Tagged with Creative Writing

Funding: Literature Works Annual Fund 2019

Funding: Literature Works Annual Fund 2019

Literature Works’ Annual Fund is open for applications for 2019. Key dates are: Round 1: 18th January – 1st May 2019, decisions by Friday 17th May 2019 Round 2: 21st July – 2nd December 2019, decisions by Friday 20th December 2019 The Annual Fund widens access to literature and creative writing, particularly amongst people in … Continue reading

Networking: Creative Bridges International – Work & Research with Words for Wellbeing

Creative Bridges International brings together varied experiences of researchers, practitioners and participants to explore Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) and words for wellbeing. Early Bird ticket deadline extended until end of March. Creative Bridges International brings together the varied experiences of researchers, practitioners and participants to explore Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) and words for … Continue reading

Congratulations to Meg Lintern and Helena Baxendale

The Young Walter Scott Prize is a creative writing prize specifically for young budding historical fiction writers. Entrants who are interested in history and writing are aged between 11 and 19. Congratulations to Wiltshire based Meg Lintern and Helena Baxendale who were among ten highly commended entrants in the 2018 Young Walter Scott Prize awards. … Continue reading

Training: Practitioner Certificate Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) for Therapists

The Metanoia Institute is offering a new Practitioner Certificate through a course that looks at applications and ways of working with writing and creativity, and how these might contribute to therapists’ existing practice, or in their own creative and reflective process and self-care. Starts 15 March 2019 Visit their website to find out more: http://www.metanoia.ac.uk/programmes/special-interest/practitioner-certificate-creative-writing-for-therapeutic-purposes-cwtp-for-therapists/ Source … Continue reading

Opportunity: Writer in Residence for Dorset Libraries, The Arts Development Company

Dorset Library Service, in partnership with The Arts Development Company is delivering a new programme of arts development in two Dorset libraries.  The programme is called Libraries as Cultural Hubs and has received funding from Arts Council England and The National Lottery. We are seeking experienced and socially engaged professional writers who can offer exciting and … Continue reading

Funding:  Literature Works Annual Fund 2018

Funding: Literature Works Annual Fund 2018

Literature Works are pleased to announce that their Annual Fund is open for applications for 2018. The health and social benefits of engaging with reading and creative writing are proven. For some, access to literature is obvious and easy; for others the benefit remains harder to reach, behind barriers of low income, language, location and social … Continue reading