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The Humber Mouth Literature Festival has been produced by Hull City Council since 1992. It has formed a major part of our literature development programme since then. In a break from the usual festival format over 2020 and 2021 Humber Mouth has developed a series of special projects. 

A Digital Writer-in-Residence explores the possibilities of writing in a digital context in the city. For 2020 Joanna Walsh devised the Hull Story Map, which gathered in people’s stories about the city.

Our Reader-in-Residence programme welcomes some of the very best contemporary writers to Hull. For 2020/21 Jennifer Hodgson curated and hosted this online programme.

A number of local writers were selected for a project with BBC Radio Humberside in spring 2021 and we had some special micro-commissions in summer 2021.

Humber Mouth is also partnering on commissions in Queens Gardens as part of the Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City project, on Whitefriargate as part of Hull’s High Street Heritage Action Zone project, and is developing projects with the University of Hull.

📢 Coming up on 3 March is the first City Arts Forum online of 2022 🥳

Hosted by our friends @FeralArtSchool share what you're up to and find out more about developments and opportunities in the city. Book a place via Eventbrite 👇https://tinyurl.com/2p8t6fd7

We're off on our winter hols ❄️🏂 so a big thank you to everyone who took part in Humber Mouth this year - writers, readers, viewers, listeners, friends, supporters, partners & funders ❤️ You can catch up on it all at http://humbermouth.com 👀 See you in 2022 for more 🥳👋🙏📚

Humber Mouth has been awarded National Lottery funding by Arts Council England to look at and deliver new approaches to Hull’s literature festival. This year we are taking a break from the usual festival format to offer something new for writers and audiences in 2020. We hope that you will enjoy our new approach which will take the form of a series of special projects.

Our very own Reader-in-Residence will programme a series of readings and talks to bring a range of new writing talent into the city and will work in partnership with Hull Libraries.

A number of local writers’ residencies will offer opportunities for poets, literary prose writers, and graphic novelists to develop their work, and will be an open call application process. 

An international writer residency in partnership with the University of Hull will welcome a writer to the city and give them time to develop new work. 

A Digital Writer-in-Residence will explore the possibilities of writing in a digital context in the city.

We’ll be announcing further details over the coming months so make sure you keep an eye on the website and social media and subscribe to City Arts Newsletter. 

The Humber Mouth Literature Festival has been produced by Hull City Council since 1992. It has formed a major part of our literature development programme since then. It works in partnership with other organisations to develop the Festival such as Hull Libraries and Wrecking Ball Press.

 

Humber Mouth has been awarded National Lottery funding by Arts Council England to look at and deliver new approaches to Hull’s literature festival. This year we are taking a break from the usual festival format to offer something new for writers and audiences in 2020. We hope that you will enjoy our new approach which will take the form of a series of special projects.

Our very own Reader-in-Residence will programme a series of readings and talks to bring a range of new writing talent into the city and will work in partnership with Hull Libraries.

A number of local writers’ residencies will offer opportunities for poets, literary prose writers, and graphic novelists to develop their work, and will be an open call application process. 

An international writer residency in partnership with the University of Hull will welcome a writer to the city and give them time to develop new work. 

A Digital Writer-in-Residence will explore the possibilities of writing in a digital context in the city.

We’ll be announcing further details over the coming months so make sure you keep an eye on the website and social media and subscribe to City Arts Newsletter. 

The Humber Mouth Literature Festival has been produced by Hull City Council since 1992. It has formed a major part of our literature development programme since then. It works in partnership with other organisations to develop the Festival such as Hull Libraries and Wrecking Ball Press.