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Posted: Tue 16 Jun 2020
NAWE is delighted to announce the award of a grant from Arts Council England's Emergency Response Fund. The grant will enable NAWE to provide resources and online activities for its members and for the wider writing community across the coming months. The award give us something to celebrate together, even if we can't get together in person.  Read more...

Posted: Tue 26 May 2020
Creative producers and agitators the hub have teamed up with the Creative Industries Federation on a new mental health initiative especially for creative freelancers and entrepreneurs. To kick it off, they’ve launched a short survey that explores the impact COVID-19 has had so far on people’s mental health and careers/businesses, and the kinds of support artists, creative freelancers and those running their own creative organisations would find most useful over the coming months. Take part by 14th June. Read more...

Posted: Wed 13 May 2020
Common People: Breaking the Class Ceiling in UK Publishing, a report by Professor Katy Shaw from Northumbria University published by New Writing North, is now available to read. Read more...

Posted: Tue 28 Apr 2020
The UK Council for Subject Associations (CfSA) has launched today an online directory to support educators in response to the surge in demand for home learning support. Read more...

Posted: Wed 1 Apr 2020
We’re living in uncertain and unprecedented times. In response to the current situation, we’re all having to adapt and that means having to make difficult decisions about what we’re able to confidently commit to this year and how best we can serve our membership. With that in mind, we’ve taken the decision to postpone the annual NAWE Conference from November 2020 to 12th and 13th March, 2021, still in Bristol. Please save the dates!  Read more...

Posted: Wed 18 Mar 2020
We understand and acknowledge that this is a worrying time for everyone, especially for those relying on events, workshops and commissions for their income. We are actively talking with the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain, the Society of Authors, Arts Council England, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Arts Council of Wales, and Creative Scotland about how we can best support our members and other freelance writers during this period of uncertainty.  Read more...

Posted: Wed 11 Mar 2020
Please take a moment to complete this short survey and have your say on the shape of future NAWE conferences.  Read more...

Posted: Wed 12 Feb 2020
The National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Fiona Mason as its Interim Director while current Director Seraphima Kennedy is on maternity leave. Fiona will take up her role officially at the beginning of March and lead on the organisation’s work, including our annual conference, until autumn 2020.  Read more...

Posted: Wed 18 Dec 2019
The Winter 2019 Edition of NAWE’s Writing in Education is now available online via Issuu and as a download. Read more...

Posted: Tue 10 Dec 2019
NAWE's Writing in Practice aims to explore the nature of the art of writing, highlighting current academic thinking and practice, and reflecting on this with an international outlook. A focus of this special issue is multimodal writing, with guest co-editor Josie Barnard.  Read more...

Posted: Wed 4 Dec 2019
Join NAWE at a free early evening networking event for London writers working in educational and community settings which we're organising in partnership with Goldsmiths, University of London, Arvon, Ministry of Stories and Spread the Word. Please note the date change (from the 4th to the 11th December) due to the national university strike. Read more...

Posted: Fri 15 Nov 2019
The National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) is looking for an exceptional candidate to lead the organisation for a period of 6 – 9 months while our current Director is on Maternity Leave. We are seeking someone with experience of working in the arts and/or educational sectors at a senior level and who is passionate about promoting the value of creative writing in community and educational settings.  Read more...

Posted: Wed 9 Oct 2019
The National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) is pleased to announce a new Publications & Editorial Manager to oversee both our print magazine, Writing in Education, and our online scholarly journal, Writing in Practice.  Read more...

Posted: Wed 18 Sep 2019
NAWE is partnering up with the National Centre for Writing for our next free networking event for East of England writers and educators to be held in Norwich on Tuesday 15 October 2019. Read more...

Posted: Fri 23 Aug 2019
NAWE is delighted to be partnering up with Leeds Trinity University and First Story to run a free networking event for Yorkshire writers involved in creative writing in educational and community settings in Leeds on 17 September 2019.  Read more...

Posted: Wed 24 Jul 2019
NAWE seeks Publications Manager! We're looking for an experienced freelance publications and editorial manager to oversee and manage all aspects of the publication of our two highly regarded publications Writing in Education and Writing in Practice. Read more...

Posted: Wed 19 Jun 2019
NAWE is delighted to be teaming up with The Writers’ Block to run a networking event for Cornish writers involved in creative writing in educational and community settings on 24 July 2019. Read more...

Posted: Wed 12 Jun 2019
A Community Writers Sub-Committee has been initiated by NAWE and held a first meeting in Bristol on Thursday 9th May 2019. The aim of this sub-committee is to find ways to provide better support to NAWE members working freelance in community settings such as museums, galleries, therapeutic settings, charities, prisons, further education, freelance work in primary and secondary schools, etc. Read more...

Posted: Mon 6 May 2019
Paul McVeigh will be the guest reader on Saturday 9 November, 2019. Read more...

Posted: Tue 26 Mar 2019
The award-winning poet Imtiaz Dharker will be one of the guest readers at the NAWE Conference 2019. Read more...