Leicester/shire: City and County of Literature II

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Bishop Street Methodist Church

10a Bishop Street

Leicester

LE1 6AF

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Leicester/shire: City and County of Literature II is part of a series of events that are free and open to all focusing on the Leicester and Leicestershire literary scene and what can be done to raise the profile of the scene locally, nationally and internationally.

The event is being held at the Bishop Street Methodist Church, on Wednesday, 11 July 2018, starting at 6.30pm.

Speaking at Leicester/shire: City and County of Literature II are:

● poet, novelist and filmmaker, Rod Duncan
● chair of the Literary Leicester Festival Fringe and Director of the Centre for New Writing at the University of Leicester, Dr Corinne Fowler
● poet, academic and Global Hands Publishing director, Momodou Sallah
● poet, performer and literary activist, Lydia Towsey
● The Bookshop Kibworth's Debbie James, and
● Heritage Lottery Fund East Midlands Development Officer, Katherine Oughton.

The event is being chaired by The Gallery at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) art curator, Hugo Worthy, and will also feature a display of books by local writers, and a discussion and question and answer session with those present.

Leicester/shire: City and County of Literature II is being co-organised by CivicLeicester and Everybody's Reading (ER), a 9-day festival of all things reading that's now in its 9th consecutive year, and which, this year, runs from Saturday, 29 September till Sunday, 7 October.

See also:

1. ___, "Unique event starts countywide conversation about Leicester's literary scene", University of Leicester, 18 December 2017
2. Emma Lee, "Leicester and Leicestershire: City and County of Literature", Emma Lee's blog, 18 December 2017
3. A playlist of "Leicester/shire: City and County of Literature" videos

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LE1 6AF

United Kingdom

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