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Advancing your poetry: Time to read, time to write.

22 Feb 2024 / Poetry

If as a poet, you are looking to advance your skills, what is one the best pieces of advice I can…

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Arvon Launches Transformative Arvon North Programme to Elevate Local Creativity

22 Jan 2024 / General

Going beyond  Arvon’s traditional residential courses, Arvon North will work in the heart of northern communities, capturing  the diverse stories of…

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Search for a Storyteller with David Fickling Books

04 Jan 2024 / News

David Fickling Books are looking for a special new storyteller. Could it be you?
Arvon are delighted…

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SI Leeds Literary Prize and Arvon Awards the Space to Write Bursary for Unpublished Female Writers of Colour

19 Dec 2023 / News

The SI Leeds Literary Prize proudly announces Haleemah Alaydi as the recipient of the Space to Write Bursary, generously supported by…

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Arvon Online Writing Week Giveaway: 2x Places for Underrepresented Writers

14 Nov 2023 / News

Arvon is giving away two free places on upcoming Arvon at Home Online Writing Weeks in December. This opportunity is open…

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Stacey Halls Bursary

03 Nov 2023 / Uncategorized

Thanks to the generous support of writer Stacey Halls, we are now inviting applications for the Stacey Halls Bursary. This is…

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Arvon to support SI Leeds Literary Prize 2024 with Space to Write Bursary

18 Oct 2023 / News

Arvon to support SI Leeds Literary Prize 2024 with Space to Write Bursary for unpublished female writers of colour.

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Writing Masculinity, writing expansively

25 Sep 2023 / My Arvon Week

Writing Masculinity, writing expansively
Heading to Totleigh Barton for a writing week with tutors Andrew McMillan and Ashley Hickson-Lovence,…

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Ben Rawlence: Reading, Writing and Publishing in a Changing Climate

25 Aug 2023 / Uncategorized

This post is from a talk given by Ben Rawlence at The Hurst, March 16 2023. It covers ground many of…

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My Arvon Week: Alice McIlroy

07 Jun 2023 / Lumb Bank

My Arvon Week: Alice McIlroy – from the 1970s to speculative fiction
I was stuck in the 1960s and…

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Ledbury Poetry Competition 2022 Winners Announced

25 Jan 2023 / News

Arvon is delighted to announce that the Ledbury Poetry Competition 2022 has just announced its winners. This year’s competition…

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My Arvon Journey: Rod Vincent

18 Nov 2022 / Lumb Bank

It’s a misty autumn morning in Shropshire and I’ve just come back from a walk under a hailstorm of acorns. We…

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Arvon is looking for new trustees

06 Sep 2022 / General

Arvon was founded 54 years ago on a belief in the power of the imagination and the benefits of creative writing….

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Lumb Bank Heritage Open Day – Saturday 10 September

30 Aug 2022 / Lumb Bank

Come and explore Arvon’s Writing House, Lumb Bank, during Heritage Open Day. Formerly the home of poet Ted Hughes, Lumb Bank…

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