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Introducing Live Literature School Residencies 23–24

We're delighted to announce the 10 schools awarded fully funded author residencies in 2023–24 and the authors, storytellers and creative practitioners who have been appointed to work them.

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The Live Literature School Residencies programme, which is generously funded by the Walter Scott Giving Group and now in its eighth 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:

Learn more about the Live Literature School Residencies programme and the exciting projects we've supported since 2016.