On my experience as Writer in Residence – A blog by Emma McGordon

Preston Park Recovery Centre is a fantastic and crucial resource for the clients who use it. It has a real community almost family feel  and I’ve always been made very welcome.  Having a room that over-looked ...
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CFWA 2019 Showcase Event

We're super excited to announce this year's CFWA Showcase Event will be at the Southbank Centre as part of London Literature Festival, on Friday 25 October, 7pm. Hear lesser-told stories from writers selected for the Creative ...
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Creative Future Artists Open Houses exhibition

The launch of ‘thirteen’ at Artists Open Houses

We teamed up with Barker and Stonehouse to exhibit work by thirteen of our regional artists inside their Hove store as part of Brighton's Artists Open Houses. The free festival is perfect for art lovers with ...
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Barker and Stonehouse hosts a Creative Future art exhibition

Independent furniture retailer, Barker and Stonehouse, has partnered with Brighton based arts charity, Creative Future, to host an exhibition in its Hove store, as part of Artists Open Houses. Launching on Saturday 4 May, the exhibition ...
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‘thirteen’ launches in Brighton’s Artists Open Houses

We are thrilled to launch thirteen our latest exhibition, part of Artists Open Houses 2019 in Brighton & Hove. thirteen features an eclectic mix of artwork from thirteen regional artists, ranging from abstract to figurative to ...
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Announcing our 2019 Writer In Residence: Emma McGordon

We're pleased to announce our 2019 CFWA Writer In Residence is Emma McGordon. Emma McGordon is an award-winning writer and performer published by Tall Lighthouse, Penned In The Margins, Handstand and Blacksuede Boot. She is the ...
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How peer coaching can support your artistic practice

How peer coaching can help with your artistic practice

Are you a writer or an artist that sometimes struggles with self-belief? As in, “I love creating artwork/stories/paintings/photographs/novels but are they any good?” Or maybe you have a million ideas and you can’t decide which one ...
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CFLA Showcase 2018

CFWA 2019 writing competition open for entries

Annual Creative Future Writers’ Awards 2019 opens for entries from under-represented writers The UK’s only national competition for all under-represented writers opens today (11th February) featuring over £10,000 in cash and writer development prizes. And this ...
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Creative Future Writers Award

What’s In A Name: Why We’re Changing The Name of our Award for Writers

Given that we're about to launch our award for writers, it feels apt to use the words of Shakespeare to ask; “What’s in a name?” Well, actually, a huge amount. The famous line implies that names ...
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CFWA Writer in Residence Scheme Now Open for Applications

The Creative Future Writers’ Award (CFWA), New Writing South (NWS) and Preston Park Recovery Centre (PPRC) are offering a unique development opportunity for a talented, emerging under-represented writer who is interested in working with vulnerable adults ...
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Free ways you can donate to Creative Future through your online shopping

Did you know there are a number of ways you can donate to Creative Future through your online shopping, at zero cost to you? AmazonSmile You can support Creative Future every time you shop online at ...
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Spotlight Books

Creative Future, Myriad Editions and New Writing South are looking for the best unpublished poets and fiction writers from under-represented backgrounds—those who face barriers due to mental health, disability, identity or social circumstance. Six writers will ...
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