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It’s National Memory Day 2018

Calling Memory Cafés interested in hosting free, fun, interactive poetry and memory sessions. We train poets to run them and we’ll bring them to you.

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Retreat West Books launches new annual novel prize

Retreat West Books has today launched a new annual prize for undiscovered writers and novels. The annual prize will award the winner with a publishing contract for a paperback and ebook edition of the novel, plus a £500 advance.

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2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize published short list announced

The Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation is delighted to announce the shortlist for the annual Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize, for Best Published Novel.

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Announcing the publication of Wolfgang Hildesheimer’s Times in Cornwall by the Guillemot Press

Times in Cornwall is translated for the first time by Nicola Barnes and published by Cornish independent publisher the Guillemot Press.

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We have selected two writers from the South West to be included in Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers

Common People is a collection of essays, poems and pieces of personal memoir, bringing together seventeen well-known writers from working class backgrounds with an equal number of brand new as-yet-unpublished writers from all over the UK. The two South West writers selected by literature Works are Paul Allen and Ruth Behan.

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Giveaways for writers who sign up to become a member of Retreat West’s community before the end of May

Retreat West have set themselves a target of reaching one hundred members by the end of May and if they reach this ambitious goal, they’d like to reward their supporters.

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The Charles Causley Trust announce David Devanny as their first writer-in-residence of 2018

The Charles Causley Trust have appointed their first Writer-in-Residence for 2018 as part of their Fuelling The Flame project, multimedia artist David Devanny.

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Bloomsbury Education launches new online resource for Early Years

Bloomsbury Education is delighted to launch Bloomsbury Early Years, a subscription website for Early Years Practitioners.

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New Creative Director to lead arts and cultural programme in Devon’s libraries

Libraries Unlimited has appointed internationally renowned artist and storyteller Daniel Clark to lead its exciting new programme of arts and cultural events across Devon’s libraries.

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The Archers are Coming to Cornwall

Ever wondered what it’s like to work on The Archers? Well, festival-goers in Penzance are in for a treat at this year’s Penzance Literary Festival.

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Roger McGough and LiTTLe MACHiNe at Exeter Northcott Theatre

Exeter Northcott Theatre are delighted to welcome the hilarious and surreal poet Roger McGough and LittLE MACHiNe on Sunday 13th May 2018.

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Winchester Poetry Festival 2018 Line-up Announced

Winchester Poetry Festival announces its 2018 programme, with some of the best-known names in UK and world poetry and a range of thrilling new voices.

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Sat 26

Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival

Various
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May 25 @ 7:00 pm - May 27 @ 11:00 pm
Wed 30

Motivation and Moving Forward: how to make your book happen

£29.50
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May 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm