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Posted: Wed 25 Oct 2023
Paul Munden, former Director of NAWE, is offering a number of creative writing books free of charge to NAWE members. Anyone wishing to obtain any or all of them need only pay for postage and packing. Read more...

Posted: Tue 3 Oct 2023
Volume 10 of Writing In Practice is open for submissions until January 19, 2024 23:59. Read more...

Posted: Tue 12 Sep 2023
After another year of amazing submissions, the host organisations for the 2023-2024 MaxLiteracy Awards are announced: Take A Part, Meadow Arts and Nottingham Contemporary. Read more...

Posted: Tue 4 Jul 2023
NAWE Trustees have been deeply saddened by the death of our fellow Trustee, Sue Dymoke. Sue had only recently joined the Board of NAWE but had been an energetic force for good. Read more...

Posted: Tue 13 Jun 2023
A chance to join fellow NAWE members to share experience of writing in education in all its forms. Read more...

Posted: Tue 6 Jun 2023
Manchester Poetry Library has published a practical guide for festival leaders on how to improve their accessibility practice using Kendal Poetry Festival as a case study. Commissioned by NAWE. Written and developed by Manchester Poetry Library at Manchester Metropolitan University. With support from Kendal Poetry Festival staff and audiences.  Read more...

Posted: Thu 16 Mar 2023
Following on from another very successful NAWE conference, NAWE's Director Seraphima Kennedy is stepping down from her role on 15th March 2023. Read more...

Posted: Wed 12 Oct 2022
NAWE (National Association of Writers in Education) is delighted to be teaming up with Goldsmiths, University of London and Spread the Word to run a networking event for London-based writers involved in creative writing in educational and community settings on Thursday 17 November 2022, 6-8pm, at Goldsmiths, University of London. Read more...

Posted: Fri 13 May 2022
The National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) is delighted to announce the appointment of Bea Colley as its first Participation Producer. Bea will be working with us on a freelance basis, designing a programme of professional development opportunities for creative writing educators across the UK. Read more...

Posted: Wed 24 Nov 2021
National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) to receive £25k from third round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. NAWE among 925 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the Culture Recovery Fund. This award will enable NAWE to create more opportunities for writers and communities. Read more...

Posted: Wed 28 Jul 2021
We are delighted to announce that the next NAWE Conference will take place online from 10 - 12 March 2022. The conference will build on the success of our first online conference in 2021, and will include a mixture of curated panels and talks, as well as submissions from both NAWE members and non-members. We welcome high quality submissions from writers in education in all settings, as well as from arts professionals involved in creative writing pedagogy. Read more...

Posted: Mon 24 May 2021
We are delighted to announce the host venues for the 2021 MaxLiteracy Awards. Funded by the Max Reinhardt Charitable Trust, MaxLiteracy offers funding for museums and galleries in England to support a dedicated programme of creative writing and literacy work within learning settings through the visual arts. The Awards are run in partnership with Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education and the National Association for Writers in Education (NAWE). Read more...

Posted: Tue 6 Apr 2021
NAWE to receive £42k from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. > NAWE is among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund > This award will help us provide more direct support for writers working in education and community settings and develop some exciting new programmes of work.  Read more...

Posted: Tue 9 Mar 2021
We are delighted to announce that York St John University will be sponsoring WHAT NEXT? Writing in Education and Communities in 2021 and Beyond, NAWE’s first ever virtual conference taking place on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 March 2021. Read more...

Posted: Thu 25 Feb 2021
A cracking programme of workshops, talks, panels and readings from writers, teachers, facilitators and researchers contributing from across our membership and the wider sector is lined up for WHAT NEXT? Writing in Education and Communities in 2021 and Beyond. NAWE Virtual Conference 12 & 13 March 2021. Read more...

Posted: Wed 17 Feb 2021
A packed programme of 50+ events including workshops, panels, talks and readings across the themes of teaching creative writing, wellbeing and practice research, plus lots of special events, is lined up for WHAT NEXT? Writing in Education and Communities in 2021 and Beyond, Friday 12 and Saturday 13 March 2021, Online via Zoom. Read more...

Posted: Thu 4 Feb 2021
We are delighted to announce that we have an exciting array of special events and guests lined up for our first ever virtual conference, WHAT NEXT? Writing in Education and Communities in 2021 and Beyond, taking place via Zoom on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 March.  Read more...

Posted: Wed 9 Dec 2020
The Max Reinhardt Charitable Trust, Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, and the National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE), are delighted to announce the MaxLiteracy Awards 2021. Galleries, art museums and visual arts venues in England are invited to submit proposals to host a MaxLiteracy 2021 project supported by the Max Reinhardt Charitable Trust. Read more...

Posted: Wed 21 Oct 2020
Julia Payne from the hub who will be facilitating the NAWE Open Space event on 17 November 2020 talks about what makes Open Space unique and what attenders can expect. Read more...

Posted: Wed 26 Aug 2020
Free group coaching to help you weather the pandemic storm! With people across our sector struggling to make sense of how we’ll live and make a living while Covid-19 continues to make its impact felt on our daily lives, the need for peer support has arguably never been greater. That’s why NAWE is really excited to be launching a new virtual action learning programme for writers in education.  Read more...