Month: October 2017

Wordsmithery Writers’ Development Opportunity

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Today is the closing date for a new scheme run by the creative and prolific Medway based literary agency, Wordsmithery. Six local writers are offered the opportunity of mentoring for six months, paid publication and performance opportunities, and a bursary for an exchange trip to Sunderland. Visit the Confluence website now to apply.

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The WEA: Over a Century of Adventures in Adult Learning


Medway-based writer Sam Fentiman-Hall, who teaches creative writing for the WEA, and whose play about human trafficking MY MIND IS FREE was performed at the Edinburgh Festival last month, introduces the organisation originally set up with just two shillings and sixpence! [Images by the Pitmen Painters, who started out as a WEA group]

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