Teen Writers' Conference (Online)

Saturday 27 March 2021 Your chance to find out how to build a career as a writer

News for Writers

Our monthly round up of opportunities, competitions and events for writers

Events, Short Courses & Workshops

Events and training for writers: January - June 2021

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 18-19