About Us

About Us

We’re hiring We are seeking for a freelancer Campaign Manager to work on our summer reading campaign Big City Reads.Deadline to apply: 13th May, 9amDownload Brief   What we are doing In our vibrant literary city, there’s a real hunger for live experiences....
Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Our PeopleHannah TrevarthenDirectorPaty BennettGeneral ManagerI am passionate about making arts and creativity accessible to all, and to ensure we offer opportunities for anyone to engage with words, especially for those that may feel that arts are not for them. I...
Partners & Supporters

Partners & Supporters

Our Core Funders Nottingham City Council Nottingham Trent University University of Nottingham Arts Council England Nottingham City Council Nottingham Trent University University of Nottingham Arts Council...
Our Impact

Our Impact

Testimonials My journey began with the Mouthy Poetry collective at the age of nine and now over a decade later, manifests in many different ways and alongside multiple organisations. Nottingham City of Literature has been a big part of my journey in ensuring I am able...
FAQs

FAQs

What is a UNESCO City of Literature? UNESCO’s City of Literature programme is part of a wider Creative Cities Network which was launched in 2004 and is currently made up of 295 UNESCO Creative Cities globally. Members are drawn from more than 90 countries and...
Our Story

Our Story

In 2013-2014, a group of Nottingham writers realised we had a great depth of literary talent here, historic and contemporary, but it was not celebrated in any meaningful way. It was also noted that while we have such talent rife in the city, we also suffer from poor...