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 12, 2018

Last time Mel was in Tranås, until this week, it was in the midsummer warmth and light of July 2017 for Tranås at the Fringe.   We celebrated the launch of 10th Circle’s publication “The Unfinished Book” and did some more street chalking.

Mel returned in February 2...

June 4, 2017

Thankfully it was a sunny day when I visited Holavedgymnasiet in Tranås to meet up with The Unknown.  The group and I have been meeting since September 2016.  As they will be leaving the gymnasiet in mid-June I wanted them to consider what they have gained during their...

June 4, 2017

Words over Water met for the first time in skype on Monday 29th May. The members of the group share interests in Harry Potter and Dr Who and they are also confident live performers of music or spoken word.  We are looking forward to some engaging and unusual writings i...

May 24, 2017

YWL is delighted to welcome a new group of  writers to the project. Featuring two young people from Sweden and two from Wales, "Words over Water" has recently formed.  They have already produced some individual writings and will meet through skype at the end of May....

March 13, 2017

Since February Young Writers from 10th Circle and TWICT groups haven been spreading labels with their messages.

This is the result of some of the workshops and meetings the groups made with Inês Lampreia during her visit in February. One of the workshops of TWICT group...

February 28, 2017

Young Writers Lab  group The Unknown went out on tour this week in the Jonköping region and beyond lead by their teacher Anna Larsson and accompanied by the international writer, Mel Perry.  The group performed their Third Grade production of Dario Fo’s play The Virtuo...

February 10, 2017

Young writers Lab groups have been very active these days with workshops and reading at the SmåLit Festival. Vídeos from these experiences can be seen at Young Writers Lab youtube channel. Follow us! 

February 9, 2017

The TWICT group, accompanied by the writer Inês Lampreia and the teacher Ulrika Sätervik, had a skipe call with the poet Maria McManus about the Labellit project. During the session the young writers had the chance to understand the project Labellit and also to create...

February 4, 2017

Today both groups, 10th Circle and TWICT, will be reading their writings at the Smalit Festival. During one hour, the festival is dedicated to the young writers and to the pesentation of the Young WritersLab.

The Portuguese writer, Inês Lampreia, will open the seminar e...

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