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Projects

We work with a merry band of partners to bring words and ideas to the readers and writers of Nottingham. We work collaboratively with partner organisations to develop new writing talent and produce events and programmes to inspire young people.

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Young City of Literature Ambassadors

Meet the 14 Young Ambassadors fostering and building a culture of reading for pleasure in Nottingham. They will reflect on and explore what it means to be a UNESCO City of Literature, unearth uplifting stories, attend festivals and events, interview writers and co-produce a city-wide reading campaign to inspire more people to read.

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Poetry Pulse

Poetry Pulse is a new project looking at how digital media and technology can help us capture the work our poets are doing, so that we can showcase our poetry to each other, regionally, nationally - and internationally, through our network of 28 Cities of Literature.

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Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate

Georgina Wilding is Nottingham’s Young Poet Laureate, on a mission to show the world what wonderful things Nottingham can do with words.

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Jaipur Writer Residency

We have now selected two writers for these exciting residencies at one of the world's most exciting literary events.

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Notts Literary Greats

Notts is set to lead a new project to attract more American visitors to the area in partnership with Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, Visit Hampshire and Shakespeare’s England.

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Eastwood Comics

24 talented young writers and artists will create graphic stories inspired by the life and works of world-renowned author DH Lawrence. These stories will be available to the public for free in the form of a boxed-set of six comic collections.

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