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Spotlight Books are here!

Our collaboration with New Writing South and Myriad Editions to discover, guide and support writers who are under-represented in publishing. The Spotlight Books series features books by six under-represented women.  On sale now.

Reflections on our Writers' Day

This year we held our first ever Writers' Day event at Southbank as part of London Literature Festival. We'll be releasing our highlights video shortly, but in the meantime you can read our reflections on the day and take a look at some of our photos.

Expose your Humanity by Mahusuda Snaith

We were incredibly moved and inspired by our guest author's speech 'Expose your Humanity' at this year's Writers' Award showcase event. We published the full speech on our website.

We sell limited edition prints

We showcase artists of great talent who are typically under-represented in the mainstream art world. We sell high quality limited edition prints through our online shop.

Making the arts more diverse

We are an arts organisation supporting some of the UK's most talented under-represented artists. Our mission is to make the arts more diverse and representative of the world we live in.

For Writers

We bring talented under-represented writers from the margins to the mainstream. We offer skills training, workshops, professional development and publishing opportunities.

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For Artists

We want to see more under-represented visual artists given the opportunity to promote, exhibit and sell their work.

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What's Happening

Reflections on our Writers’ Day

On Saturday 26 October the Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer saw a very special takeover as writers, authors, and literary professionals descended on Southbank Centre for ...
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Expose your Humanity: Mahsuda Snaith’s speech at our CFWA 2019 showcase

Below is the incredibly inspiring speech by our guest writer Mahsuda Snaith at our 2019 Writers' Award winners' showcase event held at the Southbank Centre.  ...
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Creative Future Writers’ Award

A writing development programme and competition showcasing the work of under-represented 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 under-represented 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.

We sell limited edition art prints

We sell high quality limited edition art prints by emerging artists through our curated retail website. Featuring a wide variety of styles and mediums, all our artists experience barriers in accessing the mainstream art world due to mental health issues, disability, health, identity or other social circumstance.

By purchasing limited edition art prints through Creative Future you will get great art, invest in an artist who faces many personal challenges and support our work, enabling us to have a positive impact on more artists for years to come.

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