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23 Oct 2009 at 7pm 


Publishers and Writers Networking Party
Tickets: £20
Frontline Club
13 Norfolk Place, London, W2 1QJ
http://frontlineclub.com/
You are Invited to the The Frontline Club’s writers and publishers party on Friday 23 October.

This is a great opportunity for current members, new associate members and invited guests to mingle in the Forum and Club bar over drinks served


 
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27 Oct 2009 at 7.30 PM - 11.00 PM 


UP CLOSE & INSPIRATIONAL - SINGING AND POETRY SHOW
Tickets: £4
The Wall, 45 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HU Tube: Liverpool Street (Off London Wall, opp HSBC)
http://www.google.co.uk/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4RNTN_enGB327GB327&q=the+wall+bar


Up close & Inspirational - Celebrate African History Month and T.A.L.E.N.T Lyrical Healer’s Birthday at the same time
This is an eclectic Showcase of Inspirational Artists plus an Open Mic session welcoming new, up coming and established singers,


27 Oct 2009 at noon 


Dylan Down the Ups Short Story Results
Tickets: Free
The Uplands, Swansea is the home village of the acclaimed writer Dylan Thomas and this series of events celebrates the 95th anniversary of his birth at 5 Cwmdonkin Drive, Uplands and is a street party with stalls, music, entertainement and competition results
The results of the £1,000 prize for the best short strory in the Dylan Down the Ups Short Story Challenge. Also to be announced is the Dylan Down the Uploads Photo Challenge, Dylan Lool a Like.

Further information from the [url=http://www.dy


28 Oct 2009 at 1230-1pm 


Wednesday Writer for Lunch - authors explain their work, Middlesex University
Tickets: Free
Enquiries: 020 8411 509
M013 (the Mansion Building, Trent Park).
Nearest underground - Oakwood (Piccadilly line). A minibus service runs every 15 minutes from Oakwood underground station to the Trent Park campus.


Middlesex University’s School of Arts and Education, Trent Park, north London, plays host to some of the UK’s brightest creative writers this autumn at the ‘Writer for Lunch’ programme. Each week a different author talks about being a writer and abou

 
29 Oct
30 Oct 2009 at 9.30am - 4.30pm 


Unleash the Blog Inside
Tickets: £149 incl VAT, study materials, lunch, teas and coffees
The Hurtwood Inn Hotel
Walking Bottom
Peaslake
Near Guildford
Surrey
GU5 9RR
Have you ever fancied writing a blog but haven’t known where to start?

Did you know a checkout girl called Anna Sam in France got a book, and a film, deal on the back of writing a blog?

Do you find all this Internet technology overw


31 Oct 2009 at 7.00 - 11.00 PM 


TEJU'S POETRY HAVEN
Tickets: £5 before 9.00 pm
Balls Brothers, 47 Ludgate Hill EC4M 7JU (2 minutes from City Thameslink stn | 5 mins from St Paul’s Tube)

A Black History Month Celebration with a Difference ...

Come and join Teju and friends at this entertaining family event that shocases some fine talent and ends with a Topical Debate.

Find out about the motivation behind the Poets,


 
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6 Nov 2009 at 9.30am - 4.30pm 


Writer's Unblocking Workshop
Tickets: £149 incl VAT, study materials, lunch, teas and coffees
The Hurtwood Inn Hotel
Walking Bottom
Peaslake
Near Guildford
Surrey
GU5 9RR
Join me for a mind-expanding day where you will learn how to get rid of writer’s block forever.

Discover the Science behind why our brains sometimes come to a grinding halt.

Learn the Art of tapping into unlimited creativity.


7 Nov 2009 at 9.45 - 17.00. 


Female Writers in Silent British Cinema. BFI Southbank, Women and Silent Britain
Tickets: Tickets £10 (day only), joint ticket with evening screening £15
Nathalie.Morris@bfi.org.uk
BFI Southbank, NFT3

This study day will consider all aspects of writing for or about the screen by the large number of women involved in the British cinema industry of the silent era, whether as screenwriters, critics, columnists, publicists, or authors of source novels

8 Nov 2009 at 7.30 - 8.45pm 


Meet the Author - Olivia Lichtenstein
Tickets: £10, £8 (2 for 1 available to Writewords community!)
The New End Theatre has just celebrated 35 years as an independent arts venue and has seen the likes of Judi Dench, Steven Berkoff and many others at all stages of their professional careers.

1997 saw Pluto Productions take up residence at the former mortuary with the objective of presenting the best in new writing with occasional classic revival. These have included The Dead Monkey starring David Soul which transferred to the West End, and Brief Candle starring Denis Quilley. There have been some wonderful musicals including a revival of Sondheim’s Assassins, Sylvia Freeman’s world première of The Legendary Golem, and the international film director, Ken Russell making his theatrical directorial debut with Weill & Lenya. Two plays produced at the New End have transferred to the West End. These were The Dead Monkey and Personals.

