InterviewsReviews

We caught up with Virginia Astley about her debut poetry collection The English River

We review Virginia Astley’s debut poetry collection, The English River and caught up with Virginia about the writing process.

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Amanda Saint

Interviews

We caught up with writer Amanda Saint about Retreat West

We caught up with Amanda to find out more about her independent publishing press, Retreat West Books.

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Opportunities

The Rebecca Swift Foundation’s Women’s Poets’ Prize

Applications are now open for the inaugural Women Poets’ Prize, a biennial award established by the Rebecca Swift Foundation.

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InterviewsReviews

We caught up with South West writer Julian Stockwin about his latest novel

The Iberian Flame is Julian Stockwin’s twentieth Thomas Kydd novel. We reviewed it and caught up with Julian to find out more.

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News

Celebrate National Writing Day with us!

We’re teaming up with Devonport library on 27th June to celebrate National Writing Day with a short story workshop with novelist Jamie Edgecombe

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Opportunities

Director of Development and Marketing, Cheltenham Festivals

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced marketing or fundraising professional with a proven track record of operating at a senior level.

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Opportunities

Gloucestershire Writers’ Network Competition

The Gloucestershire Writers’ Network runs an annual competition supported by The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival, for anyone living, working or studying in Gloucestershire (including South Gloucestershire) to submit poems and prose pieces based on a different theme chosen each year.

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News

Riptide volume 13: Childhood themed competition

In collaboration with Exetreme Imagination, Exeter Literature Festival for and by Young People, Riptide is facilitating a competition for adult writers.

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Resources

The Riveter magazine

The Riveter is a free magazine devoted to European literature, designed to make international writing popular and accessible to readers, to encourage book sales, and to celebrate excellent translation and fine literature in all its forms.

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Opportunities

Call for submissions for Riptide volume 12

Due to popular demand, the submission deadline for Riptide Journal 12 has been extended!

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Opportunities

Development Manager, Society of Authors

The exciting new role of Development Manager has been created to help the Society of Authors to implement a joined-up strategy for our Local Development Programme, which aims to engage and empower authors, poets, screenwriters, translators and illustrators, at all stages of their careers, throughout the UK.

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Opportunities

Project Manager, Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowships

Jerwood Compton seek an experienced and highly organised individual with an excellent track record of managing projects, ideally in the literary sector though they are very open to experience from other areas. This role will be responsible for the development and delivery of the second edition of the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowships.

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News

Literature Works presents ‘Word on Tour’ in Somerset

Bridgwater, Burnham-on-Sea, Minehead, Cheddar and Nether Stowey libraries will each play host to two award-winning writers throughout June and July

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Opportunities

Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition, 2018

The Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre is delighted to launch its 2018 International Poetry Competition to celebrate the power of poetry across the world.

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Resources

Reading Well reading listed 2018 announced

Libraries Unlimited, the charity that runs Devon and Torbay’s library services, has launched its new mental health reading initiative, in line with the national launch held in London.

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Opportunities

We are seeking a Plymouth University/ Literature Works writer-in-residence for 2018-19

We’re delighted to be teaming up with the English and Creative Writing department at Plymouth University to seek a Writer in Residence to inspire students in the department.

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News

The Emma Press launches call for ‘night-time stories’

The Emma Press is launching a call for ‘night-time stories’ for their debut anthology of short fiction. The call opens on 30th May and ends on 3rd August 2018.

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Opportunities

Crediton Community Bookshop is seeking new board members

Applications are invited for the role of Chairperson for Crediton Community Bookshop (CCB) and new Board members. CCB is a successful and ambitious social enterprise. We retail new books and…

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Sat 23

Creative Writing Course

£55
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June 9 @ 10:30 am - June 30 @ 12:30 pm
Sat 23

WriteClub - Work in Progress

£65
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June 14 @ 7:00 pm - July 19 @ 9:00 pm
Sun 24

Woodland Reading Workshop at Tyntesfield

£10.00
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June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 27

National Writing Day

June 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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