Birmingham Literature Festival

In person events: Sat 9 October and weekly podcast released throughout the autumn

Spark Young Writers Groups

Online and in person, across the West Midlands

Writers

We run workshopsconferences, residencies and networking throughout the year, as well as the creative development programme Room 204. We hold a range of writing workshops and short courses, as well as host writers from all over the globe.

Young People

Through our Spark Young Writers Programme, we provide schools with writers, run 20 monthly creative writing groups across the west midlands and hold a yearly Summer Writing Challenge.

Readers

Through partnerships with publishersuniversities, galleries, libraries and many others, we nurture readers as much as writers.

Celebrating Words

Birmingham Literature Festival runs annually with a full programme, usually in October. For 2020, we ran a series of online workshops, a weekly podcast throughout the autumn, daily poetry readings, and live-streamed events in partnership with Durham Book Festival. The festival will return in 2021.

Read our Latest Issuu Publication

Impact Report Writing West Midlands 20-21