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Spread the Word's Lucy Beale shares why she thinks you'll love Jamie Rhodes' event on November 27...

Writing The Anti-Heroine

with Emma Jane Unsworth

Poetry, Healing and Voice

with Warsan Shire… "I know that poetry has saved my life. It helps me make sense, articulate, heal, revisit, rewrite, reimagine, celebrate, curse, ask, feel and understand."

A Strategic Approach to your Writing Career

Writer Jamie Rhodes' article on how to get noticed by The Industry

Our new season of masterclasses, workshops and events for writers is now on sale

From crime fiction to poetry, to writing from real life, we have something to help you improve your writing. Warsan Shire, Emma Unsworth and Rick Gekoski are just some of the inspirational writers waiting to work with you...

Aisling Fahey - New Young Poet Laureate for London

Lemn Sissay introduces the New Young Poet Laureate for London on National Poetry Day

Podium Poets Anthology #1

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Grants for the Arts advice from Gemma Seltzer of Arts Council England

Spread the Word Info Sheets - Professional Development

Downloadable docs on a variety of topics useful to writers. These ones are all about your writing career.