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About Us

Who We Are

Leeds Literature Festival CIC is made up of Leeds-based creative arts and literature organisations including The Leeds Library, Hyde Park Book Club, MILIM, The Leeds Big Bookend and Northern Short Story Festival, Leeds Church Institute, Strix and Leeds Libraries.

Our core objectives are to:

 Champion literature and writing in Leeds

 Engage new audiences in spoken word and literature

 Assist in growing and developing links within Leeds between partners committed to championing books, writing and literature

 Assist partners in developing their profile for their core work

 Bring nationally and internationally significant literature events to Leeds

 Celebrate heritage and heritage buildings in the city centre

 Be the leading contemporary literature festival in the North of England within ten years

In working towards these objectives, we are establishing a reputation for commissioning, developing and delivering a number of high quality and non-traditional literature inspired events for the city.

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