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A Kultivera project with the support of
Region Jönköpings Län, Helge Ax:son Johnsons stiftelse and The Swedish Arts Council.

August 29, 2019

A key milestone in a writer’s career is publication.  At Young Writers Lab we have aimed to offer our young writers as many chances to experience a real writer’s life and publication of their work was the ultimate milestone to reach.  Venue No 19 At The Fringe in Tranå...

July 24, 2019

One of the ways that we can be recognised as writers is to be employed as such. If we are paid as writers, this acknowledgement helps our own self-image and confidence to develop our work.  In 2018 Kultivera, Tranås municipality, Region Jönköping and the Piraten Societ...

May 16, 2019

Pitch Black

“Först var det mörkt, men nu är det bäcksvart”

“At first it was dark but now it’s pitch black”

Having worked with the Young Writers Lab group Sagolandet in Holavedsgymnasiet, Tranås for the last year,  it was an honour for me to witness the group’s work come a...

March 5, 2019

Mel Perry is continuing to work with students on the estestisk program in Holavedsgymnasiet, Tranås.  The group, who call themselves Sagolandet, is preparing for a multimedia production about young people’s mental health. Through drama, dance, music, song and poetry th...

February 26, 2019

Since September 2018 Mel Perry has been working through the library in Gnosjö to promote creative writing by teaming up with a group of children and a local teacher.  With inspiration from “The Lost Words” by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, Mel has taught the chil...

February 12, 2019

Inês Lampreia went to Leif Risberg literature classes on 7 and 8 of february to work with the students. Following the class years curriculum, they were revisiting Selma Lagerlöf book Kejsarn av Portugallien (The Emperor of Portugallia), written by Lagerl...

February 12, 2019

Between 6 and 8 of february, Inês Lampreia was delivering workshops at Tranås Highschool to several classes with the support of Ulrika Sätervik. During the workshops many languages were spoken - Swedish, Portuguese, Spanish and English - many cultural background were s...

August 13, 2018

It was a pleasure for me to host this highlight of the series of events at the Young Writers day AtTheFringe. Members of Young Writers LAB shared their work with an attentive audience packed in to Töwerland.  The many facets of YWL were represented with collaborative p...

July 30, 2018

We carry stories, ideas, passion and desire in our heads and hearts.  We can set them down on paper, or we can be more dynamic and get our words out onto the street; we can be immediate, interactive, provocative.  Our creativity becomes greater as we engage and share w...

July 29, 2018

Cafe Töwerland on Storgatan was an ideal venue for writers and At The Fringe- International Arts Festival, Tranås   to connect with each other for Young Writers Brunch.   Enjoying fika together we had the opportunity to find out more from Ullias Berglund and Joanna  He...

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