ARVON BLOG

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Carmina Masoliver – Shaneeka is not your friend anymore

03 Jan 2019 / #Arvon50

I was fortunate enough to be taken on a funded Arvon course by Apples & Snakes as part of The Writing…

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Wyl Menmuir – #Arvon50

26 Dec 2018 / #Arvon50

I wrote the first thousand words of what became my debut novel at a small desk overlooking the fields at the…

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Teresa Cremin – I won’t have to write will I?

18 Dec 2018 / #Arvon50

“I won’t have to write will I?” whispered Nicky as she entered the Totleigh Barton barn, “I’ve come to learn about…

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Peter Leyland – What we did on our holidays

11 Dec 2018 / #Arvon50

What do marketing analysts, postgraduate history scholars, Information Technology librarians, and recently retired teachers have in common? Answer – they don’t…

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Alice Jolly – Arvon at 50

04 Dec 2018 / #Arvon50

I went on my first Arvon course twenty five years ago. For the whole week I was plagued by an evil…

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Barbara McDaid – I’m Still Here

29 Nov 2018 / #Arvon50

‘I’m not sure I’m cut out for this’ I said, my case packed and my taxi due. Having been trying my…

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Anjum Malik – The Sizzle Of Love

27 Nov 2018 / #Arvon50

Arvon has played a major part in my writing career as a creative writing tutor, I was asked to tutor a…

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Maitreyabandhu – Full Circle at The Hurst

13 Nov 2018 / #Arvon50

On May 21st this year I will catch a train to The Hurst in the company of the wonderful Mimi Khalvati,…

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Remembering Nick Grant

12 Nov 2018 / News

It is with a heavy heart that we share this sad news. Our dear friend Nick Grant passed away peacefully on…

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Ruth Borthwick announces her departure

08 Nov 2018 / Chief Executive

Arvon today announces that Ruth Borthwick will step down in April 2019, after a decade as Artistic Director and Chief Executive….

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Lois Pryce – Arvon at 50

06 Nov 2018 / #Arvon50

In the mid-90s, aged 22, I landed my dream job at an indie record label. This was mainly due to a…

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Katrina Naomi – The Best View in England

30 Oct 2018 / #Arvon50

#Arvon50
Arvon is 50 this year and to celebrate we have collected the stories of writers…

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Marcus Sedgwick – This is it

23 Oct 2018 / #Arvon50

‘This is it’ 
It was a cold and rainy winter’s evening and the weather whipped around Ted Hughes’ old…

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Roger Robinson – Arvon: A Clear Space

16 Oct 2018 / #Arvon50

Arvon: A Clear Space 
You’ve needed this trip, you’ve committed
you’re in the room and you feel guilt, guilt…

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