South Yorkshire young writers’ festivals attract young writers from across the North of England. They are a one-stop-shop for all things writing and include everything from workshops, and one-to-one sofa sessions with a wide range of professional and emerging writers, to panel talks and information on publishing, progression routes and writing careers.
There are also live performances and a poetry slam for those feeling in the mood to compete in a fun and supportive atmosphere. And of course, plenty of time to network and meet other young writers from across the North.
Hive will be running the 4th festival of its kind in the region in April 2018. Yes, currently a long way off but with plenty of time to involve as many young writers as possible in the shaping of events and the festival itself. If you run a young writers’ group in the North, get in touch as we’d love to have your group at the festival.
And here’s a blast from the past in the form of the very first Pick Up Your Pens Young Writers Festival in Sheffield in 2010!