As a UNESCO City of Literature, we’re dedicated to building a better world with words. Our permanent designation as a UNESCO Creative City enables us to use the power of words to transform lives, create new opportunities and establish Nottingham as a leading destination for lovers of literature worldwide.
In our vibrant literary city, there's a real hunger for live experiences. Talent is everywhere you look. From our base in Bromley House Library, we’re here to feed that hunger and nurture that talent. From first-time writers to established novelists, we will:
Our website is jam-packed with news, events, resources and articles to support your literary ambitions and interests. And when you’re ready to become part of our story, you can contact us, sign up for our regular eNewsletter, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
There’s nowhere quite like Nottingham. Learn more about our rebellious spirit, about our rebel writers and the people who’ve contributed so much to Nottingham’s literary traditions. You can also read our reaction to winning the UNESCO City of Literature bid, and what this permanent status means to Nottingham.The pride of Nottingham
Our city is alive with words, and Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature is blessed with great people driving us forwards in our mission to transform lives for the better. Here are just a few of our leading lights. Our literary people, we salute you:Meet everyone
Thank you to all the wonderful people and organisations who support us, who inspire us, and who guide us in our determination to be a leading light in world literature. We couldn’t do it without you, and we never forget it.Read about them
Discover more about UNESCO City of Literature, about what it means for Nottingham and the other cities of literature around the world. It goes without saying we’re proud to be part of such a magnificent organisation, and to share its aims.Learn more
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