Projects

The Book Makers

New Writing South, in partnership with Creative Future, delivered a series of writing workshops at The Book Makers (16-17 Cranbourne Street, Brighton BN1) throughout Autumn 2021. Led by local crime-writer William Shaw, The Book Makers was a volunteer-run, community, pop-up bookshop in Brighton.

Writers in Conversation @ The Library

In partnership with Brighton & Hove Libraries, New Writing South presents a  series of filmed conversations between librarians and Sussex-based writers. Featuring writers Sharon Duggal, Craig Jordan-Baker, Anna Jefferson, Katy Massey, William Shaw and Zara Slattery, the whole series of Writers in Conversation @ The Library is available to view online via the Brighton & …

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Telling Our Stories: Hangleton & Knoll Multicultural Women’s Group

Since 2018, New Writing South has been working to support the women involved in the Hangleton & Knoll Multicultural Women’s Group to tell their rich and diverse stories. The Telling our Stories project is a wonderful partnership between The Hangleton & Knoll Project RISE and New Writing South which enables women from the group to …

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Our work with publishers

Common People  With partners: Kit de Waal, New Writing North, National Centre for Writing, Literature Works, Writing West Midlands, Writing East Midlands, Spread the Word https://uk.bookshop.org/books/common-people-an-anthology-of-working-class-writers/9781783527458 Working-class stories are not always tales of the underprivileged and dispossessed. Common People is a collection of essays, poems and memoir written in celebration, not apology: these are narratives …

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Our work in Hastings

With partners Historic England, alongside New Writing North, National Centre for Writing, Literature Works, Writing West Midlands, Writing East Midlands, Spread the Word High Street Tales is part of the cultural programme of the High Street Heritage Action Zones (HAZ) project run by Historic England. Its aim is to create a set of stories to …

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Writing Our Legacy

New Writing South is a proud partner of Writing our Legacy – working to raise awareness of the contributions of Black and Ethnic Minority (BME) writers, poets, playwrights and authors born, living or connected to Sussex and the South East. We work with Writing Our Legacy on a number of Anti-racist literary projects including, Covert. …

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