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Arts Council West Midlands


(Poetry Organisation)


Arts Council, West Midlands supports individual poets and poetry organisations at work through its national support programme called 'Grants for the Arts.' Telephone 0845 300 6100 for a full information pack. Current poetry based activity which Arts Council West Midlands supports includes: Ledbury Poetry Festival in Herefordshire (find out more on: www.poetry-festival.com), ‘Poetry On Loan’ - a unique partnership of 23 regional public libraries committed to doing more for poetry readers and writers (find out more on: www.poetryonloan.org.uk), Raw Edge magazine (find out more on: www.poetrymagazines.org.uk). Also in October former poet laureate of Birmingham, Roshan Doug, takes up residency at University of Central England. Special for National Poetry Day, with support from Arts Council West Midlands, the Birmingham Book Festival and City Library service announce the new Poet Laureate for Birmingham for 2003/04. Find out more by emailing ‘info@bookcommunications’. Finally all poetry readers and writers should check www.lit-net.org for up to the moment news about opportunities and ‘what’s on’ for poetry readers and writers across the west Midlands of England, 365 days a year.

Contact Information

name: Adrian Johnson
phone: 0121 631 3121
email: adrian.johnson@artscouncil.org.uk

82 Granville street
B1 2LH



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