We regularly commission new writing through our programmes and events, such as the Durham Book Festival. Read, watch or listen to diverse and original pieces here.
Disability and the Politics of Visibility
It is now widely acknowledged that the voices of disabled people have been missing from our cultural landscape. Disability and...
Test Signal: Northern Anthology of New Writing
21 June 2021 by
Introduction Open submissions to Test Signal closed on 6 February 2020. On 16 March, the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, began...
New Narratives for the North East | Commissioned Writing
Early in 2020, fifteen writers were commissioned to create new work about the North East in an ambitious project from...
Home Time – with Helen Shaddock
With a free journal template, Home Time invites you to draw and write your day, and to reflect upon the small details that make each day unique.
Tony Walsh: The Sum of Us
In 2020, Tony Walsh wrote a powerful and thought-provoking new poem to bring the country back together and show that collectively the sum of us is greater than its parts.
Rich Seams – with Andrew McMillan
A podcast series celebrating the best of new and emerging poetry in the North of England.
Rich Seams: Exploring the New Poetry of the North
23 May 2019 by
When I was first invited by Durham University and New Writing North to be the laureate of Durham Book Festival...