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Senior Lecturer in Creative and Professional Writing
Deadline: 11/08/2016 - South West England
The University of the West of England are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Creative and Professional Writing
Digital Communications Officer
Deadline: 26/02/2017 - Scotland
Creative Carbon Scotland seeks a Digital Communications Officer to contribute to the transition to a more sustainable Scotland by connecting culture and climate change
Digital Poetry Residency
Deadline: 03/03/2017 - UK, in collaboration with The Poetry School, want to identify a poet for a six-week digital residency with the 1215
Paid Internship
Deadline: 06/03/2017 - London
Do you have an interest in poetry and translation? Are you looking to start your career in the arts? The Poetry Translation Centre's one day a week paid internship could be right for you
Literature Internship
Deadline: 26/02/2017 - London
The Literature team in the UK work with British Council offices in more than 100 countries around the world to create programmes that help to build those important connections and increase mutual knowledge and understanding
Office Intern
Deadline: 03/03/2017 - North West England
Your main duties will include supporting the Administration and Volunteering teams in the run up to MIF 2017 as well as the wider Festival team
Senior Research Associate, Participatory Arts and DIY Culture Project
Deadline: 13/03/2017 - East England
Participatory Arts and DIY Culture is a 12-month project funded under the AHRC’s Connected Communities Programm
Administrative Assistant
Deadline: 21/02/2017 - London
English PEN is the founding centre of an international writers’ association, working to promote the freedom to write and the freedom to read in the UK and around the world
Publicity Team Member
Deadline: 24/02/2017 - East England
Norfolk & Norwich Festival are looking for arts enthusiasts to help us make a noise about the Festival. When it comes to creating excitement about Norfolk & Norwich Festival
Lecturer in Professional Writing & Publishing
Deadline: 17/02/2017 - International
Curtin is a leading Australian university with campuses in Australia & South-East Asia offering undergraduate, postgraduate & research opportunities
Writers in Residence 2018
Deadline: 31/05/2017 - Wales
Now seeking applicants for its seventh year, Gladstone’s Library’s competitive Writer in Residence programme provides space and resources for four writers whose work engages with liberal values
Lecturer in Fashion Promotion/Creative Writing
Deadline: 27/02/2017 - Yorkshire
At a time of exciting developments at the University of Huddersfield, a highly creative and enthusiastic individual is required for the post of Lecturer in Fashion Promotion/Creative Writing
Senior Lecturer/Course Coordinator in Writing & Publishing
Deadline: 01/03/2017 - South West England
For more than a hundred years, Falmouth University have been on a journey from School of Art to a modern creative innovation hub
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, in Creative Writing
Deadline: 06/03/2017 - London
The University of Roehampton are looking for suitably qualified candidates with research interests and teaching experience in Creative Writing
Lecturer in Creative Writing
Deadline: 02/03/2017 - West Midlands
The University of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Creative Writing with effect from 1st September 2017
Professor of Cultural and Creative Industries
Deadline: 05/03/2017 - South West England
Bath Spa University has a clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise
Administration Assistant
Deadline: 02/03/2017 - North East England
New Writing North are looking for a numerate, motivated and reliable person with great attention to detail and strong communication skills to work across our busy office
Festivals & Events Internship
Deadline: 24/02/2017 - North East England
A new ten-month long internship with New Writing North to support festival and events delivery including Durham Book Festival in October
Board Members/Trustees
Deadline: 24/02/2017 - North East England
New Writing North's trustees share a passion for the written word and for supporting participation through cultural engagement
Writer in Residence
Deadline: 05/02/2017 - North East England
South Tyneside Council and The Customs House are seeking a Writer in Residence for The Word, National Centre for the Written Word

Blankpages - Call for Submissions
Deadline: 27/01/2012 - UK
An online magazine dedicated to giving a high quality platform to share your work
Paper Nations
Deadline: 01/03/2017 - South West England
Paper Nations is currently looking for writers to run creative writing workshops across a range of schools we are working with in the South West
INLAND: #2 Neither
Deadline: 03/03/2017 - UK
INLAND #2 is now open for visual and written submissions. INLAND is a portable exhibition in zine form
New Voices Competition
Deadline: 01/06/2017 - London
Londnr Magazine in association with Spread the Word presents an exciting new competition for writers in London
The BAME Short Story Prize
Deadline: 02/04/2017 - UK
The Guardian and 4th Estate are proud to present the BAME Short Story Prize, a competition open to Black, Asian, minority ethnic writers living in the UK and Ireland who are 18 and above
Butcher's Dog Issue 9 - Guest Edited by Edward Doegar.
