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Nottingham Hopes To Become United Nations City Of Literature

Posted at 8:21AM Wednesday 16 Apr 2014

Nottingham hopes to celebrate its literary past by becoming a United Nations City of Literature.

Writers, experts and the city council have come together to submit an application.

It aims to celebrate Nottingham's past - which includes links to Lord Byron, DH Lawrence and Alan Sillitoe - as well as current and future writers.

Other cities which already hold the title include Edinburgh, Dublin and Norwich.

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