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Getting the Page to Talk

Back in May, a group of aspiring young writers participated in a month of creative writing workshops in an attempt to create enough original writing to fill an entire day. On Sunday 8 June 2014 the Royal Shakespeare Company played host to Writing West Midlands’ first Young Writers’ Festival. Funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, […]

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Team Up for World Book Night Quiz

Wednesday 23 April 2014, 7 – 9pm Dudley Library, Reading Room, St. James’ Road, Dudley, DY1 1HR Writing West Midlands, Dudley Libraries and West Midlands Readers’ Network are working together to celebrate World Book Night 2014. As thousands of books are given away across the region and the UK, we invite you to join us to […]

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Stuart Maconie and Friends April 2014

Join us on Tuesday 1 April , 7.30 – 9pm at the Library of Birmingham, for a lively evening of conversation and performance hosted by writer, broadcaster and patron of Writing West Midlands, Stuart Maconie. Stuart’s guests include novelist Judth Allnatt, whose critically acclaimed new book, The Moon Field, is a striking and unsentimental story […]

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Future Poets’ Festival Video

The Future Poets’ Festival, which we ran on the 4 August 2012, was filmed by Ulfah Arts a creative social enterprise that uses arts and media as tools of social empowerment. The day was curated by a group of 16 – 19 year olds from the West Midlands region and was Project Managed by Amy Martin. […]

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Birmingham Book Festival Programme is out now!

We are pleased to announce that the programme for our annual literature Festival, the Birmingham Book Festival, is out now! For anyone who is on the Festival’s postal mailing list, you will have received or be soon receiving a Festival brochure, if you aren’t on the Festival’s mailing list you can either join by clicking the Join Our Mailing List page or Request […]

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