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Untitled Writing

Untitled is a platform, created to amplify and uplift underrepresented writers. Starting initially with live Writers’ Salon events in a safe and intimate space, they have now moved online as well for their events. In 2020 they also started Untitled: Voices, a global online journal and held the first UNTITLED UNDERREP’D WRITERS FESTIVAL, with a selection of workshops, panels and events. Join Untitled for a relaxed workshop for writers of all abilities. Starting with a few minutes meditation and free writing before using quick, practical exercises to kickstart some idea generating. The workshop’s aim is to allow yourself the time to solely focus on your writing without procrastination or outside noise. Led by Untitled co-founder, Ollie Charles. Get tickets here

Queerlings

Queerlings is an online literary magazine dedicated to uplifting LGBTQIA+ writers and their work publishing fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction and academic essays. Join the magazines editors Tom Shilito, Scott Aaron Tait, Rosa Nowak and Christopher Wells as they discuss notions of queerness, the importance of queer space and LGBTQIA+ representation in literature. Touching on reclaiming queer from slur to empowerment, the affects of covid on queer space and their drive to amplify voices in the queer community. A Q&A with the editors will follow the discussion. Get tickets here

Streetcake Magazine

Streetcake are an online magazine publishing diverse and experimental writing, and has been in existence since 2008.​ In 2019, they launched their experimental writing prize, supported by Arts Council England. They started streetcake magazine to offer writers an inclusive space to share their work with the world. Join them for a fantastic workshop with details soon to come! Get tickets here!

Sledgehammer

Sledgehammer Lit publishes exuberant poetry and flash 4x daily. They aim to tear down the walls, shatter preconceptions, and break down barriers. Sledgehammer Lit welcomes all, including BIPOC / LGBTQ+ /marginalised creators. Join them for a fab event with details to come! Get tickets here

Second Chance Lit

Second Chance Lit is an online literary magazine – a place solely for previously rejected poetry and short prose – founded in 2020 by editor-in-chief David Wasserman. They are a site to showcase those amazing pieces that didn’t quite fit somewhere else and a place that other lit mags will point writers in the direction of when they have an exceptional submission which doesn’t quite fit their current issue or aesthetic. Join Second Chance for an exciting event with details to come! Get tickets here

Broken Sleep Books

Broken Sleep Books are a small, innovative press, who publish a range of pamphlets and collections, from a range of writers. They are a press where community action, inclusivity, and innovation are at the forefront. Broken Sleep Books are an award winning indie press and have published the likes of Matthew Haigh, Luke Kennard, Penelope Shuttle, Yousif Qasmiyeh, Andre Bagoo, Rishi Dastidar, Zoë Brigley and more. Join them for a wonderful event with details to come! Get tickets here

Beir Bua

Beir Bua is bold, experimental, and vibrant. The magazine is led by Michelle Moloney King. Publishing avant-garde, asemic poetry, visual poetry, concert poetry, some surreal poetry and abstract art, Beir Bua is a hub of innovation. Join head editor Michelle for a workshop on vispo’s history and the art history with experimental writing exercises. Get tickets here

Flithy Fucking Cabaret

FFC is an artistic collective, founded by poetess Tawnya Selene Renelle & playwright Gabriella Sloss to celebrate sexuality through artistic means.A night of sex-positive expression, F**king Filthy Cabaret invites you to bring the good, the bad, the filthy, the ugly, the transcendent, the ridiculous, the intimate, the questionable moments of sex, sexuality, and sex positivity. FFC is dedicated to expressing the multi-faceted nature of sex through any and all artistic means, and offer a platform for anyone to do so. Poetic Sexploration is an event that is part performance, part writing workshop, and part open mic!Get tickets here

Kathryn O’Driscoll: Mental Health Spoken Word Showcase

Kathryn O’Driscoll is a spoken word poet, writer and activist from Bath, England. She talks openly about disabilities, mental health, LGBTQIA+ issues and joys and gender politics in her wide range of poems. She is the current UK Slam Champion. Aside from performing poetry across the South West, she has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe, at multiple UK National competitions, on BBC Radio Bristol and was featured on the Sky Arts spoken word TV show Life and Rhymes. Join Kathryn as she headlines an event showcasing spoken word and performance pieces. Get tickets here

Chloë Proctor

Chloë is a London-Irish mulchy poet. She considers her practice to exist in the chthonic realm of involuting soil poetics. She is interested in interjections, clashing discourses, soil, fungus and semantic mess-making. Her debut collection, Terra Forming, is forthcoming from Broken Sleep Books in 2023. Join Chloë for a poetry chat show which takes itself not one bit seriously. Expects Guests! Phone ins! Poetry Agony Aunt! Live “Music”! and other bits n skits. Think high culture poetics cramped into something very surreal and low brow. Get tickets here

Tawnya Selene Renelle

Dr. Tawnya Selene Renelle is an experimental writer and creative writing educator from Bellingham, Washington in the USA. She currently lives in Glasgow, Scotland where she has completed her DFA in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow. In May 2019 she published her poetry collection this exquisite corpse with Calenture Press. Join Tawnya for workshop that will lead you through a series of experimental writing exercises exploring archiving. Come prepared to do a lot of writing! Open to all levels and genres! Get tickets here

Fahmidan

Founded in the Summer of 2020 by Ranna Kisswani & Anthony R Salandy, Fahmidan Journal hopes to bring out diverse voices and their cacophonous words. Fahmidan Publishing & Co seeks to amplify the voices of Women & Poc through powerful collections that challenge the glass ceiling faced by both groups. Join them for a wonderful reading. Get tickets here

LUPERCALIA press

Lupercalia Press invites and amplifies the voices of transgender and queer creatives. In order to de-stigmatize and celebrate the transgender body, and work toward achieving trans/queer equity, we enthusiastically publish art that focuses on sex and sexuality by anyone who self-identifies as transgender or queer. Join them for a session highlighting some of their upcoming authors. Get tickers here

Palaces

Palaces has pre-recorded a one-off reading from her latest chapbooks (hot off the press!) Erotecay and Folktales for the Diseased Individual. Get tickets here

Travelled companions

Travelled companions specialise in making original & imaginative theatre for young audiences. They create stimulating theatrical environments for children to explore & engage with. Join them for a reading session perfect for 4-7 year olds. Get tickets here