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Our thoughts are bees: Writers Working with Schools

by Mandy Coe

 and Jean Sprackland

Aimed at teachers, writers and project coordinators, Our thoughts are bees is the UK’s definitive guide to organising exciting and successful writers-in-schools events. It includes a wealth of practical information on finding a writer, funding, planning the author’s visit, residencies, working in galleries and museums and creating publications and displays, With a foreword by Michael Morpurgo it also features articles by writers experienced in performance poetry and playwriting.

Research and publication was supported by Arts Council England, the National Association of Writers in Education, the National Association for Literature Development and The Poetry Society and Writing Together (Booktrust). 

The book can be ordered directly at www.wordplaypress.com


“The honest, comprehensive resource we’ve all been waiting for.”
- Sophie Moxon, Live Literature Scotland

“No school should be without a copy.”

“An invaluable resource.”
- Jane Bluett, TEACHER

“The authors bring up everything you should know if you plan to work as a writer in schools.”
- Heather Beck, WRITER

ISBN: 0-9549634-0-7
PUBLISHER: Wordplay Press


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