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September 2021

Reading Round at Coleraine Library

22. September 2021 @ 10:30 am - 1. June 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Coleraine Library, Queen Street
Coleraine, BT52 1BE United Kingdom
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What is a Reading Round group?  Reading Round is a unique type of reading group that differs in a number of ways from traditional-style book groups. Each group is run by a published author who has worked for at least two years in the Royal Literary Fund’s Fellowship scheme. Reading Round is funded by the Royal Literary Fund and is free for members to join. Where and When will it happen? The Reading Round group will meet in the Meeting Room at Coleraine Library every Wednesday morning for 30 weeks starting on Wednesday 22nd September 2021 from 10.30am – 12 noon. What’s involved? Each week the group listens to a different piece, or pieces, of writing read aloud by the Group Lector. The piece might be a story or a poem though it might also be a speech, memoir or piece of narrative non-fiction. The group then discusses the piece(s) at some length to really try to get under the skin of the text: What effects does it have on us as we read? How does it achieve those effects? Guided by a Lector, the group considers the text in detail, looking at tone, choice of words, viewpoint, the effect of a certain image or…

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