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Apply for a fully-funded Live Literature School Residency

The Live Literature School Residencies programme gives schools and other education settings the chance to work with an author-in-residence.

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The Live Literature Schools Residency programme is fully-funded opportunity for 10 schools a year to work with an author-in-residence. For all residencies we are happy to facilitate blended models, allowing for the freedom to work remotely or in-person depending on your school's circumstances.

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Author Matthew Fitt talks about his residency at St Andrew's RC Primary School in Dundee


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