Dec 19 2019

Applications open for our CFWA 2020 Writer in Residence scheme

The Creative Future Writers’ Award, New Writing South and Preston Park Recovery Centre are pleased to offer a unique development opportunity for a talented, emerging/mid-career underrepresented writer who is interested in working with vulnerable adults and/or ...
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Dec 17 2019

Kerry Hudson on why class is an obstacle to participation in the publishing industry

A surge in entries for this year's Creative Future Writers' Award has underscored how many writers see class as an obstacle to participation in the industry. Founded in 2013, the Creative Future Writers' Award (CFWA) is ...
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Dec 2 2019

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 the first-ever London Literature Festival Writers' Day presented in partnership with ...
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Oct 28 2019

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.  When I was first asked to talk at these awards over ...
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Oct 2 2019

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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Sep 1 2019

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

May 21 2019

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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May 3 2019

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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Apr 30 2019

‘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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Mar 25 2019

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

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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