The Telegraph Ways With Words Festival of Words and Ideas arrives at picturesque Dartington Hall on Friday, July 6. Local, national and international names in literature, history, broadcasting and journalism will flock to the 10-day event, now in its 21st year.
Born on December 10, 1830, American poet Emily Dickinson’s reputation precedes her. Painted as an eccentric recluse, a spinster with a penchant for white dresses, the legends that have attached themselves to Dickinson are not only hard to shake, but often far from the truth.
A typographic student has won a design competition to create the imagery for a prestigious literary festival next year.
Ways with Words is offering Devon-based students the opportunity to attend this year’s festival at Dartington Hall for free. Over the years, the Ways With Words Bursary Scheme has enabled hundreds of young people to experience the festival as Rover-Pass holders.
As Telegraph Ways With Words Festival gets set to celebrate its 20th anniversary this July, Google boards as Online Partners.
The Telegraph Ways With Words Festival is set to celebrate this July with a programme that is larger, more diverse and more global than ever before.
Novelists, screenwriters, journalists, non-fiction authors and copywriters will be gathering in Falmouth in July to teach on three short writing summer schools.
Polly Fields, who received a distinction for her MA in International Journalism from Falmouth University this autumn, has won one of only five International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Young Reporters Awards for a piece produced as part of her masters.
The boundaries between professional historiography, moral commitment and fiction have been re-examined in new publications on the troubled land of Israel and Palestine. Professor Ilan Pappe, an acclaimed political historian from Exeter University and expert on Palestinian-Israeli relations, has recently published challenging books on the issue.
A premiere of a new piece of music for choirs, based on poems from young people across Devon has been specially commissioned for the EXEtreme Imagination Children and Young People’s Literature festival. The performance involving five Exeter school choirs will focus on the poems selected from a competition and will be performed on Thursday, November ...
Four acclaimed Romanian authors will be in Plymouth in November to launch new books in the award-winning series revealing the country’s journey from the aftermath of the First World War to the development of Ceausescu’s communism.
Beryl’s early life was marked by event. Born in 1934, Lancashire, Bainbridge was educated at the Merchant Taylors’ school in Liverpool.
The Ways With Words line up includes ‘literary titans, comedians, economists, environmentalists, historians, Turner prize-winning artists, sports legends and politicians’, who will gather to speak at this year’s 10-day, event which runs from July 9 to July 19s.
Ways with Words, the literary festival at Dartington, is offering Devon-based students the opportunity to attend this year’s festival at Dartington Hall for free!
Whitbread award-winning author Philip Pullman will speak at Exeter University about the ways in which we read, and the connection between stories and pictures. The public lecture Reading in the Borderland is on Friday, January 22 at 6.15pm. He has also been invited to Exeter to be presented with an Honorary Degree at the Winter ...
There was a theme for National Poetry Day, which took place on Thursday, October 8, which was Heroes and Heroines, and true to its artistic form, the Teignmouth Arts Advisory Group set out to celebrate and support the day with a twist.
Riptide, a Exeter University-based creative writing journal, is launching its fourth volume of new short fiction on Wednesday, October 14.
Dartington alumnus, Simon Van Booy, has won the world’s richest and most prestigious short story prize, the Frank O’Connor award, for his second collection, Love Begins in Winter.
South Devon writer Brian Carter’s book A Black Fox Running, which was included in the Nation’s Classic Writers of the English Countryside as nominated by Guardian readers in 2005, has been republished by the publishing arm of the Torbay Bookshop in Paignton.
Nobel Prize winning novelist and Cornwall’s most famous literary son, the late Sir William Golding, is being celebrated by the University of Exeter at a special memorial lecture on Thursday, March 5. Golding’s daughter, Judy Carver is showing her support by attending and sponsoring the inaugural lecture organised by the University’s Centre for South West ...
Exmouth-based crime writer Graham Hurley has just released his 23rd book, and there’s talk of a tv series.