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Supported by UNESCO City of Literature, Lakeside Arts and Nottingham Confucius Institute

Chinese Write Now: Creative Writing Project

Sunday 22 May, 2-5pm
Performing Arts Studio

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Followed by 4 weeks of online sessions on Mondays 30 May,
6, 13, 20 June
Suitable for 16+

Feed your creative side with the Chinese Write Now festival writer-in-residence Will Harris whose debut poetry collection RENDANG was shortlisted for the T S Elliot Prize and won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. Develop your own pieces based on ideas about contemporary Chinese culture in this series of workshops suitable for people from any background and level of writing experience. This in person session will be delivered in English with Mandarin and Cantonese language support available. The subsequent 4 sessions will be delivered online.


This event is part of the Chinese Write Now Festival taking place between Thursday 5 May – Sunday 31 July 2022 in London and Nottingham. Find out more here

About the authors (click to expand)

A headshot of author Will Harris

Will Harris is a London-based writer. His debut poetry book RENDANG (Granta, UK; Wesleyan, US: 2020). It was a Poetry Book Society Choice and won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. He co-edited the spring issue of The Poetry Review in 2020 with Mary Jean Chan.

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