How peer coaching can support your artistic practice

Feb 21 2019

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

Feb 11 2019

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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Jan 30 2019

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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Jan 23 2019

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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Jan 9 2019

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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Nov 22 2018

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Creative Future, Myriad Editions and New Writing South are looking for the best unpublished poets and fiction writers from under-represented backgrounds—those who face barriers due to mental health, disability, identity or social circumstance.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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Nov 18 2018

Real Faces of Ethical Art

This Christmas, we're on a mission to challenge views of local art by selling ethical prints that depict “the real” Brighton and Hove. Created by some the UK’s most engaging artists and sold from our Online ...
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Nov 5 2018

2018 Winners Announced at Showcase!

Our sell-out Showcase at Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival on 26 October was bursting at the seams with talent. Spearheaded by our incredible host, Lemn Sissay, and guest writer, the awesome Kerry Hudson, it was an ...
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Oct 24 2018

Artist Interview: Pat Gregson

Artist Name: Pat Gregson   Pat Gregson's bright digital collages feature heavily across our Online Shop, and it is easy to see why. Her beautiful digital assemblies often feature seemingly innocuous natural subjects, such as birds, ...
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Ria’s Painting: ‘Caged’ by Creative Future Online Shop artist Kim Noble

Oct 17 2018

Without Art: A Blog for International Artists Day

October 25 is International Artists Day, and the perfect opportunity to celebrate the creative world we live in, and to ask ourselves where we might be without art? For Creative Future, artists represent a way to ...
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Oct 2 2018

QnA with CFLA13 winner Jarred McGinnis

We're delighted to report that CFLA13 winner Jarred McGinnis celebrates inclusion in a major short story anthology this autumn, alongside literary giants including Lionel Shriver, Will Self and Ben Okri. He agreed to let us pick ...
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Yvonne J Foster

Sep 26 2018

‘The Artist and the Little Men’ by Yvonne J Foster

  Once upon a time there was a poor artist who lived on her own. She had nothing left but the supplies to make one picture. “I will sketch the outlines of this last picture. Then I will ...
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