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Tales of the Unexpected

Nottinghamshire’s Shreya Sen-Handley has a new book out, one with a twist in the tales.

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Life in Lines: Jade Moore on Fernando Pesoa's 'Countless Lives'

Happy National Poetry! Celebrate with poet Jade Moore enthusing on her favourite poem in this concluding episode of our Life in Lines series.

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Life In Lines: Georgina Wilding on Sharon Olds 'The Healers'

Our latest Life in Lines features our first ever Young Poet Laureate / Nottingham Poetry Festival Creative Director Georgina Wilding

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Life In Lines: Henry Normal on Piet Hein's 'Consolation Grook'

Our latest Life In Lines with founder of Nottingham Poetry Festival; screenwriter and producer Henry Normal celebrating the work of fellow...

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Six Days in Lviv

Lviv, Ukraine's UNESCO City of Literature was visited by First Story's Jess Tickell: here, she tells us about her adventure in a city where 'Every...

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Life in Lines: Bromley House Library's Mel Jeffs on Maya Angelou's 'Still I Rise

As National Poetry Day is on the horizon, the second series of Life In Lines (in association with One Plum Poem) where Nottingham literary figures...

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Literary Locations #37: 25 Regent Street

There are two architects most associated with Nottingham, Thomas Chambers Hine and Watson Fothergill. Whilst the latter may be the more flamboyant of...

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Turning the Tide: a cautionary tale of a once land-locked city

To mark Earth Strike Day, Anne Holloway presents a specially commissioned poem: Turning the Tide: A cautionary tale of a once land-locked city

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Underneath in Nottingham

From the QMC's staff canteen to the Contemporary's unique shop, Underneath has local locations aplenty.

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