A final reminder to all students that all books borrowed from
either the LRC and/or subject departments must be returned to the LRC prior to
the summer holidays and by no later than Thursday 28th June.
But don’t wait until the very end - once you have completed your
exams/coursework return them straight away!
Book that are not returned may incur fines and/or replacement
“It’s an open door into anything a young writer could possibly
want: how to develop work, how to move into the professional sphere, poetry,
prose, performance, script, comedy – and a wonderful social event for young
people who don’t necessarily see other young writers regularly.”
feedback (2014 festival)
Young Writers Festival is a jam-packed day of word-based happenings for
young writers (14-25) from across Yorkshire and the North taking place on
Saturday 14 April.
talking 150+ young writers under one roof enjoying workshops, panel discussions
& advice sessions with a wide range of practicing writers and industry
professionals. There’ll also be a number of free one to one advice sessions you
can book with professional writers on the day.
festival is a chance to network, hear from professional writers, meet
like-minded young writers, perform & of course, write! Everyone is welcome
– all writing interests and experiences. Check out our list of festival writers & who’s who.
and talks will span everything from novel and performance poetry, to advice
from publishers and about writing careers. There’ll also be the chance to ask
questions to a wide range of professional writers in panel Q&As.
be book stalls from Valley Press, The Poetry Business and Longbarrow Press. You
might also encounter roving Hive reporters and Write Radio from Sheffield Live
hoping to record some words on the fly!
can also take to the mic with your own words – be they sung, acted or spoken
and there’ll be a poetry finale slam competition with prizes (sign up details
last festival like this was in 2014 so we hope you’ll join us for this rare and
exciting day of all things words!