Subject tag: Literature

19 July 2021

A trio of Palmers Green authors were out on the street in Green Lanes last weekend selling signed copies of their comic novel, Work in Progress, hot off the press. Thanks to a massive crowdfunding effort by some 250 supporters, their dream of getting the book published is no longer a work in progress - and it's already attracting rave reviews.

30 June 2021

Join Collage Writing Room this August for a special set of four Zoom workshops on the theme of 'Emerging' (followed by a performance event and digital sharing pamphlet in September...)

10 May 2021

When Natasha Boydell saw a local writing course advertised on Palmers Green Community, it inspired her to sign up and finally get stuck into writing the book that she'd always wanted to. Now, on the release of her debut novel, she shares her experience.

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20 March 2021

Enrol on one of Collage Writing Room's online writing workshops this Summer term and join our supportive writing community: explore Creative Writing for the first time; find your inner poet; write your life and start a memoir; finish that work in progress or write a novella! Courses are for six weeks starting in April and June, online via ZOOM. Courses are £125; Meet the Agent is £8.

13 January 2021

Enrol on one of Collage Writing Room's online writing workshops this February and join our supportive writing community: Explore Creative Writing for the first time; find your inner poet; write your Life and start a Memoir; finish that work-in-progress, or write a short story! Courses are for six weeks starting in February, online via ZOOM. Courses are £125. We help to develop and support the writer, as much as the writing, with extra check-in sessions like our free process/progress group, Feedback Fridays, sharing salons and reading groups.

21 October 2020

Making History is a Lottery-funded project designed to encourage young people to express their emotions and experiences relating to COVID-19 and the London lockdown. Platinum Performing Arts is inviting children aged 9-18 from the Enfield community to take part in free creative workshops at Millfield House - pottery, dance, poetry, spoken word, fitness & wellbeing and more!

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.

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!

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)

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.

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.......