Word Up! Schools Programme at Wimbledon BookFest

Author Events to Watch Digitally

 

Patrice Lawrence: 2020 Young Writers' Competiton Senior Prizegiving - view event here

 

Critical Minds Conference for 6th Formers - view event here

 

Michelle Paver: 2020 Young Writers' Competiton Junior Prizegiving - view event here

 

Winning entries from the 2020 Young Writers' Competition will be published in our annual anthology & available later in the autumn to read online.

 

2020 Word Up! projects include:

 

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A mixed programmed of live and digital events will run for schools and students throughout October 2020. Supported by University of Roehampton, Arts Council England, The Taylor Family Foundation and TWM solicitors.

Initiatives:

Young Writers' Competition for junior and senior schools - [53 schools participated in 2020's The Secret ]

Digital and In-Person Author Events - including Patrice Lawrence & Michelle Paver

Book List: Black writers - gifted books to Merton state schools promoting work from writers of colour

Hidden Histories: Black Britain - Films made by young film makers with promoting individuals from history.

 

Teachers can email the Festival's Education Manager, Laura Byrne, at education@wimbledonbookfest.org for more information.


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