Writers clubs and events in West Sussex
West Sussex Literary TrailA 55 mile walking trail from Horsham to Chichester taking in places connected with Shelley, Belloc, Blake, Keats and more.
West Sussex Writers ClubWorthing based club for writers of all types. Members enjoy regular talks from other writers, workshops and competitions.
Write AngleThe performance branch of the Petersfield Writers Workshop.
Midhurst Writers GroupA small group of writers who meet each week at Stedham, near Midhurst.
Sussex Playwrights' ClubBased in Brighton but encouraging participation from playwrights from all over the UK.
A history of great authorsAll the literary organisations listed above are helping to maintain a long tradition of literature in West Sussex.
The county has associations with some of the greats of the written word, from Tennyson, Shelley and William Blake through to 20th century writers like HG Wells, Melvyn Peake, Hilaire Belloc, John Galsworthy and onwards to today's crop of successful West Sussex writers
Find out more about poets, novelists, authors and writers in West Sussex history.
Clerihews, Poems and Short VerseAnd while not fit to lace the boots of the many fine writers Sussex has produced, WestSussex.info publisher Mark Hoult enjoys writing Clerihews and other forms of very short verse to mark newsworthy events. You might enjoy them...or you might not.
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