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Libraries Unlimited Introduce Arts and Culture Programme to Devon Libraries After Receiving Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation Status

Libraries Unlimited will introduce a new programme of high-quality arts and cultural activity across Devon Libraries after receiving National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) status from Arts Council England (ACE).

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Poetry Postie Sally Crabtree is Offering Up to £1000 Bursary for an Emerging Artist Thanks to FEAST Cornwall

Poetry Postie Sally Crabtree and FEAST Cornwall offering up to £1000 for an exciting new project.

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Award-Winning Authors and Broadcasters Headline Budleigh’s Ninth Annual Literary Festival

Now in its ninth year, the themes of the 2017 Festival will be nature, wildlife and history, including family history and memoir. There will also be magical events for children to help mark the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book.

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New Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowships Reward Three Creatively Ambitious Poets

The inaugural Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowships, which reward creatively ambitious and generous poets with three bursaries totalling £45,000, have been awarded to Raymond Antrobus, Jane Commane and Jackie Hagan.

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Second Round of Exeter Library’s Rare Books Up for Adoption

Exeter Library’s Adopt a Book initiative has launched a second series of ancient books for adoption, following the return of the first two fully restored items to Exeter’s Special Collections Archives.

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South West Based Writer Judy Leigh Recieves Publishing Deal with HarperCollins

We’re delighted to hear the news that Judy Leigh, a member of our South West Writers Directory, has secured a publishing deal with HarperCollins.

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New Project Bridges Brighton and Bristol Through Words – Writing the Map: Journeys, Walking, Identity and Maps

Find out more about an exciting new project which is creating a bridge between Brighton and Bristol through narrative maps of the journeys we take physically and personally through literature. Literature Works supported the Arts Council application for funding for this project and we’ll be bringing you project updates over the coming weeks.

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Penguin Random House Launches WriteNow 2017

Literature Works is delighted to be partnering with Penguin Random House on WriteNow 2017. We will be participating in their Bristol Insight Day in September.

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Young Writers Showcase at Southampton Central Library on 22nd July 2017

The SO: Write Mayflower Young Writers are showcasing their work at Southampton Central Library on July 22nd

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ArtfulScribe at Umbrella Arts Festival This Weekend

This weekend ArtfulScribe and Dangerous Ideas are teaming up to deliver a day of Spoken Word, conversation and performance in the Talky Tent as part of the Umbrella Arts Festival at Palmerston Park, SO14, Southampton.

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Audible Launches New Writing Grant: The Crime Edition

Audible launches a new audio-exclusive writing grant, The Crime Edition

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KEAP Cornwall’s The Writers’ Block Has An Exciting Training Opportunity for Young and Emerging Playwrights

Fantastic, creative training opportunity for young and emerging playwrights

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Thu 29

Betjeman Poetry Prize

Free to enter
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January 1 @ 3:00 pm - July 31 @ 3:00 pm
Thu 29

8 Month Novel Course

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