborative poetry-film project about Coventry ringroad”

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Cafe Culture

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Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival

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