Writing Tag

08 May Bike Writing Competition

Reading Matters, Writing Yorkshire and NAWE have joined together to mount a major creative writing competition for all ages under the title of ‘Bike’ to celebrate the 2014 Tour De France passing through Yorkshire and to encourage young people and adults to engage with creative writing. The competition closes on 6 June 2014. It...

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The Leeds Big Bookend

16 May Big Bookend Festival in Leeds

I am really excited about the Big Bookend Festival in Leeds on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June 2012. I love their description a 'Rock Festival for Words '. My pick would be Anthony McGowan, who will be talking about his novel for young people, ‘The Knife that Killed...

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24 Mar Sheffield Poetry Festival

At the great World Book Night, I heard local authors from the MA Writing course at Sheffield Hallam University read from a their ‘Matter’ anthology and as a result found that, Fay Musselwhite's poem has been chosen by Simon Armitage for a Sheffield Poetry Prize.Fay...

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