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Sat, 26 Nov



LGBTQ+ Creative Writing & Networking Afternoon | Liverpool | £5

Join Out on the Page and Merseyside LGBTQ Creative Writing Group for an afternoon of prompted writing, sharing and networking. Suitable for writers at all levels and writing in any genre.

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 LGBTQ+ Creative Writing & Networking Afternoon | Liverpool | £5
 LGBTQ+ Creative Writing & Networking Afternoon | Liverpool | £5

Time & Location

26 Nov 2022, 12:00 – 16:00 GMT

Merseymade , 98 Paradise St, Liverpool L1 3HJ, UK

About the Event

Out on the Page is a catalyst for change; to connect, develop and promote LGBTQ+ writers and writing. 

We are funded by Arts Council England

Merseyside LGBTQ Creative Writing Group

" We are a group of local LGBTQ writers, who meet the third sunday of every month for facilitated workshops, and prepared writing read-aloud events.


This event is for LGBTQ+  writers at any stage of their writing journey and writitng in any genre or form.

The afternoon will be jointly facilitated by our Director, Paul Bradley, plus Garnet 'Ratte'Frost and Steve Benson from Merseyside LGBTQ Creative Writing Group. 

During a relaxed and friendly afternoon we will follow this running order.

Out on the Page

Meet eachother, tell our writing stories in small groups

Find out more about Out on the Page

Ratte/Merseyside Group

Hour 1

In Remembrance: As the meeting is taking place between Remembrance Sunday, TDoR and World AIDS Day, • Ratte will provide several examples/stories of LGBTQI+ people from history from which we will write something inspired by this. People will have the option to read aloud their work.  


Hour Two

Commemorating: writing exercises to commemorate and positively celebrate an aspect of being LGBTQI+. People will have the option to read aloud their work.


Out on the Page 

A quick writer goal setting workshop with Paul

Questions to Out on the Page and Merseyside Group 

However, we know from experience that the greatest benefit comes from giving you time and space to chat and discuss writing with other LGBTQ+ writers.

After the event

Attendees also get free access to our online LGBTQ+ Writer Network Community for 2022. This is a safe and managed space on our own Slack platform and it's easy to use.

More About Us

Garnett 'Ratte' Frost

Wirral based dyslexic transman with an English BA. He is also a wire and ink artist. He co-facilitates the Merseyside LGBTQ(18+) Creative Writing group.

FB, Twitter and Instagram @Garnet69Frost and @RatteWrites

Steve Benson

Steve, gay male, social and literary activist;writing through a gay man's and queer lens;.he/him.Writes in gaps between genres/forms: psychogeography, urban decay and much else. I am Founder and Organiser of three Merseyside LGBTQ groups:Social, Book and Writing.Published in:

Queer Writing for a Brave New World - Out on the Page

My blog:

Paul Bradley

Paul is the founder and Director Out on the Page. He writes as Sam Jenks, find out more here.


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