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30 March 2021

Resources for new & emerging writers

New and emerging writers will want to check out these opportunities for further learning, publishing, prizes and fellowships, and other avenues to explore as you take your brave next steps.

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29 March 2021

Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa on slam poetry: Teen writing boot camp

Poet Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa calls on teens to write from the heart in this blog post about her slam poetry workshop, held in March 2021 as part of the Teen writing boot camp.

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25 March 2021

Q&A with author & illustrator Gabrielle Wang

Acclaimed children's author Gabrielle Wang answers some questions for young readers about stories, writing and ... ghosts.

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23 March 2021

Scrappy prototypes & enterprising inventors

In today's startup culture, good ideas can come from anywhere and even rough and ready prototypes can succeed – which, as our patents collection shows, is nothing new.

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26 March 2021

Nova Weetman on screenwriting: Teen writing boot camp

Screenwriter and author Nova Weetman shares screenwriting tips and reflections from her Teen writing boot camp.

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27 January 2021

Under the love umbrella

Join us for a soothing tour under the roof of the dome – our very own 'love umbrella'.

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01 April 2021

Crafternoon activities

Get creative these Easter holidays with our online arts and crafts tutorials!