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The London Library, founded in 1841, is the UK's leading literary institution. With more than one million books and periodicals in over 50 languages, the collection includes works from the 16th century to the latest publications. Membership is open to everyone.

Emerging Writers

Our Emerging Writers Programme is a unique opportunity which offers new writers one years’ free membership of The London Library, development masterclasses, literary networking opportunities, peer support and guidance.

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