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Introducing Live Literature School Residencies 20-21

We're delighted to announce the 10 schools awarded fully funded author residencies in 2020-21 and the authors, storytellers and creative practitioners who have been appointed to work them.

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The Live Literature School Residencies programme(this will open in a new window), which is generously funded by the Walter Scott Giving Group and now in its fourth year, works with staff and pupils to inspire a lifelong love of reading and writing.

The schools were chosen by an expert panel and will each receive a package of support representing over £4000 of funding:

The 10 successful schools and their chosen authors are:

Three ASN centres were also awarded fully-funded author residencies in the second year of the Additional Support Needs strand of the programme, funded by the Mohn Westlake Foundation.

The 3 successful ASN centres are:

Learn more about the Live Literature School Residencies programme(this will open in a new window) and the exciting projects we’ve supported since 2016.