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Leicester and Leicestershire look at how to raise profile of literature and literary scene

Individuals and groups that have an interest in the literary activity that takes place in Leicester and Leicestershire are meeting to look at what can be done to raise the profile of the scene locally, nationally and internationally. The meeting is free and open to all and is taking place at the Bishop Street Methodist Church, 10a Bishop Street, on 13 December 2017, in Leicester, from 6.30pm till 9.30pm. Speaking at the event are: ● Henderson Mullin , Chief Executive Officer, Writing East Midlands (WEM) ● James Urquhart , Relationship Manager for Literature in the Midlands, Arts Council England ● Cllr Sarah Russell , Deputy City Mayor with responsibilities for Children, Young People's Services, Leicester City Council ● Farhana Shaikh , Dahlia Publishing / Leicester Writes Short Story Prize / The Asian Writer ● Matthew Pegg , Mantle Arts / Mantle Lane Press ● Emma Lee , President, Leicester Writers Club; and ● Bobba Cass , Pinggg...k! The event is being hosted by the