Mon 2 May 2016
Archive
Archive
You are here: Home > Archive > TWC E-bulletin 34
Website | Unsubscribe 16 January 2012

Welcome to The Writer's Compass E-bulletin #34. The next bulletin will be published 25/01/12, anything sent to w.brown@nawe.co.uk by 23/01/12 will be considered.

Feature
For more NAWE news and updates from around the writing world you can find us on Facebook and Twitter

Jobs
Call for Papers: The Literature of Remembering: tracing the limits of memoir
Deadline: 30/05/2016 - International
This call for papers urges scholars from around the globe to find and describe the practice of writing and reading memoir within their own borders as a cultural phenomenon
Pastoral Care Officer
Deadline: 30/04/2016 - East Midlands
Mouthy Poets is a young and growing organisation, which, up until this point, has been fuelled by the passion of a small and largely voluntary team
Lecturer in Creative Writing (with a specialism in poetry)
Deadline: 08/05/2016 - Wales
The School of English, Communication & Philosophy at Cardiff University wishes to appoint a Lecturer with a strong teaching and research record in Creative Writing (with poetry as primary specialism)
Playwright
Deadline: 16/05/2016 - London
Sheer Drop are looking for a playwright to collaborate with to create a brand new site-specific theatre piece, in two halves, for performance in August 2016
Freelance Evaluator
Deadline: 13/05/2016 - East Midlands
UK Young Artists would like to appoint an individual or an organisation to undertake the evaluation of our National Festival, which will take place in Derby in November 2016
Reader Leader, The Reader
Deadline: 06/05/2016 - East England
The individual will be required to set up, establish and facilitate weekly shared reading groups in order to promote reading, well-being and good mental health
Office Manager
Deadline: 02/05/2016 - East Midlands
Mouthy Poets is a young and growing organisation, which, up until this point, has been fuelled by the passion of a small and largely voluntary team
Editor (Digital)
Deadline: 27/03/2016 - London
Attracting over 25 million visits a year, Southbank Centre passionately believes the arts have the power to transform lives
Lecturer in Cultural and Creative Industries
Deadline: 28/04/2016 - Yorkshire
The University of Leeds is shaped by its values of academic excellence, community, professionalism, integrity and inclusivenes
Director
Deadline: 14/05/2016 - London
Free Word are looking for a Director with creative vision and passion who will further our belief that words change lives
Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing
Deadline: 18/05/2016 - London
Middlesex University is a university in Hendon, north west London, England
Arts Award Gold, NAWE Young Writers' Hub
Deadline: 01/05/2016 - London
Aged between 18 and 25? Interested in ending up with a portfolio that shows off your creativity and gives you a recognised national qualification or award to put on your CV?
Children’s Marketing Manager
Deadline: 25/04/2016 - London
We are looking for an experienced Marketing Manager to join the Penguin Random House Children’s Marketing team
Banff Fellowship Residency for Scottish Artists
Deadline: 06/07/2016 - International
This residency program is for up to four Scottish artists in any discipline (including but not limited to visual and performing arts, music, photography, film, new media and writing)
Operations Assistant
Deadline: 13/05/2016 - London
We are looking for a highly motivated, organised and enthusiastic Operations Assistant who is committed to First Story’s vision
Head of Development (maternity cover)
Deadline: 13/05/2016 - London
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Head of Development (maternity cover) who is committed to First Story’s vision and equipped to drive our fundraising forward
Head of Operations
Deadline: 06/05/2016 - London
We are looking for an experienced and skilled Head of Operations who is committed to First Story’s vision
Lecturer (Creative Writing)
Deadline: 25/04/2016 - North West England
MMU is an ambitious University which aims to be in the top 50 by 2020 for both teaching and research
Schools and Partnerships Officer
Deadline: 09/05/2016 - London
Beyond the classroom is a youth run and led education social enterprise. We deliver innovative life-skills programmes to young people, with an emphasis on the performing arts, youth leadership and peer-mentoring
Programmes and Operations Coordinator (part time)
Deadline: 09/05/2016 - London
This position is ideal for an individual seeking to develop their career within the social enterprise / education sectors

