National Memory Day writing competition shortlist announced
Thursday 18th May will mark National Memory Day, part of Dementia Awareness Week and a celebration of the power of the written and spoken word for those with and affected by dementia.
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An award-winning novelist and academic at the University of Plymouth has been shortlisted for the prestigious Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
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A Star Wars actor, a Booker Prize nominee, and the acclaimed director of one of the 1980s’ iconic black comedies will be among the lead figures appearing at the inaugural Plymouth Festival of Words.
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A two-year collaborative research project, exploring the developing relationship between digital technology and literature was formally launched against the iconic backdrop of The Thames.
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An international team is to digitise and give free online access to one of the world’s most important collections of South-Asian language printed books.
Continue reading Unlocking India’s printed heritage: 200,000 pages of historic books to be made available online
The replica of a café frequented by Hollywood’s finest in the 1950s and 60s will be greeting audiences at the 2015 Plymouth International Book Festival.
Continue reading Chez Paulette brings a splash of stardom to the Plymouth International Book Festival