Links to websites you may find useful.
Apples and Snakes (opens in a new window) England's leading organisation for performance poetry.
Arts Council England (opens in a new window)
The national development agency for the arts in England, distributing public money from Government and the National Lottery. Funding for writers is available through the grants for the arts scheme.
artsderbyshire (opens in a new window) a quick and easy way to find out about Derbyshire's vibrant arts scene.
BBC writersroom (opens in a new window) Useful writing tips and opportunities for writers interested in developing work for BBC film, TV and radio − for drama, comedy, and children's programmes.
Derbyshire County Council Library Service
Information about a wide range of resources available through the library service including access to online information and the library catalogue.
Lapidus (opens in a new window)
Promotes the benefits of writing for personal development, health and well-being.
NAWE (National Association of Writers in Education) (opens in a new window)
An organisation supporting the development of creative writing of all genres and in all educational and community settings throughout the UK.
The National Association of Writers' Groups (opens in a new window)
Information and advice for writers' groups, including a searchable directory of groups.
The Poetry Archive (opens in a new window)
The world's premier online collection of recordings of poets reading their work.
The Poetry Society (opens in a new window)
Promotes the enjoyment of poetry and provides a range of information and resources.
The Society of Authors (opens in a new window)
Protects the interests and the rights of authors.
WritersServices (opens in a new window)
Provides a information resources and advice for writers
Writing East Midlands (opens in a new window)
Writing East Midlands is the writing development agency for the East Midlands region.
Voluntary Arts Network (opens in a new window)
Provides information and training to people in the voluntary arts sector, or people that run their own group. The website lists jobs, opportunities and training and has a resource library with useful briefing sheets on a wide range of topics.