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Winchester Poetry Festival repeats success

Winchester Poetry Festival announced the winner of its 2017 poetry competition at a special ceremony during a one-day event held at the Winchester Discovery Centre on Saturday 14 October.

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Bristol based community publishing project ‘No Bindings’ is collaborating with Bristol Ageing Better on new venture

What makes a city the kind of place where you can grow older and be an older person? No Bindings is collaborating with Bristol Ageing Better (BAB) to explore the possible answers to this question!

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Leaders join forces to plan next steps for innovating and enhancing public library services

Leaders from a diverse range of sectors came together at ‘Leading practice in unlimited value creation’, an Action Research Summit at the University of Exeter last week, to discuss how library services and other social enterprises and charities can better understand their social impact, and use it to ensure financial sustainability.

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Tickets for the Great Big LitFest Quiz hosted by Penzance LitFest are now on sale

It’s time to sharpen your pencils and your wits!

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Award-winning authors named as first official Libraries Unlimited Patrons

As libraries across the country celebrate National Libraries Week 2017 from 9th – 14th October, critically acclaimed authors, Michael Morpurgo and Stella Duffy, have been named as the first Patrons of Devon-based charity, Libraries Unlimited.

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Jamie Edgecombe continues as Literature Works supported Plymouth University writer-in-residence

Jamie is holding a Gothic fiction workshop for students of Plymouth University on Thursday 12th October between 1 – 3 pm in Babbage Building 007.

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Plymouth Literature Festival 2017 (RIO events)

This October lovers of literature will once again have the perfect opportunity to indulge their passion for words at the Plymouth Literature Festival.

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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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National Trust logo and Thomas Hardy's Desk, Max Gate, Dorchester

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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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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