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Hub featured on BBC Leeds
Leeds has a great literary tradition as exemplified by writers such as Arthur Ransome, Alan Bennett, Keith Waterhouse and poet Tony Harrison.

Now a local association wants to encourage the next generation of scribes.

The National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) are launching a Young Writers Hub in Yorkshire.

Described as the first of its kind in the country, it will be a news-driven resource and information directory.

It will concentrate on providing opportunities for writers aged between 16 & 25 in the region, and will complement other groups such as Leeds Young Authors, which was set up to promote positive social dialogue through the written and spoken word among young people of High School age (ages 13-19).

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BBC Leeds

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