How Moth the Night Is: a film for Third Thursdays
Our 2022 Writers' Award competition opens
Are you an underrepresented writer with a great idea for a short story or poem on the theme of How It Started? Our FREE to enter competition is open until 22 May 2022. Submit poetry or short fiction.
IMPART writers announced
We are thrilled to announce the six writers selected for our IMPART project–a year-long training, development, mentoring, and workshop programme for Black, Asian and ethnically diverse writers with mental health issues.
Announcing the ten writers selected for Next Up 2022
Next Up provides a year-long programme of support, development, and mentoring for ten unpublished past winners/shortlisted writers of the Creative Future Writers’ Award.
We make 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.