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Our best moments from Off the Shelf 2017

Our best moments from Off the Shelf 2017

It's been a fantastic year for Off the Shelf, with more people than ever before coming to our events and celebrating words and ideas.

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Student blog: Adam Kay

Student blog: Adam Kay

Our student blogger Maja reviews Adam Kay's talk about his hilarious, heartbreaking and thought-provoking book, This Is Going to Hurt.

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A message from Brian Blessed

A message from Brian Blessed

We asked Brian for a message to close Off the Shelf 2017. Here's what he had to say...

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RT @NewWritingNorth: The #NorthernWritersAwards are open until 11.59pm on Thursday 1 February. Applications and all info can be found at ht…

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RT @professorvaness: Discovering so many amazing circus women so many stories still untold - who to include who to leave out - but not the…

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RT @faveplaces: Print's not dead @LaBiblioteka. Head to 70 Pinstone Street & escape into the universe of the written word with all manner o…

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RT @UniShefAH: Professor Angela Wright @ShefEnglish on Frankenstein at 200 and why Mary Shelley was far more than the sum of her monster’s…

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RT @holliepoetry: I did a takeover of @BBCRadio4 Poetry Please! Packed with my favourite poems from Wilfred Owen, Ted Hughes, Tom Leonard,…

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RT @PenguinUKBooks: ‘There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another.’ Édouard Manet, born #onthisday in 1832.

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RT @FestivalMind: A few days left to put in your application - they are rolling in - we are hoping for a bumper crop this year to showcase…

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