Competitions/Submissions
Blankpages - Call for Submissions
Deadline: 27/01/2012 - UK
An online magazine dedicated to giving a high quality platform to share your work
NAWE Conference 2016 - Call for Proposals
Deadline: 22/05/2016 - UK
The NAWE Conference invites writers and teachers to share their various approaches to writing and to the teaching and researching of creative writing at all levels
Creativate National Writing Competition 2016
Deadline: 30/04/2016 - UK
UK Creative Arts is delighted to announce the creation of a new competition for budding UK writers
'Filigree' - a new anthology of contemporary Black British Poetry
Deadline: 30/04/2016 - International
Internationally renowned and award winning poet, Nii Ayikwei Parkes is editing a new collection of contemporary Black British poetry. The theme for this exciting new anthology is ‘Filigree’
Spark for writers Mini-Mentorship
Deadline: 30/05/2016 - UK
This is an amazing opportunity to kick-start your writing with one-to-one support from an experienced mentor
The Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2016
Deadline: 15/07/2016 - International
Wasafiri is Britain’s premier magazine for international contemporary writing. Submissions are welcome in three categories: Poetry, Fiction and Life Writing
The Novella Award 2016 - Final Call
Deadline: 29/04/2016 - UK
Manchester Metropolitan University is pleased to announce the opening of the third annual Novella Awards
Black Wolf Edition & Publishing Ltd.
Deadline: 01/06/2016 - Scotland
Black Wolf Edition and Publishing Ltd. is accepting submissions of fiction/non-fiction manuscripts to be published
Myths of the Near Future 8: All Hail The New Puritans
Deadline: 01/07/2016 - UK
This Summer Myths of the Near Future is calling all young writers, aged 16-25, to submit fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and essays
Foyle Young Poets Award 2016
Deadline: 31/07/2016 - UK
The biggest competition for writers aged 11-17, winners receive fantastic prizes and support for their writing
La Musa Sulla Nuvola - The Muse On The Cloud
Deadline: 30/06/2016 - Europe
We are a newly launched multilingual publishing platform based in Venice and our goal is to collect and share valuable literary manuscripts from unpublished or emerging authors
Avis
Deadline: 23/05/2016 - UK
For our third issue, we want our submissions to focus on ‘Influence’. This issue will be released late-Summer
The Walter Swan Trust Poetry Prize
Deadline: 29/07/2016 - UK
Ilkley Literature Festival are delighted to announce that our poetry competition is now the Walter Swan Trust Poetry Prize
Call for papers for Pedagogical conference and XII EACWP Symposium Turin 2016
Deadline: 20/06/2016 - Europe
Scuola Holden in co-operation with European Association of Creative Writing Programs (EACWP) will organize The International Conference on Creative Writing and Storytelling
Dylan’s Great Poem
Deadline: 05/05/2016 - International
Dylan’s Great Poem invites everyone aged between 7 and 25 years old, living anywhere in the world, to submit up to four lines of poetry written in English or Welsh
Mslexia Poetry Competition 2016
Deadline: 13/06/2016 - UK
With springtime comes the launch of our our annual Women’s Poetry Competition!
Mslexia Women’s Pamphlet Competition 2016
Deadline: 13/06/2016 - UK
Separate from our competition for single poems, our annual pamphlet competition accepts completed collections that are 20-24 pages long, and include 18-20 poems. The rest is up to the writer!
The London Magazine's Poetry Prize 2016
Deadline: 30/06/2016 - International
The London Magazine's annual poetry competition looks for new poets whose work is adventurous, innovative and surprising in both form and content
Ilkley Literature Festival Fringe
Deadline: 13/05/2016 - Yorkshire
Groups or individuals from, or with strong links to, the Yorkshire Region are invited to submit an application to present a Fringe Event at the Festival in 2016
The Commonword Children’s Diversity Writing Prize
Deadline: 06/06/2016 - UK
The Commonword Children’s Diversity Writing Prize welcomes submissions from unpublished children’s authors whose writing embraces ethnic diversity either through their own ethnicity and culture and/or in their writing