Deadline: 28/02/2017 - UK
We welcome submissions from writers currently living in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, particularly those with a connection to Northern England. There is no set theme, we just want you to send us your best work
2017 Bristol Short Story Prize
Deadline: 03/05/2017 - South West England
The 2017 Bristol Short Story Prize is open for entries. The competition is open to all writers around the world whether published or unpublished, UK or non-UK based
Flarestack Poets
Deadline: 31/03/2017 - UK
Flarestack Poets is open to submissions from 1st January to 31st March 2017
Ledbury Poetry Festival Poetry Competition 2017
Deadline: 13/07/2017 - UK
Ledbury Poetry Festival 2017 Poetry Competition is now open for entries, with a great first prize of £1000 cash and a residential course at Ty Newydd, The National Writers’ Centre for Wales.
The White Review Short Story Prize 2017
Deadline: 01/03/2017 - International
The White Review Short Story Prize is an annual short story competition for emerging writers
Mslexia Women’s Short Fiction Competition 2017 – Short Story
Deadline: 20/03/2017 - UK
Our Women’s Short Story Competition is back for its ninth year and it’s just as fabulous as always
Deadline: 16/02/2017 - International
Meniscus is an online, free access literary journal published by the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP)
The Orwell Society Dystopian Fiction Prize 2016/17
Deadline: 17/02/2017 - UK
To celebrate George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, Nineteen Eighty-Four, the Orwell Society is organising a competition for students (both BA and MA) at British universities
The BBC Young Writers' Award 2017
Deadline: 21/04/2017 - UK
The BBC Young Writers' Award 2017 is open for submissions! Judges Alice Levine, Holly Bourne and Nikesh Shukla want your short stories
Mistake House
Deadline: 05/03/2017 - International
Mistake House welcomes graduate and undergraduate writers from around the world, including work by previously unpublished writers.
UnderBridge Poetry
Deadline: 01/03/2017 - International
We are a newborn, upcoming publication affiliated with the University of Glasgow looking to publish the best in poetry and prose from established and emerging writers alike
Deadline: 20/02/2017 - London
Theatre Absolute will be commissioning writers over the next two years to create work that tells both national and international stories within the landscape of our ongoing 21st century European and global experience
Purple Reign: An interdisciplinary conference on the life and legacy of Prince
Deadline: 31/01/2017 - North West England
A two-day international conference hosted by The School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK and the Department of Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University, USA
Cornish Short Stories: A Collection of Contemporary Cornish Writing
Deadline: 07/07/2017 - South West England
We are pleased to announce open submissions for a new collection of short stories by writers living in Cornwall, to be edited by Emma Timpany and Felicity Notley
BAME Short Story Prize
Deadline: 02/04/2017 - UK
The Guardian and 4th Estate are proud to present the BAME Short Story Prize, a competition open to Black, Asian, minority ethnic writers living in the UK and Ireland who are 18 and above

The Julia Darling Travel Fellowship 2017
Deadline: March 31st
The Julia Darling Travel Fellowship supports a creative writer or writers for a period of travel and exists to remember the late writer Julia Darling
New Writing South TLC Free Reads
Deadline: January 27th
New Writing South works with TLC by offering a small number of Arts Council-funded Free Reads for talented, low income authors in the south east
The 2017 £10 000 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize
Deadline: January 23rd
The Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize is an annual award for adventure writing
Jerwood Creative Fellowships
Deadline: January 2nd
Thanks to the generosity of the Jerwood Charitable Foundation, Manchester International Festival are now offering six Greater Manchester-based creatives the chance to win a special MIF17 Fellowship that does exactly that
The Charles Pick Writing Fellowship
Deadline: February 28th 2017
The fellowship will give support to the work of a new and, as yet, unpublished writers of fictional or non-fictional prose
Deadline: Friday 18th November
‘#goseeshare’ has been set up by the HYAH as a way to enable young people from across the Highlands to experience creative activity
Playwright's Studio Scotland Writers Projects
Deadline: Friday 18th November
Writers Projects are an opportunity for experienced mid-career or established playwrights to develop their work in a way that suits their creative process
Community Arts Commissions
Deadline: December 9th
Peterborough Presents… is a consortium of local artists, arts organisations and communities working together to create great art in our city
Writer's Centre Norwich - Free Reads
Deadline: December 5th 2016
TLC Free Reads is an Arts Council-funded bursary scheme designed for high quality writers living in the East of England who are finding that financial barriers are stunting their progress
Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowships
Deadline: November 7th
The Jerwood Compton Fellowships support individual artists whose practice encompasses poetry in the broadest cultural sense
The RSL Brookleaze Grants
Deadline: November 7th
We are now open for our autumn round of grant applications. £5000 is available annually for writers in need of financial support to see a project to completion
The Northern Rock Foundation Talent Fund
Deadline: October 24th
The Northern Rock Foundation Talent fund is a funding programme run by New Writing North targeting young people aged 15-25 who live in Newcastle upon Tyne (and who have lived there for at least 3 years)
TLC Free Reads - Literature Works
Deadline: September 30th
If you're a writer living in the South West of England but are finding it financially difficult to progress further then TLC Free Reads could be for you
