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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.

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Jobs
Flight 1000
Deadline: 14/11/2014 - London
Flight 1000 is a Paid Associates scheme devised by Spread the Word and funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
Hourly Paid Lecturers
Deadline: 20/11/2014 - London
We are currently recruiting Hourly Paid Lecturers to add to our pool in the Creative Writing Programme at Middlesex University
External Examiner
Deadline: 20/11/2014 - London
The Creative Writing Programme at Middlesex University seeks to appoint a new External Examiner for both the Undergraduate programme and the forthcoming MA
Cultural Programme Manager
Deadline: 14/11/2014 - West Midlands
The University of Birmingham is home to a diverse cultural offer which includes public museums, galleries, archives, libraries and cultural venues
Marketing Assistant Internship
Deadline: 03/11/2014 - London
The Almeida is a subsidised theatre located in North London. It is one of the leading producing theatres in the country
Digital Artist, Artists or Arts Organisation to work with schools
Deadline: 07/11/2014 - East Midlands
D-Lab is a three-year visual arts project from Arts Derbyshire that will bring new digital art to Derbyshire
Research Assistant
Deadline: 05/11/2014 - East Midlands
Nottingham is planning to apply for UNESCO City of Literature accreditation. The bid team will be employing a part-time Research Assistant
Social Enterprise Manager
Deadline: 05/11/2014 - North West England
The Reader Organisation is a charitable social enterprise working to connect people with great literature through shared reading
Editorial and Production Manager
Deadline: 10/11/2014 - North West England
Carcanet enjoys Arts Council support and can range more widely than commercial publishers dare to do
Freelance Marketing Coordinator
Deadline: 03/11/2014 - London
The Ministry of Stories is a creative writing and mentoring centre for young people in east London
Community Engagement Coordinator
Deadline: 15/12/2014 - London
The Ministry of Stories is a creative writing and mentoring centre for young people in east London
Creative Learning Manager
Deadline: 17/11/2014 - London
The Ministry of Stories is a creative writing and mentoring centre for young people in east London
Time & Tide: Invitation to Tender
Deadline: 02/11/2014 - South West England
Katalytik are seeking an established storyteller who is interested in science and in the development of their practice through collaboration and social engagement
Emerging Translator Mentorship Programme 2015
Deadline: 10/11/2014 - UK
We are delighted to announced the fifth BCLT Emerging Translator Mentoring Programme
Youth Theatre Director
Deadline: 28/10/2014 - Yorkshire
As a member of the Engagement and Learning department you will be responsible for directing youth theatre productions and workshop programme of Hull Truck Theatre
Creative Learning Leader
Deadline: 11/11/2014 - South West England
Story Door is a newly established children’s literacy charity based in Exeter
Senior Library Assistant
Deadline: 10/11/2014 - Scotland
The Scottish Poetry Library is a dynamic organisation, a unique national resource and advocate for poetry
Regional Progamme Officer East Midlands
Deadline: 10/11/2014 - East Midlands
We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Regional Programme Officer to act as a champion for First Story and creative writing in the East Midlands
Finance Officer
Deadline: 05/11/2014 - London
Arvon, the UK’s leading creative writing charity, is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Finance Officer to join its National Office team
Education and Heritage Coordinator
Deadline: 20/10/2014 - London
Hoxton Hall is a visionary participatory arts charity looking for an experienced co-ordinator with an education background

