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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba

In this feature we're thinking about which bits of literature we would like to carry around inside ourselves for future…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: Jimsella by Paul Laurence Dunbar

For today's Shared Reading live stream, Head of Publications at The Reader, Grace Frame, reads Jimsella by Paul Laurence Dunbar.…

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Lines By Heart

Lines by Heart: To S. M. A Young African Painter, On Seeing His Works

Today's poem by Phillis Wheatley is recited by The Reader's National Hub Leader Esther Harsh. Check out our Daily Readings for…

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Places to Go

Places to Go: The Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

For this Places to Go feature, West London Hub Leader at The Reader, Erin Carlstrom, shares this extract  from The…

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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

In this feature we're thinking about which bits of literature – whether that be in the form of poems, novels,…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: If I Had Known by Alice Dunbar Nelson

For today's Shared Reading live stream, Learning and Qualtiy Coordinator at The Reader, Lisa Spurgin, reads If I Had Known…

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Lines By Heart

Lines by Heart: We Wear the Mask by Paul Laurence Dunbar

As October is Black History Month, we have chosen a month of readings on this theme for our Daily Readings.…

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Calderstones

Calderstones Archive: A Controversial Lake

Heritage Coordinator Holly Gilson takes a trip into the Calderstones Archives. Our archive is full of photos, postcards, letters and…

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Audio recording: The History of Mary Prince
Places to Go

Places to Go: The History of Mary Prince

As October is Black History Month, we have chosen a month of readings on this theme for our Daily Readings.…

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Literature

Literature life lines in celebration of World Mental Health Day 

With World Mental Health Day approaching on Saturday, there’s never been a more important moment for us to stop and think…

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Calderstones

The Reader calls for creative contributions capturing life through Covid

The Reader is calling for communities to take part in an exciting new creative project that will capture the ways people have…

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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: Feed Me the Sun by Chris Abani

In this feature we're thinking about which bits of literature – whether that be in the form of poems, novels,…

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