Subject tag: Literature

16 October 2020

Enrol on one of Collage Writing Room's online writing workshops this Autumn and join our supportive writing community: Poetry; Life Writing & Memoir; Prioritise Your Writing; Novella Fever; Explore Creative Writing. Courses are for six weeks starting in November via ZOOM and cost £125.

07 October 2020

Enfield Libraries are running a spooky story competition for young writers aged 6 to 9, 10 to 13 and 14 to 17.

27 September 2020

A debut collection of poetry by Palmers Green resident Arun Jeetoo will be launched online this weekend. I Want to Be the One You Think About at Night is published by Waterloo Press. Jeetoo's poems have been described as 'agile, sensual and achingly honest' and 'pulling at the throbbing veins of love'.

31 August 2020

Enfield & Southgate WEA has a number of exciting courses running this autumn and all are available for booking now on the WEA website.

30 August 2020

Enrol on one of Collage Writing Room's online writing workshops this Autumn and join our supportive writing community: Poetry; Life Writing & Memoir; Prioritise Your Writing; Novella Fever; Explore Creative Writing. Courses are for six weeks starting in September and November via ZOOM and cost £125.

19 August 2020

A local writers' circle is seeking submissions for an anthology of creative writing inspired by the coronavirus experience. Lockdown Lit - Imagination in Isolation will be Bounds Green Book Writers' first publishing venture.

19 July 2020

Enfield & Southgate WEA's autumn courses will all be held online, using Zoom.

19 June 2020

WEA courses and activities have moved online and for the time being are free, so where you live becomes irrelevant. On the one hand, you now have the chance to enrol in courses run by WEA tutors throughout the country, but, on the other hand, people from other parts of the UK will now have a chance to grab places on your favourite Enfield & Southgate courses. So don't delay, enrol today!

11 May 2020

Collage Writing Room's friendly, supportive, and affordable writing courses for adults run throughout the year and cover poetry, novels, short fiction, and life writing among other disciplines. The Summer 2020 programme is set to run online during the lockdown s via Zoom video link up - if you're new to Zoom, they'll help you set it up. It is free for you to use. Your course is only a few clicks away!

25 March 2020

Social distancing and self-isolation are not incompatible with writing. Shakespeare himself is rumoured to have written King Lear while quarantined. It can be helpful to write in challenging times and to be part of a friendly group, focusing on your writing..

14 October 2019

From 1 to 9 November, the Bernie Grant Arts Centre is presenting a bold and new festival of words right at the heart of one of London's most diverse boroughs.

10 September 2019

A new cooperatively run bookshop in Wood Green will be running a double celebration on 20th September, to mark its official opening and to launch the paperback edition of a local author's debut novel.

26 August 2019

Local author Stephen Cox celebrates the opening of a co-operatively run bookshop in Blue House Yard, near Wood Green Station.

18 June 2019

It is Refugee Week from 17-23 June, and there are seven 'simple acts' to raise awareness of the refugee experience. One of them is to 'share a story' in order to learn more about the point of view of refugees themselves. Helen Swinyard shares The Boy at the Back of the Class. (Originally published in Tottenham Community News)

30 April 2019

This course is for writers at any level who wish to generate lots of new ideas and material. This fun and playful course will use different creative writing exercises and prompts to get you working, in a friendly and supportive environment. We will set out from a new starting point each week, and experiment with different techniques and ways into prose writing.

19 February 2019

Palmers Green Tales has published a three-part interview with award-winning children's author Jeanne Willis.

12 February 2019

A new comic novel, by three local authors living in the same road in Palmers Green, is to be published this year by Unbound - a farcical story, told in emails, about an imaginary writers group.

06 February 2019

Twice Bafta nominated director Yousaf Ali Khan is coming to the Writing Room in Wood Green. His courses are called Blank Canvas because they are designed for people with no previous experience, and no particular single idea for a script, to come along and explore what stories they might tell in film, and how. You can sign up to a 6-week story-development short script course, or to a one-day masterclass, looking at how a feature film script would be structured.

16 January 2019

Local author Stephen Cox is launching his debut novel, Our Child of the Stars, on 24th January

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29 April 2018

The Lamb Festival 2018: Saturday 16th to Friday 22nd June. An arts Festival at All Saints, Edmonton, to celebrate the lives and legacies of Charles and Mary Lamb. You can find the wonderful 2017 Festival Diary here - save the dates and come and join us! (And don't forget - for the fourth year running, there's free admission to ALL Festival events, so why not come and try something new?) 2017 LAMB FESTIVAL DIARY As before, there will be poetry and photography competitions - three prizes.......