10 Underrepresented Writers Selected for Next Up
The Literary Consultancy (TLC) and Creative Future have been generously supported by a donation from bestselling novelist Claire McGowan, with additional funding from Arts Council England, to provide a year-long programme of support, development and mentoring for unpublished writers
2021 Writers' Award Competition Now Open!
Our annual, FREE writing competition is open for poetry and short fiction submissions from underrepresented writers. This year's theme is Essential. The deadline is Sunday 6 June.
We launch RESTORE, a new project for Everyday Creativity
Everyday Creativity is a programme commissioned by the East Sussex Public Health Team to explore the impact of creative activities during lockdown on people’s health and wellbeing.
Making the arts more diverse
We are an arts organisation and charity. We specialise in supporting creative people, underrepresented artists and communities facing barriers & inequality to opportunity. Our mission is to make the arts more diverse and representative of the world we live in.
Creative Future Writers’ Award
A writing development programme and competition showcasing the work of underrepresented writers
Founded in 2013, the Creative Future Writers’ Award is an annual development programme for talented writers from a wealth of backgrounds. It includes the UK’s only national writing competition for all underrepresented writers, alongside a series of workshops in hubs throughout the UK.
With the support of our leading literary partners, winners are selected by a panel of industry experts and are given the opportunity to develop their work through training, mentoring, assessment and coaching.