This year, New Writing South and The Creative Writing Programme are proud to support Hastings Litfest. This year the festival takes place from 30 August
Whether it’s life drawing hen parties, impromptu street performances, or an artistically overpriced pint, Brighton offers plenty of opportunities to be creative. But despite the
New Writing South, in partnership with Brighton Fringe, is delighted to announce the shortlist for the Best New Play Award 2019. This award is presented
We know that it’s important to our community of writers to have access to industry experts and really good advice. We get approached a lot by writers who have specific questions. How to approach publishers. Whether you should self-publish (and if so, how do you go about that then?). Whether you need an agent, and how to find one that’s right for you. How to get that agent to open your email once you have found them. How to work with young writers. How to create interesting writing projects (and earn money from them). How to promote your own work and build an effective social media presence. Where to get critical feedback on your writing. The list goes on.
New Writing South is delighted to announce that it is one of four UK literature organisations to be awarded a British Council International Development Fund grant for
This month’s key event, The Writers’ Day 2019, is the first of many opportunities for south east writers in this new packed programme of activities.
Are you an emerging writer? Do you need practical, tried and tested advice on the realities of building a writing career?
Would you like to explore new approaches to writing in a safe, supportive and fun environment?
Playwright and community arts practitioner Sara Clifford is the new Writer in Residence leading on an inspiring project to celebrate the South Downs National Park.
Our new Programme Managers Sharon Duggal and Sara Beadle are working on developing a fresh programme of opportunities and activities to empower writers at all stages of their writing lives.
Our Writers’ Day of discussions, workshops, industry insights and networking will take place on Saturday 30 March at The Writers’ Place in Brighton. We invite you to save the date to join us for what we intend to be an inspiring and invigorating day for writers of all backgrounds, setting the tone for the rest of the year’s programme of events and activities.
Keep an eye out for full details and booking information, and in the meantime make sure you put the date in your diary!
LAST CHANCE to apply for a place on Theatre Royal Brighton Young Playwrights 2019. This group offers a great start for any young person (16
Apply by Friday 4 January 2019 for our development programme to learn more about the craft and business of poetry
Users of The Writers’ Place are able to continue to use our china mugs and cups when using the donations-basis tea and coffee making facilities
In an exclusive event for New Writing South, two Caribbean-British word-spinners John Agard and Philip Nanton offer their comic take on contemporary issues
Pier Poets is a new monthly open mic night in Brighton for poets and spoken word artists to showcase their work in a supportive environment.