Offer a menu of development opportunities for writers at all stages of their career, including a programme of courses, their excellent mentoring programme, and the free critical reads service.
One of the few independents to open in any UK city centre this century! Specialising in: Cityscape and landscape, politics, fiction and poetry, LGBT, counterculture, international writing, and magazines and journals.
Run various workshops and talks across Nottinghamshire Libraries.
Their website is website is jam-packed with news, events, resources and articles to support your literary ambitions and interests. They run ambitious projects, and have a brilliant eNewsletter.
Founded in 1816, this flourishing independent lending library is situated in the city centre, one of the few remaining subscription libraries in the country. It has over 40,000 books housed in a Grade II Georgian townhouse.
Meet twice a month at The Nottingham Mechanics on North Sherwood Street. Established in 1927 for anyone who loves to write. They often have guest speakers and crit groups.
As well as Creative Writing degrees, NTU also runs affordable short courses and has a public-access library.
A great day out for all the family. It’s a unique cultural centre, a brilliant museum and it’s all about videogames. They often run workshops for all ages on game writing.
A comic shop bringing the widest range of quality comics and graphic novels available into contact with as many new people as possible.
Saturday 3 March 2018
This one day conference gives the East Midlands’ writing community access to leading professionals from the industry. Panel events, debates, seminars, workshops an activities cover a range of writing disciplines. Keynote speakers Pat Barker and Malika Booker.
A storytelling night that meets in the upstairs room of The White Lion in Beeston. It is a club dedicated to the vibrant and ancient art of storytelling, showcasing up and coming local tellers, invites renowned guests from around the world, includes musical spots and much more.
21-29 April 2018
Events across Nottinghamshire featuring a pleathora of local and national Poets, curated by Henry Normal. Details TBA
2nd Wednesday of every month
Nottingham’s premier subterranean spoken word night in the caves underneath The Malt Cross. Welcoming all things Spoken Word: from poetry to prose, storytelling to monologues.
Biannual event taking place during November. This year’s details TBC
An annual festival of independent publishing at De Montfort University, Leicester. Featuring workshops, readings, panel discussions, bookstalls and book launches.
An annual festival with a variety of events, including a Last Saturday bookstall fair.
Mother’s Milk Books
Big White Shed