The initiative is co-ordinated by Audiences Yorkshire, the marketing and audience development agency for the cultural sector in Yorkshire and is funded by our Yorkshire office. This event is held on the second Thursday of every month at The Albert Pub, Huddersfield. Everyone is welcome to try their hand, show off their successes and share their doubts. The Reading and Libraries Challenge Fund will support innovative national or local projects in the UK that aim to improve long term access to books, reading and library services for young people and others, with limited access to books and reading.
The Foundation will give preference to proposals that focus on creating and implementing services which are relevant to those with the greatest needs and which can be expected to continue after the funding comes to an end. Leeds Libraries are hosting a series of writers’ surgeries with the Yorkshirebased novelist, Martyn Bedford. During March there will be 14 half hour slots where you will be able to discuss your fiction with the author. This workshop is to be held at the Victoria Hotel, First Property Inspection Bridlington and is designed for practised writers and beginners in prose and poetry. Organised by Read-Write-York this is a ten-week course led by the novelist, poet and publisher, Pauline Kirk.
The cost for the course is £25 and £15 (concessions) and will be held in the Marriott Room, York Central Library. This event provides an opportunity to hear writers Lewis Davies and Catherine Merriman read from their latest work. Seminar aimed at writers wishing to improve their skills in working in education, focusing on how to plan and evaluate your work, and develop a freelance career. Course leader: Alicia Stubbersfield. Aimed at writers who already work in this field and want to further develop their career using writing as a creative tool in education and other settings.
This publication is Sheffield-based Brian G D’Arcy’s first collection, although his poetry has been published in magazines and anthologies over many years. Faith and Friendship contains reminiscences, poems, essays and photographs by a wide spectrum of contributors and is a testament to the remarkable influence that Bradford College lecturer Dave Bowen had on his students and others.