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Rhyme and ride with Arriva as Leicester gets literary

Rhyme and ride with Arriva as Leicester gets literary

Posted by ew205 at Nov 15, 2017 10:45 AM |

Bus-driver's daughter and Leicester based poet Lydia Towsey will be taking the road with Arriva Buses for specially commissioned Literary Leicester journeys today from 12.00-7.00 pm

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Literary Leicester to host ‘one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary British Fiction’ Gwendoline Riley

Literary Leicester to host ‘one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary British Fiction’ Gwendoline Riley

Posted by ew205 at Nov 14, 2017 11:54 AM |

Gwendoline’s latest novel, First Love, was shortlisted for the 2017 Goldsmiths Prize

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Prolific Shakespearean actor Michael Pennington to take part in Literary Leicester

Prolific Shakespearean actor Michael Pennington to take part in Literary Leicester

Posted by ew205 at Nov 09, 2017 12:15 PM |

Actor and writer Michael Pennington will perform a reading from his latest book ‘King Lear in Brooklyn’ on 16 November

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Author of ‘Madame Doubtfire’ and Carnegie Medal winner Anne Fine to share what inspires her writing

Author of ‘Madame Doubtfire’ and Carnegie Medal winner Anne Fine to share what inspires her writing

Posted by ew205 at Nov 09, 2017 09:05 AM |

The Leicester-born, nationally acclaimed writer of children’s fiction will discuss tailoring writing to different audiences at Literary Leicester on 18 November

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Leicester’s literary festival gives a glimpse into our possible futures

Leicester’s literary festival gives a glimpse into our possible futures

Posted by ew205 at Nov 03, 2017 11:02 AM |

Literary Leicester to host two bestselling science fiction authors at the National Space Centre on 18 November

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Expert opinions cover the Reformation, Emily Brontё’s Heathcliff and Trump's media tactics

Expert opinions cover the Reformation, Emily Brontё’s Heathcliff and Trump's media tactics

Posted by ap507 at Oct 31, 2017 11:24 AM |

The Conversation and Think: Leicester talking points: a range of topical issues recently tackled by academics 19 - 31 October

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Seventeen novels in seventeen years: Leicester alumna Adele Parks to share her journey to the bestsellers list

Seventeen novels in seventeen years: Leicester alumna Adele Parks to share her journey to the bestsellers list

Posted by ew205 at Oct 26, 2017 10:56 AM |

Acclaimed author Adele Parks will divulge her route to writing success on 15 November

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Our Professor at Bible Museum panel

Our Professor at Bible Museum panel

Posted by ap507 at Oct 26, 2017 09:47 AM |

Gordon Campbell has helped shape development of major museum

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Leicester academic brings attention to a lack of care for women after miscarriage

Leicester academic brings attention to a lack of care for women after miscarriage

Posted by ew205 at Oct 23, 2017 12:10 PM |

Dr Corinne Fowler from our School of Arts recently contributed to a BBC article on the issue

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Literary Leicester events to tackle race, culture and class head-on

Literary Leicester events to tackle race, culture and class head-on

Posted by ew205 at Nov 16, 2017 04:00 PM |

Shrabani Basu, author of book-turned-feature-film Victoria and Abdul, among guests who will speak on literary works and issues pertaining to race, class, culture and religion on 17 and 18 November

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