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Podcast: Into the contemporary poetry archive
In this episode of The Writing Life podcast, we celebrate the launch of new poetry archive collection, ‘Towards a Centre for Contemporary Poetry in the Archive’.
4 December 2023
Read three of the best biographies and memoirs based in the East of England
Our weekly spotlight on an East Anglian Book Awards 2023 shortlist
1 December 2023
Serial Romantic: how to write exciting romantic fiction
In this article, bestselling romance author Cressida McLaughlin shares her top tips for writing exciting and experimental romantic fiction.
28 November 2023