Category: Literature

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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In conversation with Matt Chamberlain

Angel C. Dye asks the questions So the last time we spoke, you were getting all excited for the Vicar’s Picnic festival.  How was that?   It’s a fantastic festival.  They call it the biggest little festival in Kent.  And it’s true; it combined the feel of a big festival with the intimate family atmosphere….

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#RLF2016: The Turtle Moves

Come along and join in a wonderful day of fun and craft activities planned for all ages on Saturday, October 8. ‘The Turtle Moves’, inspired by Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, sees a Juvenile Crafters’ Guild appear, as if by magic, in Rochester’s Community Hub, where you can design your own Luggage or bring to life a…

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Rochester LitFest 2016: Written Worlds, Inspiring Places 1-9 October

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Amidst the usual creative writing workshops, Cafe Crawl and author talks this year, the RLF has a wonderful day of craft activities planned for all ages on Oct 8. ‘The Turtle Moves‘, inspired by Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, sees a Juvenile Crafters’ Guild appear, as if by magic, in Rochester’s Community Hub, where you can…

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Theatre Review: ‘My Mind is Free’ by Sam Hall

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Rah Rah Theatre company presents ‘My Mind is Free’, a new play by Medway based playwright Sam Hall’s dealing with the most pressing issue of human trafficking.  SAM RAPP (‘the Dyslexic Poet’) reviews. ‘My Mind Is Free’ is a play that brings home a powerful message. It is a compelling, thought-provoking story that takes the…

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Are you the next Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year?

This March saw the 2015 launch of Canterbury Festival’s much loved Poet of the Year Competition. Last year’s competition saw over 170 entries from all over the world, including Switzerland, Macedonia and America. From the many entries, a long list of 36 is chosen, which are then published in an anthology, available from Canterbury Festival…

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