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The Great West Midlands Poetry Relay, 2011Poetry by Heart, Birmingham & West Midlands finalists, 2016Chitraleka Bolar dancing at Birmingham Literature Festival 2013 Image © Lee AllenGavin Young performing at Tell Me On A SundayBirmingham Young Writers’ group, 2014. Image © Lee AllenJo Bell at Birmingham Literature Festival 2013. Image © Lee AllenLittle Earthquake’s performance of Even the Ghost is Lying, Birmingham Literature Festival 2015Chami Shakrabarti at Birmingham Literature Festival 2013. Image © Lee AllenRoy McFarlane reading at Ode Trip, Birmingham Literature Festival 2016Birmingham Literature Festival 2016Rita Dove, Birmingham Literature Festival 2016FacebookJoin UsLocal publisher The Emma Press will be @bhamlitfest in October with some of their authors. #BLF17August 25, 2017 fromMslexia Mag will be with us to share some experience and wisdom for writers at #BLF17.August 25, 2017 fromOur monthly round up of opportunities and courses for writersHome   ›  Welcome to Writing West MidlandsWe support creative writers and creative writing in the West Midlands region.Developing WritersWe run workshops , conferences , residencies and networking throughout the year, as well as the creative development programme Room 204 .Young WritersWe run the  Spark   programme  to put creative writing at the heart of the curriculum, while beyond the school gates our monthly  Spark  Young Writers groups  and quarterly  online magazine  give aspiring writers the opportunity to road-test and showcase their work.Festivals and EventsWe run the annual  Birmingham Literature Festival , bringing a host of respected and emerging talent to the city every autumn, as well as events throughout the year.Regional ActivityThrough partnerships with publishers , universities , galleries, libraries and many others, we nurture readers as much as writers.Support UsFor as little as £30 a year you can make a real contribution to creative writing and literature activities in our region. Please visit our Support Us page.Writing West Midlands is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.Writing West Midlands is registered in England as a Company Limited under Guarantee No. 6264124.Registered Charity No. 1147710.Wednesdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, on 6 September, 13 September, 20 September, 27 September and 4 October.Birmingham and Midland …Venues across BirminghamThis year, Birmingham Literature Festival turns 20….Get a completely new perspective on the city with our Dawn Kayak trip, starting from the hidden gem of the Roundhouse and taking in some of the most …Get a completely new perspective on the city with our Dusk Kayak trip, starting from the hidden gem of the Roundhouse and taking in some of the most …The Megaphone Project, launched by Leila Rasheed in 2016, has been instrumental in supporting new writers from BAME backgrounds who want to write for young …As part of their festival appearance the Polari Literary Salon are offering a workshop for writers who want to share their work with an audience. The focus …Join Debbie Taylor, the editor of Mslexia, and learn a foolproof way to improve your synopsis writing skills. Possibly the hardest task for a …Independent publishers are the first step to literary stardom for many novelists – and for writers of short fiction and poetry they are the only game in …Established artists Amerah Saleh and Shagufta Iqbal lead this workshop, exploring culture, identity and home, providing a safe place for participants to …See our #Room204 writers perform their works @BhamLitFest ! Stories, music & poetry @BhamWaterstones on 27 Sept. https://t.co/u5j6NTV4RpRT @scriptangel1 : Delighted to be involved in judging the shortlisted #newwriting scripts on the night #screenwriting @writingwestmids @WMW …