Writers Week

Writers’ Week – 16 – 22 October 2021

Join New Writing South online for our Writers’ Week 2021. Join us online for our first New Writing South Writers’ Week in October 2021 for a week of tailored activity focussed on the needs of writers, whatever stage they are at.  Featuring Stella Duffy, Beth Miller, Amer Anwar, Yvvette Edwards and Louise Tondeur, expect practical and inspiring …

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‘Borrowed Ground’ podcast released today

New Writing South is celebrating the release of Robin Pridy’s podcast for Historic England, following the publication of the free to download eBook High Street Tales. From hidden histories to local urban legends, eight contemporary writers across England have worked with their local communities to explore the everyday magic of high streets in Great Yarmouth, Hastings, Leicester, North Shields, Weston-super-Mare, …

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Call-out for Hear Us Out 2021 activities

Hear Us Out is a participatory arts project run by New Writing South celebrating older LGBTQ+ people’s stories. Since its inception in 2018, Hear Us Out has worked with a community collective of LGBTQ+ volunteers to collect the funny, touching and celebratory real-life stories of older LGBTQ+ people across the South East of England. Working with a company of local …

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Launched today: High Street Tales e-book and podcast

New Writing South is delighted to be working with the wonderful team behind High Street Tales, and especially proud to have commissioned Robin Pridy’s marvellous love story to Hastings – a town we too love and have been proud to be associated with for many years.   So many people and organisations have come together to celebrate our …

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