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
The TS Eliot Prize Shadowing Scheme 2014
Deadline: 05/11/2014 - UK
The T S Eliot Prize Shadowing Scheme is a great way to introduce secondary school students to the best new contemporary poetry by shadowing the judges of the T S Eliot Prize
WRiTEON First Stage
Deadline: 02/11/2014 - East England
First Stage is our annual series of staged rehearsed readings of new short pieces of drama for two to six actors
National Poetry Competition 2014
Deadline: 31/10/2014 - UK
It’s that time of year again and we're delighted to tell you that the National Poetry Competition 2014 is now open for entries!
Jane Austen’s House Museum Young Writers' Competition 2014/15
Deadline: 19/12/2014 - UK
ane Austen’s House Museum has announced its fifth annual Young Writers’ Competition. The competition is open to all young people resident in the UK who are aged between 11 and 17
War and Peace
Deadline: 06/12/2014 - London
This year, Rewrite is partnering with The Wiener Library for our Annual Creative Writing Competition for young people aged 11-21 living in London
Writing for Liberty - Call for Papers
Deadline: 17/11/2014 - North West England
Writing for Liberty is a two-day conference hosted by the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research at Lancaster University to be held in April 2015
Words and Women's Short Prose Competition
Deadline: 15/11/2014 - East England
Words and Women’s exciting new contemporary writing prize for women in the East of England is open for entries
Bare Fiction Prize 2014
Deadline: 31/10/2014 - UK
Awards for Poetry, Flash Fiction, and Short Story with a total prize fund of £2500
Myths of the Near Future - 'Dystopia'
Deadline: 31/10/2014 - UK
The NAWE Young Writers' Hub journal of new writing by the under 25s is calling for submissions on the theme of 'Dystopia'
Free Reads
Deadline: 30/11/2014 - Yorkshire
Writing Yorkshire is delighted to announce that we will again be offering free feedback on manuscripts this autumn, through our participation in The Literary Consultancy's Free Reads scheme
Neon Seeks Graphic Short Story Submissions
Deadline: 31/12/2014 - UK
Literary magazine Neon is looking to publish some graphic short stories or comics in future issues
2015 Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition
Deadline: 31/03/2015 - Scotland
Author Alexander McCall Smith is the chairman of judges in the 2015 Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition
The Orwell Society Dystopian Fiction Prize
Deadline: 01/12/2014 - UK
To commemorate the 65th anniversary of the publication of George Orwell’s great dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, the Orwell Society is organising a competition for students (both BA and MA) at British universities
BFI Film Academy Residential Programme
Deadline: 01/12/2014 - North East England
Are you aged 16-19? Are you passionate and committed about writing for film?
National Theatre New Views 2014/15
Deadline: 01/07/2015 - UK
New Views is the National Theatre’s annual playwriting programme for 15-19-year-olds
Cuckoo Quarterly - "Voices"
Deadline: 09/11/2014 - UK
Cuckoo welcomes submissions of original creative writing by writers aged 23 or under
Solstice Shorts
Deadline: 31/10/2014 - UK
Stories (not poems, not memoir, not other kinds of non-fiction – just short fiction) on the theme of TIME – in any way that the writers choose to interpret it
The Warwick Prize for Writing 2014
Deadline: 31/03/2015 - International
The Warwick Prize for Writing was launched in 2008 and is an innovative literature prize that involves global competition, and crosses all disciplines. Nominations invited from publishers
TLC Free Reads
Deadline: 31/10/2014 - East England
If you're a serious writer living in the East of England but are finding that financial barriers are stunting your progress then TLC Free Reads is for you

Funding
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
SYMPOETRY: SPL Poetry Symposium Bursaries
Deadline: November 7th
The Scottish Poetry Library are offering a limited number of bursary places for our SYMPOETRY: SPL Poetry Symposium taking place this November
Re:Play Writing / Performance Bursaries
Deadline: November 7th
Re:Play is a new programme for up to five advanced Black, Asian and minority ethnic writer-performers interested in developing, and performing, a one-person show addressing a critical social issues
Literature Wales Writers' Bursaries 2015
Deadline: October 24th
The 2015 Literature Wales Bursaries are available to new and published writers resident in Wales
Nesta Bright Ideas Research Fund
Deadline: Ocotber 24th
Providing small grants to develop interesting research projects and policy proposals in fields that relate to innovation
Writer's Projects
Deadline: November 28th
Part of Playwrights' Studio Scotland's commitment to a flexible, accessible process where the playwright's needs are at the heart of our activity
The Eluned Phillips Centenary Writing Bursary
Deadline: October 22nd
One talented new writer born in or living in Wales will be offered a fully-funded place on Curtis Brown Creative’s next online novel-writing course
IdeasTap Short Film Fund
Deadline: October 27th
We’re looking for strong, original short film scripts that can be made on a budget of £4000
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
Carnegie Library Lab
Deadline: September 30th
Carnegie Library Lab is the Trust’s new programme of work aimed at enhancing innovation and leadership in public libraries
PEN Pr
Deadline: September 19th
Grants are available to assist UK publishers with promoting and marketing books being published for the first time in English translation
PEN Promotes
Deadline: September 19th
Grants are available to assist UK publishers with promoting and marketing books being published for the first time in English translation
Ideas Fund Innovators
Deadline: September 1st
Are you aged 23-30? We’re offering 20 awards of £500 to creative individuals and groups
National Funding Scheme
Deadline: August 31st
The National Funding Scheme runs and administers DONATE; a national donation platform through mobile devices
The RSL Brookleaze Grants
Deadline: October 17th
The Royal Society of Literature are now accepting applications for the next round of their RSL Brookleaze Grants for writers
Get Children Reading
Deadline: August 31st
James Patterson Donates £250,000 to Bookshops in the UK & Ireland Bookshops urged to apply for grants to “Get Children Reading”
Stage One
Deadline: August 20th
The Bursary scheme provides financial and practical assistance to outstanding new commercial theatre producers with a view to furthering their careers
Creative Scotland Regular Funding
Deadline: August 4th
Regular funding seeks to ensure Scotland has a breadth and range of arts and creative organisations
Wakefield Lit Fest Seed Fund 2014
Deadline: May 6th
We're looking for enthusiastic people with great ideas, which celebrate reading, writing and words
The Writers' Village International Novel Award 2014
Deadline: September 30th & December 31st
A £500 cash prize can be won for a debut novel in the Writers' Village International Novel award, closing 30th June

