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20 Jul

Award-winning Author, Yvvette Edwards, to judge George Floyd Short Story Competition

Yvvette Edwards, the author of ‘A Cupboard Full of Coats’ and ‘The Mother,’ is to judge Nottingham Writers’ Studio’s inaugural ‘Black Lives: The George Floyd Short Story Competition.’ The...

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16 Jun

The George Floyd Short Story Competition – A statement from the NWS Board

Some concerns have been raised following the announcement of the George Floyd Short Story Competition. “Why choose a man with a criminal record to front the competition?” “Why, in...

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06 May

What do you want to see more of at Nottingham Writers’ Studio?

We want to know what you would like to see in our upcoming programme. We’ve already got some great things in the pipe-line including festivals, a virtual project with...

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16 Apr

“The World Outside” Submission Project for NWS Members

While we can’t be in the studio at the moment, we’ve decided we want to come out of this uncertain period with something positive to show for it! With...

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31 Jan

What is ‘Words for Wellbeing’?

We spoke with our Words for Wellbeing facilitator, Samantha Gray ahead of her upcoming course at Nottingham Writers’ Studio to find out a bit more about how writing for...

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31 Dec

Member Achievements 2019

NWS is a thriving community of writers working in all forms of literature. Yet, often, writers don’t have the inclination – or time – to share their achievements. So...

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10 Oct

Meet our Children’s & YA Writing Coach, Emily Suzanne Young

Tell us a bit about yourself…  My name is Emily Suzanne Young and I am a young adult and children’s publisher with Cuthbert and Young. I work with writers...

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13 Aug

Other Worlds Workshop Weekend: In conversation with Alex Davies

We spoke with writer, lecturer, tutor, events organiser, and frequent NWS workshop facilitator, Alex Davies ahead of his Other Worlds writing weekend at the Nottingham Writers’ Studio in September....

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25 Jun

Author Jenny Kane on her recent workshop at NWS and her love of writing!

There’s no doubt about it. I have the best job in the world.             Not only do I get to sit in my writing corner in Devon every day,...

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