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Subject tag: Literature

25 March 2020

Social distancing and self-isolation are not incompatible with writing. Shakespeare himself is rumoured to have written King Lear while quarantined. It can be helpful to write in challenging times and to be part of a friendly group, focusing on your writing..

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04 February 2020

Collage Writing Room in Wood Green has four amazing courses to unlock your creativity this Spring. All courses are held at our much-prized writing studio at Collage Artspace 3, behind Blue House Yard, which is near Wood Green tube. The options below all start in February and cater for everyone from experienced creative writers to people finding their way into writing:

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14 October 2019

From 1 to 9 November, the Bernie Grant Arts Centre is presenting a bold and new festival of words right at the heart of one of London's most diverse boroughs.

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08 October 2019

Two new writing courses start at the Reading Room in Wood Green in late October/early November: Short Story Workshop; and Prioritise Your Writing.

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28 September 2019

Here at the Collage Writing Room we have designed a course to let you experiment with your writing self - try your hand at poetry, life writing and fiction, play with language and have fun with the possibilities of different disciplines. Spaces left for you to join - and perhaps tell some of your friends who like the idea of writing, but have never quite made a start!

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10 September 2019

A new cooperatively run bookshop in Wood Green will be running a double celebration on 20th September, to mark its official opening and to launch the paperback edition of a local author's debut novel.

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26 August 2019

Local author Stephen Cox celebrates the opening of a co-operatively run bookshop in Blue House Yard, near Wood Green Station.

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21 August 2019

Enfield residents too can attend writing classes run by Haringey Literature Live in Wood Green. The autumn courses are now available to book and will meet all your writing needs.

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01 July 2019

Enfield residents too can attend writing classes run by Haringey Literature Live in Wood Green. The autumn courses are now available to book and will meet all your writing needs.

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18 June 2019

It is Refugee Week from 17-23 June, and there are seven 'simple acts' to raise awareness of the refugee experience. One of them is to 'share a story' in order to learn more about the point of view of refugees themselves. Helen Swinyard shares The Boy at the Back of the Class. (Originally published in Tottenham Community News)

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11 May 2019

Two new writing courses in Wood Green start in June. Run by Haringey Literature Live but available to Enfield residents too.

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30 April 2019

This course is for writers at any level who wish to generate lots of new ideas and material. This fun and playful course will use different creative writing exercises and prompts to get you working, in a friendly and supportive environment. We will set out from a new starting point each week, and experiment with different techniques and ways into prose writing.

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30 April 2019

Do you have a great idea for a book but perhaps find the prospect of writing a full length novel intimidating? Our evening novella course is perfect for you - taught by writer Kiare Ladner (BBC Radio 4 Short Story, forthcoming novel from Picador).

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19 February 2019

Palmers Green Tales has published a three-part interview with award-winning children's author Jeanne Willis.

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12 February 2019

Complete beginners to poetry sought! Relative newcomers very welcome! Seasoned poets – come along too! This is a course for anyone who wants to liberate their creativity and immerse themselves in the joy of language. Playful, fun, entertaining, enlightening – explore your word power with Paul Lyalls. Write about your life, your dreams, your memories, your desires! Let the words show you the way... Sharpen your pencils, what you write will be colourful!

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12 February 2019

A new comic novel, by three local authors living in the same road in Palmers Green, is to be published this year by Unbound - a farcical story, told in emails, about an imaginary writers group.

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06 February 2019

Twice Bafta nominated director Yousaf Ali Khan is coming to the Writing Room in Wood Green. His courses are called Blank Canvas because they are designed for people with no previous experience, and no particular single idea for a script, to come along and explore what stories they might tell in film, and how. You can sign up to a 6-week story-development short script course, or to a one-day masterclass, looking at how a feature film script would be structured.

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16 January 2019

Local author Stephen Cox is launching his debut novel, Our Child of the Stars, on 24th January

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08 October 2018

Haringey Literature Live may be located on the other side of the Enfield/Haringey boundary, but its activities and courses are available to Enfield residents too.

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29 April 2018

The Lamb Festival 2018: Saturday 16th to Friday 22nd June. An arts Festival at All Saints, Edmonton, to celebrate the lives and legacies of Charles and Mary Lamb. You can find the wonderful 2017 Festival Diary here - save the dates and come and join us! (And don't forget - for the fourth year running, there's free admission to ALL Festival events, so why not come and try something new?) 2017 LAMB FESTIVAL DIARY As before, there will be poetry and photography competitions - three prizes.......

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