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Tickets on sale for the Sidmouth Literary Festival

The Sidmouth Literary Festival is back from June 15th to 17th at Kennaway House.

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T.S. Eliot Prize Winners’ Archive

The 25th anniversary of the T.S. Eliot Prize heralds a new collaboration between the T. S. Eliot Foundation and the Poetry Archive.

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Mantel and Ishiguro among stars at Man Booker 50th anniversary festival

There will be a “star-studded” line up for the Golden Man Booker prize, including authors such as Hilary Mantel and Kazuo Ishiguro, as well as special BBC broadcasts and seven publishing masterclasses during the Man Booker’s 50th anniversary festival in July.

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Norwich and Nottingham to host global Cities of Literature gathering in 2019

Cultural leaders from 28 countries will come to the UK in May 2019 for a global gathering of the UNESCO Cities of Literature.

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Literature Works presents ‘Word on Tour’ in Cornwall in May 2018

On 9th May, Penzance Library will host acclaimed poet Annie Freud and folk singer and musician Jim Causley.

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Programme tickets finalised for the Chalke Valley History Festival 2018

Chalke Valley History Festival have now finalised the 2018 programme tickets for this summer’s festival (on sale 25th April – earlier for Friends).

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The Charles Causley Festival: headliners and programme announced

The Charles Causley Festival goes from strength to strength – it is now in its ninth year – and the weekend promises a rich mix of music, poetry, comedy, exhibitions and talks with a lively food and drink market in the town square.

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New chapter for Torbay Libraries

Torbay Libraries are entering into an exciting new chapter as Devon-based charity Libraries Unlimited takes to the helm to run all four libraries on behalf of Torbay Council.

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Bestsellers confirmed for LitFest 2018

The 2018 programme will include a variety of speakers throughout the festival weekend.

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Elmer’s Big Parade 2019

St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth is bringing Elmer the patchwork elephant – the much-loved storybook character created by Devon-born author and artist David McKee – to Plymouth for Elmer’s Big Parade in 2019, 30 years since Andersen Press first published the Elmer story.

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Eugenie Summerfield Children’s Book Prize 2018: short-listed authors announced and award ceremony date

The Shortlist for the new biennial Eugenie Summerfield Children’s Book prize, for children’s authors resident in Gloucestershire, Somerset or Wiltshire, has been announced and a date for the award ceremony set.

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International Literature Showcase roadshow: working with the world

How might you go about expanding your networks internationally? How can you fund international work? Who is looking to collaborate with UK literature, and what do they want?

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Sun 27

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