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Sat, 04 Nov



National Creative Writing Industry Day

Sophie will be running a place writing-themed workshop as part of this full day of panels and advice from Comma Press and Manchester Metropolitan University.

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National Creative Writing Industry Day
National Creative Writing Industry Day

Time & Location

04 Nov 2023, 09:00 – 17:15

Manchester, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester M15 6BH, UK

About the event

This special event is committed to providing participants with a unique introduction to the publishing industry and its professionals.


  • A keynote speech from Isabel Waidner, Goldsmiths Award-winning author of Sterling Karat Gold, Corey Fah Does Social Mobility and We Are Made of Diamond Stuff and Gaudy Bauble.
  • Two panel discussions: ‘Building your Readership: How to Market Yourself as an Author’ and ‘Expanding your Practice: Writing Beyond the Book.’
  • A choice of four workshops (on a first come first served basis) ranging in topics from Writing on Place to Poetry and Performance.
  • Two one-to-one meetings with literary agents to pitch or seek advice on your work-in-progress.
  • The opportunity to casually network with fellow writers and publishers both during and after the event.

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