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Summer reading success makes way for autumn ‘Active Life’ campaign in Devon Libraries

The results from this year’s Summer Reading Challenge have been revealed, coinciding with the launch of the 2017 Active Life Active Mind programme of Devon library events throughout October.

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‘Writing Places’ October Programme of Events: Writer- In- Residence Virginia Astley at Hardy’s Cottage

We’re excited to announce the full programme of events for October taking place at Hardy’s Cottage, Dorset as part of this year’s Writing Places project in partnership with the National Trust.

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South West based poet Alice Oswald named new BBC Radio 4 poet-in-residence

South West based poet Alice Oswald has been announced as BBC Radio 4’s new Poet-in-Residence.

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Leading literary talent brings a buzz to Budleigh

The team behind the ninth annual Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival is celebrating the huge success of their biggest festival yet.

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Word on Tour – live literature tour of libraries in the South West

Literature Works is delighted to announce a live literature tour of writers to libraries around the region in 2018.

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Bristol Poetry Festival 2017

Poetry Can is proud to announce that Bristol Poetry Festival 2017 will take place between 6th and 19th October and will feature some of the top names in contemporary poetry, as well as encompassing some of the varied reading and performance events that regularly occur through the city.

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The Emma Press launches call for poems about dinosaurs

The Emma Press is launching a call for submissions for poems about dinosaurs.

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Literary stars crowned winners of national creative writing competition

Three budding young writers and amateur authors have been named as the winners of Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival’s creative writing competition.

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Will you join us for the next chapter…? We want to know your thoughts on the literature and arts scene in Plymouth

As we begin to plan for the future of the festival, we want your opinions on the literature and arts scene in Plymouth and what you would like from a Festival of Words.

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The Man Booker Prize shortlist has been announced

Two first-time female writers shortlisted – Emily Fridlund and Fiona Mozley, the youngest authors from the longlist Joined by two previously shortlisted authors Mohsin Hamid and Ali Smith, the latter…

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Advance notice, the Deborah Rogers Foundation Award 2018 for a first-time writer

An award of £10,000 will be presented to a first-time prose writer whose submission demonstrates outstanding literary talent and who would benefit financial support to complete their work.

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Words and Women’s Short Prose Competition is open for entries in a prize-packed Year of Publishing Women

Words and Women have launched their national writing competition for women.

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An Introduction to Creative Writing

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An Introduction to Creative Writing

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