Writing Women in the Midlands: Workshop

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Nov 11, 2015
from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM


Leicestershire Records Office

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Learn to turn historical material into creative work in this free writers’ workshop led by poet Deborah Tyler Bennett, winner of the Centre for New Writing’s creative commission ‘Women’s Writing in the Midlands’.

The workshop uses archival materials by and about Elizabeth Heyrick and Susanna Watts, two 19th century Leicestershire authors, abolitionists and political and animal rights activists.

Contact Elizabeth-Anne Grummitt to book a free place (numbers are limited): eg205@le.ac.uk

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Authors who have visited Literary Leicester include: Lauren Child, Louis de Bernières, Colin Dexter, Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Frayn, Amitav Ghosh, Germain Greer, Linton Kwesi Johnon, Penelope Lively, David Lodge, Roger McGough, Will Self, Colm Tóibín, Sue Townsend, Fay Weldon and Jaqueline Wilson

"A serious gathering, seriously run, with a seriously cosmopolitan audience... Even I enjoyed it..." Will Self

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