Book Features

Reviews

An Inventory of Heaven by Jane Feaver

Shipleigh is a rural treasure, a hamlet in the depths of the Devon countryside, far-removed from modern civilisation. The isolated peace of Shipleigh provides a welcome relief from the devastation…

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Writers

Reflections on a residency: our Hardy’s Cottage writer-in-residence Virginia Astley On Apple Day 2017

Virginia Astley has been writer-in-residence at Hardy’s Cottage in Dorchester throughout September and October. As the residency draws to a close, we asked her to share some of her writer’s journal with us.

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Reviews

Now You Can Look

These are poems yes, and written in that style and yet they are also stories, snapshots and flashes of revelation which reveal a life, it doesn’t matter whose, which is full of vivid passion and vibrancy.

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Writers

A way of being free*… Roselle Angwin for Writing Places

After a writing packed day of events celebrating National Poetry Day (the theme of which was ‘Freedom’) and delivering her first Novel Writing Course session, Roselle Angwin, our Greenway writer-in-residence aptly reflects on the freeing nature of writing and sharing words.

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Reviews

Hearth

Indeed, nothing is more appealing than the soundtrack of a crackling fire as one escapes into a world of another’s making.

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We review Dr Jekyll and Mr Seek and catch up with writer Anthony O’Neill

Brooding dark secrets veiled in London smog which hides whispered secrets, a large and foreboding townhouse which contains the secrets of its owner’s tragic end , readers are instantly transported to Victorian England, but is all as it seems?

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Reviews

National Poetry Day Approaches and We Review Pascale Petit’s Mama Amazonica

Whilst we wait for the arrival of National Poetry Day and our celebrations with our Writing Places writers-in-residence, we want to share our review of Petit’s new collection with you. We think it’s definitely one for your National Poetry Day wish lists.

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Interviews

An Interview With Bram Thomas Arnold, The Park Bench Reader

When we heard that Bram was coming to Plymouth Art Weekender 2017 and bringing the unique commission The Park Bench Reader to the city centre, we knew we had to catch up with him and find out more about the project and just why he thinks that reading is so important…

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Reviews

My Name is Leon

His name is Leon, he may be small, but he is mighty and he is amazing.

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Reviews

The Joy of Mindful Writing: Notes to Inspire Creative Awareness

Here at Literature Works, we’re always on the lookout for hints and tips to pass on to writers, so imagine our delight when The Joy of Mindful Writing came to our attention.

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Writers

Guest Blog Post: Causely 100 Writer-in-Residence Cahal Dallat’s Final Blog Post ‘Musings on Poetry and Place’

To celebrate the Charles Causley Centenary, we’re delighted to share Causley 100 Writer-in-Residence Cahal Dallat’s final blog post which aptly explores the relationship between poetry and place.

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Writers

South West Writer Tom Vowler Has Launched His Latest Book

Tom Vowler, a member of our South West Writers Directory, recently launched his new book Dazzling the Gods

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Thu 14

Annual Short Story Prize

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3rd October 2017 - 31st May 2018
Thu 14

Debut Poetry Collection Prize

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3rd October 2017 - 30th November 2018