Funding
New Writers Awards 2016
Deadline: July 6th
The New Writers Awards are managed by Scottish Book Trust in association with Creative Scotland and each year they provide 10 unpublished writers with financial support to enable them to concentrate on developing their work
Words in the City Micro-Commissions
Deadline: April 15th
Bradford Literature Festival offering 3 awards of up to £500 to support poets and artists to create new work that can be shared or performed at Words in the City 2016
The Julia Darling Travel Fellowship
Deadline: March 31st
NeThe fellowship can be used to fund travel and accommodation in the UK and internationally
Sky Academy Arts Scholarships
Deadline: March 10th 2016
Sky Academy Arts Scholarships, run in partnership with Hiive, provide financial support and mentoring for five talented young artists aged 18-30 from across the UK and Ireland
The RSL Brookleaze Grants
Deadline: April 11th
We are now accepting applications for the spring 2016 round of RSL Brookleaze Grants
Theatre Exterior
Deadline: February 29th
Chorlton Arts Festival have up to £500 available to commission separate organisations/artists/collectives to create new theatre
PhD Studentship
Deadline: 22nd January 2016
Keele University is pleased to announce an opportunity for an excellent student to join our vibrant PGR community starting February 2016
Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers' Award
Deadline: January 31 2016
An award of £10,000 will be presented to a first-time writer whose submission demonstrates literary talent and who needs financial support to complete their work
Unlimited
Deadline: February 28th
£1.8 million will support the development of a range of new work by Deaf and disabled artists
Sustained Theatre fund
Deadline: June 9th
This £2 million fund will offer support to the development of Black and minority ethnic theatre makers across the wider theatre sector in England
Change Makers
Deadline: June 23rd
£2.6 million to help address the lack of diversity in arts leadership. It will fund long-term relationships between National Portfolio Organisations and aspiring arts leaders from the Black and minority ethnic and D/deaf and disabled communities
Elevate
Deadline: January 28th
A £2.1 million fund created to develop the strength, management and governance of diverse-led organisations outside the Arts Council’s National Portfolio
Society of Author's Grants for Writers in Need
Deadline: Rolling
Grants for Writers in Need The Society's charitable trusts award occasional grants to authors who find themselves in financial difficulty
The Nurturing Talent Fund: Time to Shine
Deadline: December 18th
Anyone aged 14-20, living in Scotland. Individuals can apply for up to £200 in funding while groups of two or more people can apply for up to £750
PEN Translates
Deadline: December 7th
PEN Translates was launched in 2012, with support from Arts Council England, to encourage UK publishers to acquire more books from other languages
Scottish Enterprise Collaberation Prize
Deadline: December 17th Deadline
Win £10,000 to set up a consortium co-operative with like-minded businesses in the creative industries
Cockayne - Grants for the Arts
Deadline: January 7th
Grants are focused on arts projects in London that provide opportunities to artists from diverse cultures for the creation, development, performance, or exhibition in the performing, literary, or visual arts
Fully Funded Creative Writing Scholarship
Deadline: February 15th 2016
A fully funded scholarship opportunity for a budding writer to hone their skills has been created at Birkbeck, University of London
To The Stage
Deadline: December 18th
Your proposed piece must be able to be performed in our Chambers studio space and it can be no longer than one hour in length
BBC: The Space
Deadline: December 15th
From 20th October until 15 December, you can apply to have your work commissioned by The Space

