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Changing Wor(l)ds Enabling Cultural Self-Representation for Marginalised Communities

Read more about Changing Wor(l)ds, a cultural partnership created by NTU researchers in 2014 to research and create space for marginalised voices.

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Nine Letters You Need To Read Now

Find inspiration for your letter of solidarity by reading these 9 famous letters from history...

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Literary Locations #67: The Arthur Mee Centre, Church Street, Stapleford

This week’s literary location article is all about Mee, Arthur Mee, who wrote around a million words a year, for fifty years, helping to teach and...

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Workshops and Gaining the Confidence to Write Your Letter

Director Sandeep Mahal pens a letter to tell you why our new project focuses on letters, and why the digital workshop series will help you to write...

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Making Poetry From Pain: Guest Blog by Charlie-Dawn Sadler

Winner of the MyVoice Creative Writing Competition, Charlie-Dawn shares her perceptions about how pain and writing are intertwined.

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Literary Locations #66: Basford House, 61 Church Street

Basford House, where Thomas Bailey compiled his Annals of Nottinghamshire and his son Philip wrote what would become one of the longest poems ever...

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NTU Graphic Design students champion the city’s poetry in new project

​In celebration of Nottingham’s literary heritage, Graphic Design students at Nottingham Trent University connected with six talented poets from the...

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Mad Truth: Creativity and Mental Health

In this guest blog, founder of Mad Truth Casey Soma writes about channeling feelings into creative expression.

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Literary Locations #65: The Arkwright Building, Shakespeare Street

Once described as the “finest pile of public buildings in Nottinghamshire” the Arkwright Building is one of England’s most important places of...

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