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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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Emylia Hall – Coming Home

09 Oct 2018 / #Arvon50

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

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Hannah Lowe – The Calmness of Sheep

02 Oct 2018 / #Arvon50

I took my first Arvon course about ten years ago, at Totleigh Barton, with George Szirtes and Helen Ivory. I was…

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Liz Jensen – Arvon at 50

27 Sep 2018 / #Arvon50

Today, with eight novels behind me, I look back with bafflement at the amount of guilt I felt when I signed…

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Romany Romany – Spun Into Gold

04 Sep 2018 / #Arvon50

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

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Sandra Bell – Creative writing is like making whipped cream

21 Aug 2018 / #Arvon50

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

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Jess Richards – SkinStiltRumple, Remembered Wrong

07 Aug 2018 / General

One of the many wonderful things about Arvon is sometimes getting the chance to do the writing tasks set by other…

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David Morley – #Arvon50

31 Jul 2018 / #Arvon50

I had never tutored a blind person. Victoria was blind. She had been thrown from a horse some years ago: the…

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Mahsuda Snaith – From Secret Writer to Arvon Tutor

24 Jul 2018 / #Arvon50

Moniack Mhor 2003:  I am a young, Asian student from an inner-city council estate who writes mostly in secret.  I have…

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Sally Harrop – The Hurst – #Arvon50

18 Jul 2018 / #Arvon50

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

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