Dec 8 2020

Akila Richards reflects on her experience as our 2020 Writer in Residence

My residency at Creative Future was my first. I was very excited and had big plans in how I could include nature, artistic practice and experimentation, and possibly a digital soundscape which I had successfully produced ...
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Nov 30 2020

Ellie McKinlay-Khojinian reflects on her Creative Future Writing Workshops for members of the migrant, asylum-seeking, and refugee community in Norwich

Last week saw the final workshop in a series of six that I had the absolute pleasure of delivering on behalf of Creative Future, for members of the migrant, asylum-seeking, and refugee community in Norwich, Norfolk. ...
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Oct 6 2020

2020 Writers’ Award Digital Showcase

Join us for a celebratory evening in which 12 extraordinary, underrepresented writers emerge into the limelight. Tickets are available now for the Creative Future Writers’ Award Digital Showcase 2020, featuring highlights and readings from the 12 ...
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Jul 28 2020

The winners of our 2020 Writers’ Award competition

Grief, male sexuality, the plight of pets in Covid-stricken Wuhan, and Scottish teenagers’ love lives are amongst the themes of the twelve winning entries of the Creative Future Writers’ Award, announced Tuesday 28 July. Now in ...
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Jul 6 2020

The CFWA 2020 Shortlist

We’re pleased to announce the shortlist of the 2020 Writers’ Award. This year we had 1,400 entries from all over the country—our highest number ever. The judges were incredibly impressed by the standard of work. Thanks ...
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Jun 16 2020

Creative Future joins The Hera Partnership – a new arts & health programme for Brighton & Hove

Brighton & Hove City Council have made a major funding award to a charity partnership that puts the arts at the heart of health. A three-year funding award of nearly £300,000 has been made by the ...
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Apr 20 2020

Online Writers’ Day 2020

The National Centre for Writing and Creative Future present the 2020 Online Writers’ Day: free short talks and Q&A sessions for underrepresented writers.  Find out how to start and advance yourself as a writer and what ...
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Apr 14 2020

Announcing Our 2020 Writer In Residence

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Akila Richards as our 2020 Writer In Residence.  We received a record 54 applications this year of extremely high quality.  We’d like to thank all of those who applied ...
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Feb 18 2020

New Writing South Writers’ Day 2020

Come along to a relaxed, conference-style day of informative industry sessions for emerging writers, hosted by New Writing South. Panel discussions, Q&A sessions and one to ones with writers, agents, publishers and other experts - the ...
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Feb 5 2020

New workshops open for bookings

We have a whole host of brand new workshops in creative writing and visual arts, now open for bookings in 2020. As part of our Creative Future Writers' Award we're running workshops in various locations across ...
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Creative Future Writers' Award writing competition 2020

Jan 14 2020

Creative Future Writers’ Award competition open for entries

The Creative Future Writers' Award FREE to enter annual writing competition opened on Monday 13 January. There are over £12,000 worth of cash and writer development prizes up for grabs. This year’s theme is Tomorrow and, ...
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Jan 5 2020

How peer coaching can help you

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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