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December's event is both a reading, featuring Daisy Goodwin, and the Birkbeck Creative Writing Programme Christmas Bash - 14 December, 6.30pm until late, RADA Foyer Bar, Malet Street, London WC1E 7JN.

New Year dates for your diary!
Come 2011, writLOUD will take place on the following dates:


Tuesday 11 January
Monday 7 February
Tuesday 8 March



Watch this space for details of guest authors.


What went on at our most recent event.

Elena Van Lieshout reads her story 'Far, Far Away' at November's writLOUD event. 

Nicola Field reading a selection of poetry at November's writLOUD event. 

writLOUD 15 November with Alan Beard

November's event takes place on 15 November, 6.30-8.15 pm, RADA Foyer Bar, Malet Street, London WC1E 7JN.

Our guest this month is Alan Beard, author of the short story collections Taking Doreen out of the Sky and most recently You Don't Have to Say.

a writer who does amazing things with the fewest possible words” – The Times.


Alan will be joined by Birkbeck creative writers John Lucas, Elena van Lieshout, Georgia Ijeoma Ugwu and Nicola Field reading novel extracts, short stories and poetry.

Entrance is free, with a suggested donation to Oxfam of £3.50.

Visit writloud.podomatic.com for recordings of all the readings from October's MIR Special, as well as recordings from every writLOUD since July!


October's readings look a little something like this:


Stephen J Vowles - 'A Long Way Home'

Aaron Cox - 'Drought'
Guest author Bernardine Evaristo - 'On Top of the World'

Emmanuella Dekonor - 'The Small House on Phuduhudu Road'

Tamara Pollock - 'Holland'



A little of what you might have missed out on from October's writLOUD - the MIR special. 

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Writers’ Hub and Birkbeck are proud to announce a new raucous rendition of WritLOUD, hereafter to be referred to as ‘Hubbub’. Hubbub is a readings event showcasing both new writers from Birkbeck’s Creative Writing courses and established authors.


Guest authors to date include Jonathan Coe, Derek Johns, Hari Kunzru, Susan Elderkin, Zoë Fairbairns, Russell Celyn Jones, Peter Hobbs, Benjamin Markovits, Erica Wagner, Marie Phillips, Kate Pullinger, Helen Simpson, Richard T. Kelly, Jeremy Sheldon, Sarah Salway, Jean McNeil, Rich Hall, Julia Bell, Richard Milward, Emer Martin, Blake Morrison, Nii Parkes, Robert Hudson, Amanda Smyth, Chloe Aridjis, Magnus Mills, AL Kennedy, Niall O’Sullivan, Alex Preston, Toby Litt, Monique Roffey, Michael Rosen, Mez Packer, Bernadine Evaristo and Alan Beard have all made guest appearances.


Hubbub takes place twice a term in the basement of The Harrison (28 Harrison Street, Kings Cross, WC1h 8JF).


There is no entry charge but any donations towards the running of future events would be much appreciated.


For further details email us at hubbub@writershub.co.uk.


To listen to recordings and read writer biographies for events until mid-2010 go to the previous writLOUD website.