Unique development opportunity for emerging/mid career writer (paid £5000)

The Creative Future Writers’ AwardNew Writing South and Preston Park Recovery Centre are pleased to offer a unique development opportunity for a talented, emerging/mid-career under-represented writer who is interested in working with vulnerable adults and/or in non-traditional spaces.  It offers time and space to write and support to develop your career.

The 2020 Writer In Residence will:

  • Undertake a 10 day on-site residency at Preston Park Recovery Centre, an award-winning mental health recovery day centre in Brighton
  • Produce one reflective blog post and one piece of creative writing in your genre, which will be published in the 2020 CFWA anthology
  • Sit on the Creative Future Writers’ Award judging panel
  • Attend the 2020 showcase event and read your work

They are ideally looking for a candidate who will also lead their CFWA Brighton workshops—24 workshops across three locations. The residency takes place between April-October 2020 and includes an honorarium of £5,000.

This residency is aimed at emerging/mid-career writers with a track record of publication/a professional writing career.


Deadline: 11:59pm Sunday 23rd February 2020

Source: Arts Council England

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