Sat, 22 Oct|
LGBTQ+ Writer Development & Networking Day | Nottingham | £10
Join us, our partners Writing East Midlands and other LGBTQ+ writers for a day focused on networking and development for writers at all levels. Plus Q&A with Polis Loizou and workshop with Global Wordsmiths. Price Ticket includes refreshments and access to our online LGBTQ+ Writer Network.
Time & Location
22 Oct 2022, 11:00 – 15:30 BST
Nottingham, 1-5 Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham NG1 2GR, UK
About the Event
Out on the Page is a catalyst for change; to connect, develop and promote LGBTQ+ writers and writing.
About the Day
We'll have sole use of the top floor meeting room at Waterstones!
We have partnered with Writing East Midlands for this event, they are the region's literature development agency and are funded by Arts Council England.
The day is very much about meeting and getting to know other LGBTQ+ writers in a safe and supportive space.
Detailed programme to be confirmed but will include:
Getting to know eachother.
Exploring writing networks in the city and what LGBTQ+ writers need or can do re community and support.
Finding out more about Writitng East Midalnds and how it can support your development as writer.
Mini-Workshop on Goal Setting as a Writer.
Q&A with locally based writer Polis Loizou. Focus on his writing journey, his networks, how he developed as a writer (with a focus on networking and community and support).
Global Wordsmiths will run a workshop session that encourages and explores writing with the voice you have breaking down barriers to writitng.
Lunch (BYO) - drink refreshments will be provided by us throughout the day as part of the ticket price.
Guest Writer Polis Loizou
Polis' debut novel, Disbanded Kingdom, was published in 2018 and long-listed for the Polari First Book Prize. The Way It Breaks is set in his motherland of Cyprus, as is A Good Year, a historical novella inspired by local folklore.
His stage work includes theatre, poetry and folk storytelling.
Global Wordsmiths are Nicci Robinson and Victoria Villaseñor
Based in the East Midlands.
Victoria Villaseñor has been an editor for nearly two decades. She writes speculative fiction and loves working with aspiring authors to create worlds readers can escape to.
You may need to provide this on the day.£10.00