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Literary titans, comedians and politicians – just some of those at Ways With Words at Dartington

Ways with Words, Dartington

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.

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Phillip Pullman at Exeter University for Honorary Degree

Northern Lights, first in Phillip Pulman's Dark Material Trilogy

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 Graduation Ceremony.

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Any poets out there? Teignmouth arts group calls for poems with a twist

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.

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Orange Prize winning Helen Dunmore features in Exeter Uni’s creative writing journal, Riptide

Riptide, a Exeter University-based creative writing journal, is launching its fourth volume of new short fiction on Wednesday, October 14.

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Dartingon old by Simon Van Booy picks up top literary award

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.

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