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NAWE Conference 2022

Renewal & Resilience: Creative Writing in Education and Communities in 2022 and Beyond

10 - 12 March 2022, Online

We're delighted to announce that the full programme for NAWE’s second virtual conference is now online! Over three days we'll be exploring the theme of  'Renewal & Resilience’ with some of the most exciting names in creative writing education today.

We’re thrilled to welcome Costa Award-winning poet Hannah Lowe as one of our guest evening speakers,  along with Professor Thomas Glave, associate editor of Wasafiri and the 2021 writer in residence at the University of Liverpool’s Centre for New and International Writing.

 Programme highlights also include:

  • UK ARTS COUNCILS: LITERATURE PANEL with SARAH CROWN (ACE), PAUL MCVEIGH (ACE NI), LLEUCU SIENCYN (LITERATURE WALES), and ALAN BETT (CREATIVE SCOTLAND)
  • MAKING LITERATURE EVENTS ACCESSIBLE with Kim Moore, Hannah Hodgson
  • KNOW YOUR RIGHTS with Nicola Solomon (Society of Authors), Lesley Gannon (Writers’ Guild of Great Britain)
  • WHOSE PLAYING FIELD? CREATING AN INCLUSIVE LITERATURE SECTOR FOR ALL WRITERS with Sharmilla Beezmohun, Nathalie Teitler, Leo Boix
  • GETTING STARTED IN MAGAZINE PUBLISHING with Jane Commane (Nine Arches), Romalyn Ante (harana poetry, Ambit)
  • POETICS OF HOME: APPRECIATING DIVERSE DIASPORIC VOICES with Sarah Howe, Nina Mingya Powles, Jenny Wong, Jinhao Xie
  • ART IN A CLIMATE EMERGENCY
  • FUNDING FOR WRITERS workshop and FUNDRAISING 1-2-1s with Jonathan Davidson
  • LATE NIGHT WRITES
  • OPEN MIC
  • BREAKFAST and NIGHT TIME POEMS / TALES with Soundcloud
  • PLUS a rich programme of conference submissions (talks, panels and workshops) from our membership and across our sector.

Recordings of all the sessions will be available for delegates.

Do join us and fellow writers teaching creative writing in all settings across the UK and internationally for three days of creativity, information exchange, and networking.

You can book your ticket here

By opting to keep our conference entirely online in 2022, we've been able to keep ticket prices as low as possible and offer a limited number of free places on a first come, first served basis. We hope to see you in March!

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