A few of our many recent successes include: Last Song Of The Nightingale with Tracie Bennet, benchmark with Jerry Hall, Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill with Dawn Hope, And All The Children Cried with Sharon Maughan, Take A Chance On Me an all–star cast which included Helen Lederer and Joe McGann, and the off–Broadway transfer Edge starring Angelica Torn.

The New End Theatre registered in England as a company limited by guarantee no. 3296703 and as a charity no. 1062498. Registered office: 27 New End, London NW3 1JD.
Olivia Lichtenstein is the third novelist in the first series of 'Meet the Author' - a new literary initiative which has so far included Susie Boyt and Cosmo Landesman. Dame Margaret Drabble will read from her novel 'The Pattern in the Ca

 
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10 Nov 2009  


Foyles Charing Cross Festival of Ibero-American Literature
Tickets: Free
Gallery at Foyles, Charing Cross Road.
Tuesday 10 – Sunday 15 November 2009 Foyles Charing Cross
Festival of Ibero-American Literature

All events are free and are held in the Gallery at Foyles, Charing Cross Road. Email events@foyles.co.uk to reserve a place.

Tues


10 Nov 2009 at 1.30pm - 3.30pm 


Folkestone Book Festival presents CRIME SALON, in association with New Writing South

Join successful crime writers Sue Walker and Lesley Thompson along with writer, film maker and producer Carole Hayman (Ladies of Letters) at Crime Salon during this year’s Folkestone Book Festival. Crime Salon will take a sideways and fresh look at w

11 Nov 2009 at 12-30- 1pm 



Tickets: Free
Talks take place on Wednesdays, 12.30-1.30 pm in M013 (the Mansion Building, Trent Park).
Admission is free. Nearest underground - Oakwood (Piccadilly line). A minibus service runs every 15 minutes from Oakwood underground station to the Trent Park campus.

Enquiries: 020 8411 509

Middlesex University’s School of Arts and Education, Trent Park, north London, plays host to some of the UK’s brightest creative writers this autumn at the ‘Writer for Lunch’ programme. Each week a different author talks about being a writer and abou

11 Nov 2009 at 6.30pm 


Festival of Ibero-American Literature, Foyles
Tickets: Free
The Gallery at Foyles, Charing Cross Road

Neruda and the Ibero-American Poetry of the 20th Century
Hailed by fellow Nobel Prize Winner Gabriel García Márquez as ‘the greatest poet of the 20th century — in any language’, Pablo Neruda is without a dou


12 Nov 2009 at 6.30pm 


Festival of Ibero-American Literature
Tickets: Free
The Gallery at Foyles
Latin-American Female Literature
Can writing be gendered? Is there such a thing as a female language?
Dr Claire Lindsay, Dr Elvira Sánchez-Blake and Cecilia Szperling highlight the richness and diversity of Latin-American female literature a


13 Nov 2009 at 6.30pm 


Festival of Ibero-American Literature- In conversation with Junot Díaz
Tickets: Free
The Gallery at Foyles
in a rare London appearance, Pulitzer Prize-winning Dominican author Junot Díaz will talk about his life and work. From his short stories to his extraordinary novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Díaz has captivated readers worldwide with tale

14 Nov 2009 at 10.30 am - 4.00 pm 


WRITERS' WORKOUT
Tickets: £70 (includes tea, coffee & a sandwich lunch).
Upstairs at The Yorkshire Grey, 29-33 Gray’s Inn Road, WC1X 8PN (Chancery Lane tube)
Built around challenging and inspiring writing exercises, this workshop is designed to stretch the imagination, encourage experimentation and help people recharge their creative batteries. There will also be time to discuss writing habits and strateg

15 Nov 2009 at 5pm 


Beryl Bainbridge at Eastside Books
Tickets: Free
Eastside Books, 166 Brick Lane, London E1 6RU


London
Artform: literature
Contact xan_tyler@yahoo.co.uk

Description:
Join five time Man Booker Prize nominee and National treasure Dame Beryl Bainsridge (The Dressmaker, The Bottle Factory Outing, An Awfully Big Adventure


15 Nov 2009 at 14.00 – 17.00pm 


Festival of Ibero-American Literature
Tickets: Free
The Gallery at Foyles

Sunday 15 November,
Latin American culture engages all our senses, from our taste buds, to our ears. But can we find a link between our taste in art or food and our taste in literature? Explore your literary leanings in this workshop in


15 Nov 2009 at 10.30AM TIL 5PM 


WRITE, REFINE AND GET PUBLISHED
Tickets: £27/£24
Red Triangle Café
160 St James Street, Burnley, Lancs BB11 1NR
Tel 01282 832319

Vegetarian restaurant / cafe – Licensed. Informal daytime cafe; Fri Sat eve booking only

From getting started to getting in to print – and all the steps between

WRITE Discover new, enjoyable and challenging ways to generate new writing in a friendly, creative and supportive atmosphere. You’ll take home 3 or 4 new pieces of writi


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