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Fri 1 Mar 2019 to Sun 30 Aug 2020
The Poetry Business is offering an intensive course of study, workshops and peer-led discussion, over 18 months for up to 12 selected poets. By application only - deadline 30 November. Read more...

Mon 1 Apr 2019 to Tue 31 Mar 2020
Calling writers who teach, teachers who write, and those interested in applying creative writing (or its theory) within their professional field! The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education is offering a new, one-year, part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Creative Writing at its beautiful home at Madingley Hall.  Read more...

Fri 5 Apr 2019 to Fri 3 Apr 2020
Calling writers who teach, teachers who write, and those interested in applying creative writing (or its theory) within their professional field! The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education is offering a new, one-year, part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Creative Writing at its beautiful home at Madingley Hall.  Read more...

Tue 9 Apr 2019 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Chris Fielden Critique and Editing Service offers affordable in-depth critiques to writers of fiction and poetry. This service allows you to have your writing proofread and critiqued by highly experienced, published authors. By receiving constructive criticism you’ll be able to improve your stories and poems and develop your writing. Read more...

Mon 1 Jul 2019 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Based at Ty Newydd Writing Centre, Nant is a Grade II* listed cottage which has been newly renovated for writing retreats. This self-contained, fully equipped cottage provides a comfortable and quiet haven where you can concentrate on your work in progress, add those finishing touches to your writing, or simply revive your creativity. Read more...

Sun 1 Sep 2019 to Thu 30 Apr 2020
Make time for writing with Writing School East Midlands. The September 2019 to April 2020 programme of courses, workshops and special events in Leicester and Nottingham is now available to book. Read more...

Sun 1 Sep 2019 to Wed 31 Aug 2022
Tony Award-winning playwright Professor Simon Stephens will lead a new Scriptwriting course at Manchester Metropolitan University. Applications are open for the new Scriptwriting route of Manchester Writing School’s MA/MFA Creative Writing programme – the biggest of its type in the country - with teaching getting underway in September. Read more...

Sun 1 Sep 2019 to Tue 31 Aug 2021
The MA in Writing Poetry is an accredited degree with Newcastle University and The Poetry School, delivered as a part-time course over two years. Read more...

Sun 1 Sep 2019 to Tue 31 Aug 2021
Are you interested in the ways that creative writing can be used as a tool for wellbeing? Perhaps you already work with creative writing in this context or maybe you’d like to find out more about this growing field of practice and research? Wherever you are in the world, study online with Teesside University. September 2019 entry. Read more...

Sun 1 Sep 2019 to Fri 1 Jul 2022
The innovative BA (Hons) Creative Writing in the Highlands and Islands at the University of the Highlands and Islands is designed to give you a solid grounding in the creative principles, in both form and structure, of four of the main areas of creative writing: poetry, prose, playwriting and the screenplay. You will be encouraged to explore how these can inform and support other areas of professional writing in gaming, advertising, marketing, vlogs etc.  Read more...

Mon 2 Sep 2019 to Sat 31 Jul 2021
Offering an exciting new writing opportunity at the North’s only specialist arts university, the BA (Hons) in Creative Writing at Leeds Arts University has as its guiding philosophy to encourage and develop effective, literate, confident, flexible, diverse and imaginative writers well equipped for a Writing Life.  Read more...

Tue 3 Sep 2019 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Scene 1 is a new group for you based in Loughton in Essex. The aim is to hold regular meetings where both newbie and experienced playwrights have their plays read by actors for an audience of group members and then receive constructive feedback with a meeting chairperson helping to run everything smoothly and with good humour. Read more...

Sat 14 Sep 2019 to Sat 16 May 2020
An exclusive course of six masterclasses with award-winning practitioners Cynan Jones, Stella Duffy, Tessa Hadley, Leone Ross, Tania Hershman and Ian Sansom, aimed at reconnecting you with the sensuality and physicality of writing.  Read more...

Sun 22 Sep 2019 to Sun 22 Mar 2020
If you’re a new writer, the process of getting your novel into print might seem a bit daunting. This unique masterclass with leading literary agent Juliet Mushens will demystify the publishing process and reveal what agents look for in fiction submissions. Multiple dates (September 2019 and March 2020.)  Read more...

Mon 23 Sep 2019 to Mon 24 Feb 2020
Make space for your writing and take your work to the next level with our online courses designed in partnership with the University of East Anglia. Choose from courses in: Fiction, Scriptwriting, Poetry, Creative non-fiction, Crime fiction, Fiction - next steps.  Read more...

Mon 23 Sep 2019 to Mon 24 Feb 2020
Make space for your writing with our online courses designed in partnership with the prestigious creative writing school at the University of East Anglia. Courses begin Monday 23 September – last few places. Read more...

Fri 27 Sep 2019 to Tue 21 Jul 2020
Our 2019/20 programme of seminars are now available to book. In these courses, a small group of participants meet on a monthly basis to workshop their own poems-in-progress, discuss contemporary poetry and develop new skills and confidence, all under the direction and guidance of a published tutor. Read more...

Mon 30 Sep 2019 to Mon 8 Jun 2020
There are just three places available on the John Retallack Playwriting Course 2019/2020, Oxford, which now continues into its 3rd successful year. It takes place every Monday from September 30th, 2019 to June 8th, 2020, at 6 - 8.30pm.  Read more...

Mon 30 Sep 2019 to Sun 24 May 2020
This is the first year of our flagship two-year course which will give you the tools and the space you need to help you complete your creative writing project. Read more...

Tue 1 Oct 2019 to Sat 11 Jul 2020
Our popular two-year writing programmes in Creative Writing and in Autobiography and Life Writing, along with our Poetry and Dramatic Writing Programmes, will be on offer from October 2019 in Brighton and Hastings. Early booking advised. Read more...