Midland writers sought for new Leicestershire literary festival, Mantle Arts


Mantle Arts will be running the pilot for 'Coalville Writes' a new literary festival to take place in Coalville, Leicestershire from 5th-10th March 2018. The festival will consist of events in local venues such as the Century Theatre, Coalville Library, and the shopping precinct. These will include practical writing workshops, readings and talks from published authors, and a mini book fair for independent publishers and booksellers.

We are seeking expressions of interest from Midlands-based writers interested in taking part, who could offer practical workshops, readings or other activities or events.

Everyone who takes part will be paid a professional fee plus a contribution to travel costs.

To Apply. Please email a CV, detailing relevant experience, plus, in the body of the email, a brief outline proposal of what you would like to offer. (No more than 250 words.)

Email your application to matthew@mantlearts.org.uk with 'Coalville Writes' in the subject line by 15th December 2017.

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