Poetry Aloud

Where: West Bridgford Library | Bridgford Road | West Bridgford | NG2 6AT

When: Thursday 24th November 2016 | 7:30pm | £4

Rory Waterman and Andrew Taylor headline a night of wordy delights. Both poets teach on the MA Creative Writing at NTU, and have work featured in Monster.


MONSTER – Launch

Where: Canalhouse | 48-52 Canal Street | Notts | NG1 7EH

When: Thursday 27th October 2016 | Doors open 6.30pm | Free

Join the writers of Monster for their book launch at the Canalhouse. An excellent evening celebrating local talent, with readings from the book and live music from Notts singer songwriter Alexa Hawksworth, among others.

If you can’t make it to the launch, you can pre-order a copy of the book by emailing, or pick up a copy from Nottingham’s Five Leaves bookshop or Waterstones.






Passing the Torch

Where: National Videogame Arcade | 24-32 Carlton St | Notts | NG1 1NN

When: Friday 1st July 2016 | Doors open 6:30pm

Last year’s MA Creative Writing group will be passing the literary torch to us! The writers of Black Balloon anthology and the writers of Monster will be gathering for a special pre-launch event this July.

Join us at the National Videogame Arcade in Hockley for prose, poetry and script readings from Nottingham writers.

Pre-Launch poster

There will also be live music from singer songwriter Alexa Hawksworth! Alexa has played with some amazing musicians including Jake Bugg, Kimberley Anne and Lotte Mullan. Click on the snap below to find out more.