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Rebecca Goldsmith
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Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys: A review by Conrad Simpson

Conrad Simpson, as well as the recent winner of the Nottingham Young Creative award for film (13-15 age group) is also an avid reader and writer....

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Golden Legend
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The Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam: a review by Joel Davie

Nadeem Aslam’s exquisite, luminous novel shines hope into nightmare with the notion that love (and books) could, one day, conquer all.

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Poetry
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Pubs, Pints and Poetry: A Look Round Nottingham Poetry Festival

Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature volunteer Carol Williams tells us of some of her Nottingham poetry Festival highlights.

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William Thompson Boxer
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The Legend of Bendigo: guest post by Alan Dawson.

Why has an illiterate Victorian-era Nottingham bare-knuckled boxer caught the imagination of so many writers?

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Jordi
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A Literary Love Affair in Barcelona

Roses and Books meet in a fellow UNESCO City of Literature. Sandeep Mahal visited Barcelona to see a rather wonderful tradition played out.

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu – Nottingham’s First Rebel Writer: by Georgina Lock.

When we talk Rebel Writers, we all too easily think of the male 'Unholy Trinity' of Nottingham: Byron, Lawrence and Sillitoe. However, it was a...

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"Tuffees" - Nottingham Word Of The Week

Each week we'll post a celebration of Nottingham slang, a celebration of the inventiveness, warmth and sheer oddness of the words that make...

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"Tabs" - Nottingham Word Of The Week

Each week we'll post a celebration of Nottingham slang, a celebration of the inventiveness, warmth and sheer oddness of the words that make...

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The search for Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate

We are delighted to announce our search for a young poet to represent Nottingham on the international stage.

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