Talawa Theatre Company has always been a home for emerging Black British writers. Their new literary department is now up and running and they are expanding opportunities for writers with a variey of initiatives, including:
- Talawa Writers’ Programme, their flagship scheme for developing new writing talent
- Talawa Firsts, a season of new play readings
- Studio Firsts, development opportunities for emerging artists
Talawa is calling for scripts by new and emerging Black British writers, the next script submission window will be between 31st October and 30th November.
Each script is read by one of their readers and will receive feedback. They aim to respond to you within 3 months.
How to apply: Please send your script along with a short covering letter about you and your work to:
Talawa Theatre Company,
53-55 East Road,
For more information, visit the literary pages of their website
Deadline: 30 November 2014
Source: BBC Writersroom