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Winner announced in the Super Spring Book Review Competition!

Over Spring, we asked local school children to send in their book reviews for a chance of winning a prize. The quality of critique was high...

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WriteNow: Looking For New Talent in Nottingham

Writers! Illustrators! We have great news on how a very famous publishing house is looking for local talent to realise their potential...

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UNESCO City of Literature Lecture Returns With Elif Shafak

Award-winning novelist Elif Shafak to give the second UNESCO City of Literature lecture in Nottingham

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Plws Awsworth
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Magpies Get Kids Writing

Sport meets writing in a fantastic initiative from Notts County FC...

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Tentacles: A Collective For Disabled Writers

Neal Pike is another former Mouthy Poet now doing wonderful work bringing unheard voices to life. He's just launched Tentacles, an exciting new...

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Cities Of Lit Annual Meeeting
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Iowa City hosts UNESCO Cities of Literature conference

Next year, Nottingham and Norwich (Nottwich) will be co-hosting the UNESCO Cities of Lit Conference - this report from the 2017 Conference in Iowa...

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Read On Nottingham!

An innovative drive to boost literacy levels has launched in Nottingham, thanks to a partnership between the National Literacy Trust, Nottingham City...

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The Super Spring Book Review Competition!

Calling all 11-16-year-olds: Write a review of a book by a local author, to be in with the chance of winning prizes!

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Nottwich: Nottingham and Norwich win right to host UNESCO global gathering

In a coup for Nottingham City of Literature / Norwich City of Literature, 2019's global gathering of UNESCO City of Literatures will be held between...

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