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Could you be Writer in Residence for Manchester's Festival of Libraries?

If you're a Notts writer with a love of libraries, then yes, you probably could be. Read on....

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Five Leaves Bookshop announces its ambitious online event programme

Five Leaves, Nottingham’s independent city centre bookshop, is 'delighted' to receive National Lottery funding from Arts Council England for its...

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New Evidence Suggests Nottingham Was The Birthplace Of Writing.

We've had to keep this under wraps for sometime, but now we can EXCLUSIVELY reveal why Nottingham isn't just good with words, it practically invented...

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Book list: Recommendations from our Youth Advisory Board

Our Youth Advisory Board members share some of their favourite reads.

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Politics, Power, and Protest: In Conversation with Abi Daré, Zing Tsjeng, and Selina Nwulu

Nottingham was selected by the BBC and Libraries Connected to run a series of workshops throughout March 2021 on the theme of Politics, Power and...

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World Jam: Nottingham Goes Global

World Jam have been wowing audiences in Notts for some time, building a unique community with a global outlook

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World Poetry Day 2021: UNESCO Cities of Literature bring vibrancy and hope

For World Poetry Day 2021, twenty-three Cities of Literature are coming together to honour poets and celebrate one of humanity’s most treasured forms...

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The Loneliness of the Lockdown Runner

James Walker specialises in digital storytelling and has turned to Twitter to reimagine Sillitoe’s classic story of defiance for the Covid...

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Richard C Bower: Seeking Sanctuary

In our latest profile of a local writer, we feature a poet who turned grief into creativity.

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