Literature Festival

Leicester Writes is the first and only festival dedicated to showcasing regional and diverse literary talent. We’re thrilled to announce the Leicester Writes Festival is back for its fourth year. Join us for dates across June to hone your writing and hear from new and emerging writers from the region’s writing scene. On June 12th during our …

Writers Meet Up

Writers Meet Up is a relaxed and informal meetup for writers living in and around Leicestershire. We’re a friendly group who are always happy to offer advice and inspiration. We welcome newbies. The format: Buy a drink, introduce yourself and see where the conversation leads… When: first Tuesday of each month.Where: *new venue* LCB depot …

Leicester Book Prize

Update: The Leicester Book Prize will return in 2020. PRIZE STATEMENT “As well as literary and aesthetic quality, we will reward texts which represent or embody the values which we see as characteristic of the city: diversity, individuality, multiculturalism, democracy and an ever-surprising eccentricity. For that reason, the prize will aim to treat texts which are independently …