Events
Write a Novel In 60 Minutes
Region: South East England
Let’s skip the part where you spend years working on your masterpiece. We can help you do it in an hour
Creative Social Media-ing For Your Amazing Small Business One Day Intensive
Region: South East England
This one-day intensive workshop will help you help your business to get the most out of social media, while respecting the time and financial constraints you're under
Reading the Writer and Writing the Reader: a discussion
Region: North West England
Join us for a free discussion event to mark the end of a year’s collaboration between the Anthony Burgess Foundation and PN Review, whose inside back cover has been featuring key material from the Burgess archive
Worthing Writers Reteat
Region: South East England
Time to stop faffing about and start writing. Spend the day in a room with a bunch of writers, limitless caffeine and no internet
Worthing WOW Writers Retreat
Region: South East England
In May, our usual monthly retreat is super excited to be part of Worthing World of Words Festival
Tobias Wolff Masterclass
Region: London
In an exclusive evening masterclass, Wolff will share his insights on the short story form and read from his work
Funding, Grants, and Developing Your Writing Career
Region: London
Join Spread the Word and guests for this free event. This is the first of a series of talks and networking sessions that will boost your development as a writer as well as giving you some vital career advice
Training for Applied Arts Practitioners & Teachers
Region: London
Rewrite has developed a CPD programme specifically for EAL co-ordinators and Applied Theatre practitioners over the last two years
Writing for Wellbeing - Voluntary Arts Week
Region: South East England
Inspiring activities, creative exploration, and a lot of fun encouraging you to use your imagination to use the power of words for wellbeing
FantasyCon 2016
Region: Yorkshire
Fantasycon is the annual convention of the British Fantasy Society and an essential annual destination for readers, writers, artists, editors, and publishers of all things fantastical. Celebrating the fantastic, the horrific and the awe inspiring in literature, image and film
Pen Power: Words to Promote Wellbeing
Region: North East England
Facilitated by poet Natalie Scott, this workshop will guide you through a range of activities designed to get you writing creatively and expressively
That Killer First Page - Submitting to Competitions and Journals
Region: North East England
You’ll find out what competition judges and journal editors look for in a short story and how to avoid the rejection pile
Brighten your morning with words!
Region: London
Between 17 May & 9 June, Write & Shine is running a four-week self-guided online writing course on the theme of 'Light
How to write a bestseller: A Guardian Masterclass with James Patterson
Region: London
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to receive first-hand advice from the world’s biggest selling thriller writer, whose books include the Alex Cross, Michael Bennett and Private series, among others
Creative Writing Workshop with Charlotte Mendelson
Region: London
An unmissable chance to improve your creative writing skills with Charlotte Mendelson, who was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction
How to find a literary agent with Juliet Mushens
Region: London
An unmissable masterclass with leading literary agent Juliet Mushens, including guest sessions from novelists Peter Newman and Ross Armstrong
Feature writing and digital storytelling with Jon Henley
Region: London
Senior Guardian feature writer Jon Henley reveals how to make the most of digital journalist
London LitLab: Beginning to write
Region: London
Have you promised yourself that you’ll start writing this year? Or do you have a few short stories that need attention, or a novel that needs knocking into shape? It’s not too late
Experiencing Kindness : An unexplored topic in Ceative Writing
Region: Yorkshire
Lapidus workshop to inspire us to explore & develop our writing and our creativity
WriteClub
Region: South West England
A new monthly club for writers in Bristol. Led by Alison Powell and Emily Koch, WriteClub offers activities to get creative juices flowing, plus timed writing and reading opportunities

Subscriber Information

The Writer's Compass is the name for NAWE's information and advice services for writers generally, not just those working in education.

The E-bulletin is sent to all NAWE members, highlighting new additions to the website listings, which are openly accessible. Some areas of the site (and other benefits) are however restricted to certain membership levels. For more information, see our Membership page.


National Association of Writers in Education   © 2010 All rights reserved