Thu 22 October 2020
Competitions & Submissions
Mentoring & Coaching
Manuscript Appraisals


Deadline: Fri 23 Oct 2020
Location: North West
PRiSM, the RNCM Centre for Practice & Research in Science & Music, is seeking to appoint a visiting Writer for a 12-month residency period to begin in January 2021. Applications are invited from authors of both fiction and non-fiction, including poets, journalists and philosophers.  Read more...

Deadline: Fri 23 Oct 2020
Location: Dumfries and Galloway
We are looking for a Creative Learning and Engagement Officer to develop and implement the programme of creative learning and community engagement activities for Moat Brae, in particular for audiences with additional learning needs and/or from vulnerable groups. Read more...

Deadline: Fri 30 Oct 2020
Location: Falkirk
Falkirk Council wishes to appoint an author and a film-maker to work together to deliver a digital teaching resource for Primary 4-7, namely 3 x 10-minute instructional videos covering different aspects of creative writing. Read more...

Deadline: Fri 30 Oct 2020
Location: East Midlands
Writing East Midlands and InsightAutism are recruiting two writers in residence and three support writer/digital coordinators for Beyond the Spectrum which will invite adults and young people with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire to connect with a lead writer with lived experience of autism through a series of creative writing sessions. All work will be delivered digitally via Zoom. Read more...

Deadline: Fri 30 Oct 2020
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Mslexia, the magazine for women writers, is looking for an energetic, responsible and well-organised person to be the first point of contact with Mslexia’s subscribers and customers, to help fulfil their requests and answer their queries. Read more...

Deadline: Fri 30 Oct 2020
Location: Lancashire
"On Earth there is nothing great but man" We would like to commission a creative response to these words by Sir William Hamilton for our festival in 2021 (17-19 September). Applications can be from any art form Read more...

Deadline: Sat 31 Oct 2020
Location: North East
The Poetry Book Society, a unique membership organisation established in 1953 by T. S. Eliot and based in Newcastle upon Tyne, is seeking a skilled administration assistant with excellent organisational skills and a talent for customer service to join our team, part-time, in a support role on a freelance basis. Read more...

Deadline: Sat 31 Oct 2020
Location: Yorkshire
We’re looking for short (around 5 minute) music theatre pieces, with no more than four musicians, which will be recorded for online broadcast, and performed live in 2021. Open to existing song writing teams, or individual composers, lyricists and songwriters, from different musical backgrounds.  Read more...

Deadline: Sun 1 Nov 2020
Location: UK
Talawa Theatre Company and feral inc are looking for 30-page scripts from Black British Writers for a Radio 4 commission. We’re looking for first-time radio writers. Read more...

Deadline: Sun 1 Nov 2020
Location: Bristol
The newly-created School of Creative and Cultural Industries brings together colleagues working in humanities, cultural studies and creative practice covering subject areas including English Literature, Linguistics, History, Filmmaking, Drama and Photography.  Read more...

Deadline: Mon 2 Nov 2020
Location: England
Led by New Writing North, England’s seven regional literature development agencies are working together on High Street Tales, a nationwide project with Historic England to celebrate the future of the local high street.  Read more...

Deadline: Fri 6 Nov 2020
Location: Scotland
We are looking for a creative, dynamic and hard-working person with a passion for poetry to take up the freelance role of Director of StAnza, Scotland’s annual international poetry festival, which is based in St Andrews. Read more...

Deadline: Fri 6 Nov 2020
Location: North East
New Writing North is working with Sky Studios on Sky Writes, a new talent development programme which seeks to identify and nurture television writers from under-represented groups who are based in the North of England. The programme will be working in three areas - Gateshead, Rotherham and Blackpool - and we're looking for a Sky Writes Coordinator and Writer in Residence for each area.  Read more...

Deadline: Mon 9 Nov 2020
Location: Norwich/Virtual
Are you underrepresented in your field of translation? Do you translate from a diaspora or heritage language? The National Centre for Writing is offering a range of paid virtual and physical residencies at Dragon Hall in Norwich, as part of our Visible Communities programme, which aims diversify access routes to literary translation and expand the range of literature published in translation. November 2020 deadlines. Read more...

Deadline: Sun 15 Nov 2020
Location: Manchester
The School of Digital Arts (SODA) is recruiting a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer who specialises in Immersive Storytelling.  Read more...

Deadline: Mon 16 Nov 2020
Location: Brussels
The National Centre for Writing is collaborating with Passa Porta and Flanders Literature to offer a writing residency in Brussels in spring 2021. The residency is part of an exchange, with the National Centre for Writing hosting writers from Flanders in Norwich in April 2021. Read more...

Deadline: Mon 23 Nov 2020
Location: Cornwall
Applications are invited for a new Emerging Writer Residency opportunity at Cyprus Well, in Launceston, Cornwall (the poet’s former home owned by the Charles Causley Trust). Read more...

Deadline: Tue 15 Dec 2020
Location: London
The Hive is a fast-growing education company focused on Outdoor Learning. We run workshops for children, families and grown-ups. The Hive is unique in the UK, bringing together outdoor learning, narrative and technology in a Forest School setting.  Read more...
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