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Young Inscribe
YOUNG INSCRIBE is a programme of INSCRIBE, housed by Peepal Tree Press, is a project aiming to use current resources and develop new ones, to assist Yorkshire’s Black & Asian writers in advancing their creative and professional development.
Project History:

Supporting writers of African and Asian descent

The INSCRIBE ORIGINALS are a select group who benefitted from our mentoring scheme. General advice & information is also available to any Black & Asian writer.



Is our specific programme working with a selected group of committed writers, aged 18-30, who really want to develop their craft and take their writing further. YOUNG INSCRIBE welcomes writers and performers of poetry, fiction & non-fiction.  Our on-line support, workshops, and quarterly masterclasses, cover a range of topics to enhance your creative and professional development.



  • Preparing work for submission to publications (magazines, journals, or books)
  • Performance skills – delivering your work
  • Self-promotion - preparing your work, presenting yourself
  • Careers and opportunities in literature
  • Taking your poetry from the stage to the page.
  • Crafting good fiction

Each year we aim to offer a no-cost/lo-cost week-long residential workshop tutored by professional writers.
If this sounds like something for you, get in touch to find out how you can become part of the YOUNG INSCRIBE programme.
YOUNG INSCRIBE is also an Arts Award Welcome © organisation*

*The Arts Award is a national qualification which recognises how young people develop as artists and arts leaders. The award is a personal learning programme which develops and assesses both arts-related and transferable skills, such as creativity, communication, planning and teamwork.
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Project Quote:
“I really enjoyed…took me to a new level with my writing.” “…a total revelation. Thank you “ “…I was able to get some insight into what my contemporaries are doing with their writing…” “The workshops have definitely been life-changing…I have set goals to work towards, and made great links in the literary circle.” “…a great opportunity to be around so many like-minded young writers and to have tutors who really cared.”
Writers Involved:
Cynthia Bernard, Sai Bibi, Onyi Ekebuisi, Samatar Elmi, Rachelle Hull, Adam Lowe, and Zodwa Ngoni
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