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Royal Society of Literature
Founded in 1820, the Royal Society of Literature is Britain's national charity for the advancement of literature. Membership is open to all.
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Royal Society of Literature 9h
There's always next year! 😆
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Royal Society of Literature 13h
Calling all UK writers aged 14-18! What do you think a writer needs to work? What do you need to be creative? Enter our competition and tell us >>
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 21
'There is no friend as loyal as a book.' ― Ernest Hemingway, in 1899.
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MoonFestival Jul 20
Unquestionably among the highlight moments of : giving an insightful, beautifully put, and exhilarating keynote speech about the in cultures at . ✨🌕✨
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 20
Great to be event Maverick Women and the Moon curated by RSL Fellow . Looking forward to seeing Companion of Literature later!
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The Poetry Society Jul 20
Dennis the guinea pig is 1 year old. Sadly, he is too young to enter the of the Year Award, the most prestigious prize for 11-17 year old poets. Perhaps you know someone who's eligible? It's free but closes soon on 31 July, so don't delay:
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 20
'When I utter sighs, in calling out to you, with the name that Love wrote on my heart, the sound of its first sweet accents begin to be heard within the word Laudable.' ⁠— Francesco Petrarch, in 1304.
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 19
. is seeking a freelance UK Events Coordinator. A small (5 days a month) but beautiful role! Ideal for someone collaborative, creative, proactive & calm under pressure, with 2 years' experience coordinating a range of events. Closing 9 August:
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 19
⏰ Less than 12 hours to go until entries close for the V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize 2019. Don't miss out on a chance to win £1,000 plus publication in . Enter now >> .
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Owen Sheers Jul 19
Still 12 days left to apply for these great Fellowships. Open to UK artists, writers, performers, composers, musicians of all forms and media.
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 19
'This world, richly adorned, invites me to a glimpse of its magnificent carnival. But mine eyes are drunk with the beauty of my home, laburnum- garlanded by the all-beholding sun.' — Balamani Amma, in 1909.
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 19
Tick tick tick! ⏰ Have you submitted your short story to the V.S. Pritchett yet? There's still time before entries close tonight at midnight >>
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 18
Replying to @A_KS_ @CandiceC_W
Much as we'd love to encourage the completion of such a tome, we've already extended it once I'm afraid so stop reading and get typing!
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 18
'Don’t stress about an audience or target market. Focus on getting your story out.' ⁠— , VSP judge 2019 Get your story out and enter the V.S. Pritchett Prize 2019. Entries close tomorrow midnight! >> .
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 18
'Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.' ― Nelson Mandela, in 1918.
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 17
'I have no musical training, and yet I feel as if writing a novel or writing a short story is like conducting an orchestra. So is editing. You can feel the missing beats.' ― , 2019 VSP judge. Enter the Prize now >> . Deadline: Friday 19 July.
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 17
Fantastic opportunity for BAME writers to enter The for unpublished fiction👇 Deadline: Monday 29 July.
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 17
Replying to @RSLiterature
Name this novel. 🔵👁 Hint: The author of this novel was the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize.
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Royal Society of Literature Jul 17
Replying to @mark__mywards
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National Centre for Writing Jul 17
We are thrilled to announce the selected writer for 'A Room of One's Own' writing residency at Dragon Hall is... Alicia Morgan! Congrats! We were bowled over by the quality of submissions and we are HUGELY grateful to everyone who applied. 🎉
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