Spread The Word TLC Free Reads 2016-17
Deadline: November 17th 2016
Free Reads gives high quality aspiring authors, who under normal circumstances may not be able to afford it, access to The Literary Consultancy’s professional editorial reading service
NESTA Matched Crowdfunding
Deadline: TBA
As crowdfunding in the UK continues to grow, it is also becoming an increasingly important source of finance for arts and heritage projects
Feeney Fellowships 2016
Deadline: September 30th
Feeney Trustees offer annually two Feeney Fellowships of up to £3000 to provide opportunities for Birmingham-based arts practitioners to broaden their expertise and develop their careers
Internship Funding
Deadline: September 26th
As part of the Creative Employment Programme, the Westway Trust can provide between £2,500 and £4,475 in funding to organisations to employ a paid Intern to work within the creative industries
TLC Free Reads - London
Deadline: October 17th
Spread the Word is proud to be TLC’s London regional partner once again and to select London-based writers for Free Editorial Reads
Cooperation Projects
Deadline: October 5th
This funding opportunity supports the delivery of cultural and creative transnational cooperation projects across any art form for a maximum duration of four years
Arts Council England: Business Support
Deadline: August 18th
The Business Support programme focuses on both delivery and increasing knowledge and understanding of business support within the cultural creative sector at a strategic level

Scriptwriting with Simon Vinnicombe
Region: London
An introduction to dramatic action, scene writing and structure with Simon Vinnicombe
Word Factory - Meet The Agents
Region: London
Join us on March 4th for a unique Word Factory day of advice and participation with two of London's leading literary agents
EACWP Teachers Training Course
Region: Europe
This three day course, designed by the European Association of Creative Writing Programmes (EACWP), gathers together a selection of our most expert European teachers, who will share their approaches in the teaching of Creative Writing
Byte the Book – How Can you Maximise Revenue from Your Content?
Region: London
What’s the best way to ensure you get the most amount of income from your content and how can you slice up your content in different ways to best serve your readers and increase your audience?
Navigating the Changing Educational Landscape Training
Region: South East England
This workshop aims to support arts and cultural organisations and practitioners to develop and build partnerships with schools
From First Draft to Final Draft
Region: London
Writers & Artists and critically acclaimed novelist and teacher William Ryan have joined forces to present a ten-week course dedicated to helping you transform your first draft into a final draft
Understanding the Mother - Daughter Relationship with Charmaine Pollard
Region: London
Some mothers and daughters have great relationships and have a close bond, whilst others struggle. Why is the mother- daughter dynamic such a complex one?
Writing My Novel: Making Progress with Julia Ibbotson
Region: East Midlands
An interactive, hands-on workshop style course, for creative fiction writing, which provides encouragement and writing practice within a positive, caring atmosphere
Literary Adventure with Lesley Glaister
Region: Europe
TLC will be returning to the idyllic Casa Ana for its popular annual writing retreat in September 2017. This beautiful Spanish home is set within the mesmerizing Alpujarras mountain range in Andalucia
Blocks of Three Workshops from Creative Writes
Region: London
Creative Writes has been providing small, supportive, motivational and tailor-made workshops in Muswell Hill, North London, since 2009. We give you space to write. There is a maximum of ten in each group
Arvon: Writing Theatre for Children and Young Audiences
Region: Yorkshire
We will help you explore a range of styles, approaches and inspirations used to craft work for young audiences, families and teenagers
Arvon: Experimental Fiction 5-day Residential Course
Region: South West England
Through close reading of work by wild, playful and inventive authors, you will be encouraged to experiment with styles and techniques that deviate from conventional forms of prose fiction
Arvon: Short Story - Towards a Collection
Region: Yorkshire
Have you written a number of stories but are now finding they fit different themes, or are written in a variety of styles?
co|Create Radical Landscapes with Camilla Nelson
Region: South West England
Radical Landscapes offers a chance to explore sound, movement, mark- and language-making exercises in the landscape with a view to developing work, or simply to extend your existing practice
Northern Lights Writers Conference 2017
Region: North West England
CIT's writers’ conference returns, (co-promoted with Manchester Literature Festival and The Writers & Artists Yearbook), bringing a mix of author's masterclasses, publishing industry talks and panel discussions
Arvon: Tutored Poetry Retreat with Walking
Region: South West England
During this week of intensive walking, writing and reading poetry we’ll examine how walking can inspire and shape poetic creativity
Poem Factory with Camilla Nelson
Region: South West England
This workshop offers the chance to explore movement and language –making techniques in relation to ideas of work and labour
Region: South West England
The first rule of WriteClub is nobody talks about WriteClub... As you might expect, WriteClub is a space where you can come and WRITE!
Creative Writing Day School - King's Lynn
Region: East England
A day of inspiring exercises to help you create fresh and original flash fiction and poetry
In Step with the Seasons
Region: South East England
Devised and run by experienced facilitators, Marie Larkin and Deborah Sloan, this series of four seasonal workshops aim to help you explore the themes of emergence, change, and potential as experienced through the turn of each season

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