Wednesday 15 October 2014 - Book to the Future

Events

Black History Month poetry trail

Black History Month poetry trail
Date
14 - 18/10/2014
Description
Embark on an inspirational trail of poetry around the beautiful University of Birmingham campus.

The timeline of novel writing

The timeline of novel writing
Date
15/10/2014
Description
Novelist and creative writing tutor Andrew Killeen takes you through the process of writing a novel, from idea to publication, in a talk which offers practical, realistic and humorous advice and insight to aspiring writers.

A 21st century odyssey

A 21st century odyssey
Date
15/10/2014
Description
Workshop session with writer, Elisabeth Charis, where you will create a 'retelling' based on an extract from The Odyssey.

Let your writing flow

Let your writing flow
Date
15/10/2014
Description
Have you ever experienced a fear of a blank page or suffered from a writing block? Then this workshop is for you!

How to write a novel very quickly

How to write a novel very quickly
Date
15/10/2014
Description
More than half a million people wrote a novel in November 2013 during National Novel Writing Month. Find out how to become a novelist yourself, and make a pledge to write a novel in a month!

Shakespeare on the road

Shakespeare on the road
Date
15/10/2014
Description
A two-month long, 10,000-mile journey through North America, sharing images, voices and stories of Shakespeare in contemporary American culture.

Adventures with time in fantasy, folktales and fairytales

Adventures with time in fantasy, folktales and fairytales
Date
15/10/2014
Description
Dr Philippa Semper, Lecturer in Medieval English at the University, gives an introduction to adventures with time through readings from fantasy stories, folktales and fairytales.

Phenomenal women

Phenomenal women
Date
15/10/2014
Description
The Phenomenal Women invite female writers of any age, ethnicity and writing experience to join them on stage performing their works.