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Poet in the City: Collections in Verse launches in Leeds

Congratulations to Khadijah Ibrahiim, Malika Booker & Vahni Capildeo - all Inscribe and/or Peepal Tree Press poets!

Collections in Verse is an exciting new national project, a partnership with Poet in the City and the British Library, using live poetry events and commisions to animate British Library exhibitions in five cities across the country.

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The Cambridge Literary Review looking for writers

The Cambridge Literary Review is looking for submissions on the theme of manifestos - an exploration of, comment on or example of “manifesto" in any style, any genre, any length (though if you are planning on submitting anything over 5,000 words this should be discussed first with an email pitch). The publication is especially keen to see submissions from BAME writers.

Please send submissions by 22 June 2018 to: cambridgeliteraryreview@gmail.com

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Merrie Joy Williams on London Book Fair 2018

This year through nominations by SABLE Lit Mag to The Literary Consultancy some Inscribe associated writers received free tickets to attend the prestigious London Book Fair, that took place 10-12 April at London Olympia. 

Staged annually, LBF sees more than 25,000 publishing professionals arrive in London for the week of the Fair to learn, network, and kick off their year of business. LBF also features an Author HQ designed for writers, and a range of opportunities for those wanting to know more about the industry.

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Degna Stone: A lesson in bullet points

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Lynne Blackwood at Wordstock, Brighton

Brighton Open Market
1 Marshalls Row
Brighton
BN1 4JU
From 1pm
Book online

Inscribe-supported writer Lynne Blackwood is going to be reading at Brighton's Wordstock. Wordstock is a free, all-day literary drop-in, which is part of the Brighton Fringe calendar.

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Time To Write: Making Room, Moving Body

by Sai Murray, Inscribe-supported writer

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A Short and Eventful Journey on the Inscribe Writer's Programme

I can scarcely believe it was almost eight months ago, on a cold, dark December day when I made a trip I wasn't sure about. I was waist-deep in boxes, packing up my house to move. And the following day I was going travelling for two weeks. Feeling emotional and frazzled, it wasn't the best time for a Christmas party. But then being freelance, I don't often get invitations to these. So I thought, why not?

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SI Leeds Literary Prize 2018: open for business!

Entries can now be made to the 2018 SI Leeds Literary Prize, a trail-blazing award for new writing by black and Asian women. The biennial award is now in its 4th edition and has helped support a new generation of writers, including previous alumni Amita Murray, Mahsuda Snaith, Minoli Salgado, Season Butler and Kit de Waal.

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Desperately Seeking a Return to My Creative Soul

Written by Nana-Essi Casely-Hayford

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Akila Richards turns Closure short story into promising new play

'Secret Chamber', an original short story published by Peepal Tree Press in the Closure anthology has been adapted by Inscribe-supported writer Akila Richards into a theatre script directed by Kerri McLean. The development phase included an intensive phase of producing a final draft script, a week of rehearsals, and a scratch performance at Purple Playhouse, Hove.

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