Celebr8 Festival 2008

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Celebr8 on the Silver Screen is a NW  regional writing competition which asks entrants to submit an idea based on, ‘What diversity means to me’. It is part of the celebr8 (don't discrimin8) festival of diversity which will highlight the cultural, social and economic benefits diversity brings to the North West

See: http://www.celebr8.org/news.htm

 

Five entries will be c...

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Bumper Month at Manchester's Central Library

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Look what's happening at Manchester's Central Library in July

1).   CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPEAN DAY - SATURDAY   5th JULY   11am - 4pm
books    information stalls      music     IT Sessions    Dual-language Stories    crafts for children    quiz     Prize Draw    Refreshments
 Contact Fran Devine on ...

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Anjum Malik and Friends

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A day of poetry, celebrating Friendship, Love and Food - Saturday 12th July, Wheatsheaf Library, Rochdale. It's Free with a Workshop: at 11am followed by Readings:  2.30pm

Anjum Malik returns to Rochda...

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Below the Belt in Manchester!

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New writer Mia Darlone launches her comedy production Below the Belt.

 

Featuring cast from network TV and Channel M productions, and a risky sexual content, this debut production from Mia Darlone i...

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Calls For Submissions

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Three magazines are asking for contributions

1. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR BRAND LITERARY MAGAZINE

BRAND Literary Magazine edited by Nina Rapi, with poetry editor Cherry Smyth and contributing editors in...

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ESSEX YOUNG POET OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

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Open to Young Poets in Essex only. 

Has anyone in your school written a good poem since August 1st 2007?
Poetry in Practice organizes an annual event to celebrate the wealth of poetic...

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Delauney's Dye

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Last month's poem of the month writer, Pam Thompson, has chosen this month's poem.

 
Pam says, "This poem is a little gem: vivid, resonant, believable. Those 'pocket money colours' say it all. I l...

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Conclave - Submissions Wanted

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Conclave: A Journal of Character seeks writing that centres around well-crafted characters - complex and authentic. Love them or hate them, characters who are unforgettable and infuse their storie...

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Pat (PVT) West, RIP

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Write Out Loud is saddened to hear news of the recent death of Pat West, aka PVT West, founder and curator of Glastonbury's Poetry and Words Tent for the last 15 years.   Always providing an awesome...

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Blow Your Trumpet Blow!

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[An article by Sarah Willians, Poetry Editor of Writers’ Forum magazine]

We're not very good in the UK at blowing our own trumpet - but there's not much point performing to rows of empty seats, and a...

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A Fling in Chelmsford

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This July, don’t miss this brand new, ground-breaking event for Essex featuring a whole host of local talent and professional artistes in a cluster of tented spaces. This mini festival of wonders i...

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Writing Opportunities from Cinnamon Press

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Cinnamon Press writing awards offer not only cash prizes, but the prospect of a publishing slot with a contract for first poetry collection/ first novel or novella and short stories. Previous winne...

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Call for Performers in Manchester

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You may recall there was a Not Part Of New Years Eve last January. Due to the success of that event the organisers will be running it again on the last day of this years Not Part Of Festival (3rd-1...

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Call For Performers In Chester

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Chester Performs is looking for Artists and Performers to take part in a two day summer street festival. Roam the Rows is a celebration of the city, its retailers, the cultural heritage and the pe...

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Introduction to Scriptwriting for Screen Course

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A course from Primary Creations taking place on Tuesdays from 17th June 2008, 7.30pm - 9.30pm at the Dancehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester.  6 sessions at a cost of £45.

The sessions are designed ...

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Hovis Has Left the Building - hear it again!

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Lots of people are discovering Hovis for the first time, sadly.

Now you can hear the Radio 4 programme again by following this link:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/progs/listenagain
 
Then click on the A-Z l...

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Poetry at the Edinburgh Fringe 2007?

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REVIEW: Performance Poetry at the Edinburgh Fringe 2007

There is a vibrant performance poetry scene at the Edinburgh Fringe.  The problem is finding it. 
 
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1,000 visitors to this website in a single day

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT.
Write Out Loud is proud and grateful to say that on Monday www.writeoutloud.net had 1,079 (one thousand and seventy nine) visitors, another record for us.
Increasing use is...

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Marvin Cheeseman & Julian Daniels

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Two of the finest exponents of comic poetry join forces to bring you a marvellous evening of mirth and merriment.

Marvin Cheeseman made his debut as a performance poet at Manchester's Frog and Bucket...

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Prize-winning Poet Sails Away with £5000

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The results of the 2008 Academi Cardiff International Poetry Competition were announced at a floating ceremony aboard cruise vessel Seren Y Bae on Tuesday 3 June 2008. 

 

Rose Flint (pictured) ...

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Mental Virus Magazine Submissions

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Submissions are now being accepted for Issue 6 of The Mental Virus.
Art, poetry, fiction, photography, charity shop reviews, curio-type articles - all wanted.
Submission to WOL's John Togher at wo...

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The Latest Ugly Tree Poetry Magazine Out Now

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The Ugly Tree continues to promote the best new work from the northwest and around the world. The new issue includes an interview with, and poetry from, Manchester’s exceptional Mike Garry and featu...

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The Poetry of Yellow Mountain

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On Saturday 7 June 2008, 7.45pm, in the Southbank Centre London, hear from a global array of poets whose work has been inspired by the Yellow Mountain festival in China. Yan Liang and WN Herbert intr...

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Celebrating Dyslexic Storytellers

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DYSSING MONADYS are still looking for poetry submissions for OCT and NOV.

 
Submission guidelines are on www.missfitproductions.org
 
Closing date: 30 Sept 2008

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A Guide to Successful Self-Publishing

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When Write Out Loud member Bill Keeth was looking to place his debut novel with a commercial publisher or a literary agent, not one of the firms he contacted wanted to know. Which is simply par for ...

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The Hare

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Last month's poem of the month writer,Gaia Holmes, has chosen this month's poem. Gaia says,"I've chosen 'The Hare' as I love the sharpness and precision of the language. I love the clear, strong im...

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