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Birmingham Literature Festival 2019

Venues across Birmingham 3-13 October 2019 The ten-day festival, which runs from the 3-13 October, presents a line up of writers, artists and commentators including new UK Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, former Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, actor and writer Toby Jones, former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq, novelist Fatima Bhutto and former junior doctor […]

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Bham Lit Fest Workshop: Memoir and Autobiographical Writing (SOLD OUT)

Sunday 29th April, 10:30am – 12:30pm Curzon Building, Birmingham City University £20 / £16 THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Tickets and more information here. Autobiography and memoir are two of the most widely read and fastest-evolving forms of literature. From confessional letters and diary entries to prize-winning non-fiction and celebrity tell-alls, these genres of literature […]

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SOLD OUT BLF Workshop: How to be a Poet Surgeries

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT Saturday 28th April, 12 x 30 min sessions 10:00am – 3:00pm Venue TBA (Central Birmingham) £30 / £15 Tickets and information can be found here. How to be a Poet is a 21st century guide to writing by poet Jo Bell and publisher and poet Jane Commane. Aimed at […]

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Birmingham Literature Festival Workshop: Screenwriting

Saturday 28th April, 10:00am – 12:00pm  Venue TBA (Central Birmingham)  £20 / £16 Tickets and more information here. Screenwriter Mick Ford (The Boy with the Topknot, William and Mary and Single Father with David Tennant) will discuss and explore where to start with screenwriting and how to structure, write and craft a compelling story. Mick will […]

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Who are Birmingham’s most inspirational women? We are inviting nominations for a new book featuring Birmingham women, marking the #Vote100 centenary. The book, commissioned by Birmingham City Council, will feature women past and present who have shaped the city, and will launch at October’s Birmingham Literature Festival. This is a great opportunity for us to celebrate our […]

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Writers: test out your writing-in-progress at Short & Sweet

The Birmingham Literature Festival is coming up in October, which Writing West Midlands programmes and produces. As you’d expect, there are lots of events for writers, including writing workshops and special author events aimed at writers. There are also some opportunities for you to perform your work. One of the main things you can get […]

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Birmingham Literature Festival Book Group Books now on sale

As part of this year’s Birmingham Literature Festival, we are hosting a trio of Festival Book Groups in partnership with the West Midlands Readers’ Network. Each of the titles involved has a strong Birmingham or West Midlands connection. To celebrate, you can now purchase all three of the books through our online shop. Available to buy individually or as […]

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