Welcome. We are for writers, readers, literature professionals and anyone who loves books. First of all we’d like to invite you to take part in a national discussion about our national artform (The National Conversation). Michael Rosen, Will Self, Ali Smith are opening the conversation for us at events across the country this autumn; do join us whether virtually or face to face. We also have events with Val McDermid, Sophie Hannah and Ben Okri; workshop and agents sessions galore; brilliant resources for readers, networking events at our Salon; info on England's first UNESCO City of Literature, writers' resources, links and much more.