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Unhurry by Mimi Jones

May 2024
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Arvon is looking for a new Director at Totleigh Barton

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Could you be the next Plymouth Young City Laureate?

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Granada City of Literature Writer in Residence

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Wonju City of Literature Residency 2024

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AllStories 2024

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The Patricia Eschen Prize for Poetry (Children’s Competition)

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The Patricia Eschen Prize for Poetry (Adult’s Competition)

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Word Space 2024-25

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Kraków City of Literature International Residency Programme

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Visible Communities residencies

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Foyle Young Poets of the Year

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I Am In Print competitions

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DRF David Miller Internship programme

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Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation – New Voices Award

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Love Books Competition

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Nature Calling writing commission

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New Forest Writer-in-Residence

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Jewish Literary Foundation – Emerging Writers Programme

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Carole Blake Open Doors Project

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The Wren’s Nest – from Poetry Cares at Fremington Manor

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Winchester Poetry Prize 2024

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Wells Festival of Literature International Competitions

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Two Exciting Events with Plymouth Young City Laureate Mimi Jones!

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Our team’s World Book Day picks

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The Mo Siewcharran Prize 2024

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New Trustees and co-Chairs for Literature Works

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Primary Colours by Laura Horton

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Trans Is Beautiful by Mimi Jones

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Women Speak Volumes – memoir writing at The Box

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Word Live In Libraries Autumn dates

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Introducing your new Plymouth Laureate of Words 2023-25

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Word Space 2023-24

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Launching Word Live in Libraries 2023

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The Health & Resilience Project

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The Writers’ Block new Writers’ Room

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Mimi Jones is our Plymouth Young City Laureate for 2023

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Good news for Literature Works in 2023-26

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Speaking Volumes

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Community Writing project in Plymouth

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Wasafiri Craft Podcasts

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Out on the Page

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Community Writing project in Torbay

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QUAY WORDS AND THE DEVON AND EXETER INSTITUTION ARE SEEKING A SHARED WRITER-IN-RESIDENCE FOR SPRING 2023

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Exploring ‘place writing’: Dialect Writers’ four-day writing retreat

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Quay Words Summer 2022 highlights

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Seed bed

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Holly Peters after lockdown entry 4 – still adjusting

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Holly peters after lockdown entry 3 – monthly ghosts

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Holly Peters after lockdown entry 2 – welcome back

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Holly peters: after lockdown entry 1 – like driving in a city i don’t live in

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Poetry cares: Poetry to share together at home

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Introducing plymouth’s laureate of words: laura horton

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Inspiring a new generation of playwrights: plymouth laureate of words laura horton writes about her plymouth primary school project

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Celebrating national poetry day with the launch of quay words and libraries unlimited writer-in-residence tolu agbelusi’s poem ‘The women as usual were the beginners of the disturbance’

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Word Online: The highlights

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Word Space: Connection, exchange and talent development

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The minuscule against the mighty – jane pugh’s writer residency at wheal martyn clay works

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Placing poets in residence, our poetry cares project in north devon and plymouth

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Discovering the joy of play texts – a blog by plymouth laureate of words laura horton

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Exploring land-based creativity in the community

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Announcing the quay words anthology celebrating new and established voices alongside the trading places young writers’ competition winner

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Announcing the quay words spring 2022 programme

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Chris white announced as first ever riddler in residence at exeter cathedral

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Word Space 2022-23