Events
Arvon Lincoln - Poetry
Region: East Midlands
In partnership with Writing East Midlands, Arvon will be bringing the magic of our renowned writing courses to The Collection, Lincoln for three days of poetry writing
Literature Works New Writers Conference
Region: South West England
We’re delighted to announce the programme for the Literature Works New Writers Conference which will take place in Plymouth on Sunday 2nd November
What Do Editors Want? with Farhana Shaikh
Region: East Midlands
A one-off workshop aimed at helping you understand what editors are looking for, the role of an editor in a publishing house and putting editing skills into practice
Creative Writing for Absolute Beginners
Region: London
This intensive Chalk the Sun workshop is designed for absolute beginners and new writers lacking confidence and basic skills
Arts Award Advisers Forum
Region: South East England
The Arts Award Adviser Forum is a resource for those interested in delivering Arts Award in the Brighton and Hove area
How to Write Non Fiction
Region: South East England
Over four weeks you will be given the opportunity to meet like-minded authors, discuss your ideas and written work and the market for non-fiction writing
Theatre Industry Day
Region: South East England
An opportunity for playwrights and theatre makers to meet with key members of the theatre industry, including literary managers, agents, new writing producers, other playwrights and directors
Writing For TV Masterclass with Jenny Lecoat
Region: South East England
An expert led workshop designed to help you develop existing skills and ideas or explore a new form of writing
PROTECT: Young People in the Arts and Cultural Sectors
Region: London
The PROTECT Conference is for those working with children and young people within the arts and cultural sectors and the focus of the day is to give you the information and tools to keep the children and young people you work with safe
Self-Publishing in the Digital Age
Region: London
The essential one-day conference on self-publishing for published and aspiring authors from the Writers' & Artists' Yearbook
Writer's Block Bootcamp
Region: UK
The Writer's Block Bootcamp helps you to tackle all aspects of writer's block and gives you the tools to combat it so you'll never be stuck for words again
TheWriteDay One-Day Writing Retreat
Region: South West England
TheWriteDay is a group of procrastinating writers who are too busy to write every day
Northern Lights Writers' Conference
Region: North West England
CIT and Manchester Literature Festival present the second Northern Lights Writers’ Conference, a one day event for emerging and established writers
Arts Award in Health and Wellbeing Settings
Region: Yorkshire
A free seminar for those working with young people experiencing mental/physical health issues exploring how arts activity can be structured to benefit young people and gain national qualifications
You can’t say that!
Region: London
Are there some words and ideas so abhorrent they should be eliminated from public life? Join our panel to debate offensiveness and free speech
Creative Writing for Well-Being with writer Rebecca Loncraine
Region: Wales
In playful writing exercises we will explore creative writing as a supportive resource for our well-being
Writing All the Gifts with Mike Carey
Region: London
Join the author of the bestselling novelist for a day of making and remaking your own urban fantasy fiction ideas
Poetry, Healing and Voice with Warsan Shire
Region: London
The first Young Poet Laureate for London leads an intimate group to explore the healing power of poetry as well as unlocking the truth and strength of unlocking your own voice
Writing Creative Non-Fiction with Horatio Clare and Laura Barton
Region: Wales
How does one write well about life, whether from memory, sources or observation?
The Getting Published Day 2015
Region: London
With workshops, panel events, Q&As, and editorial feedback sessions

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