Calling writers of all ages. If you could do anything, what would you get up to? ‘If Only I Could…’ is a free writing competition – with great prizes – run by the StoryTown Corsham festival. The aim of the competition is to get people thinking about endless possibilities, the fantastical and, perhaps, out of reach – and there is … Read More
This month, we are thrilled to welcome award-winning author and memoirist Aminatta Forna to the Dare to Write? Academy stage, where she will host a series of online workshops and talks for writers and readers of all levels of experience. There are four fantastic events on offer: a two-week Masterclass in Advanced Fiction and Memoir for writers who have a … Read More
When we launched Writing for All, we were very clear about our aims: to open up writing and publishing to writers who might otherwise lack access, who bring voices and stories we might otherwise miss. We believe that a broad range of voices and stories enriches and is vital to people’s understanding of the world. That means encouraging people across … Read More
We are excited to reveal information about the Dare to Write? Academy – a new series of writing events, flagship courses, and workshops available in 2020. The Dare to Write? Academy is one of our co-produced projects, led by TRACE at Bath Spa University. The Paper Nations’ Writing for All programme will contribute to the The Dare to Write? Academy … Read More
Write. Teach. Create. Whether you’re a teacher or community arts worker with a passion for writing, or a writer with a passion for working with children and young people, Paper Nation’s Writing Ambassadors Training Programme 2017 is designed to equip you with the skills and expertise to design and deliver your own innovative and sustainable creative writing education projects. The … Read More
Paper Nations is currently looking for writers to run creative writing workshops across a range of schools we are working with in the South West. Are you a writer interested in building your experience of working with young people and developing creative writing in an educational setting? Or, are you already running successful or innovative creative writing workshops in schools and open to expanding your reach and exchanging best practice? If … Read More
Paper Nations is looking for published creative writers to take part in our pilot creative writing tutor scheme. You may be a published poet, novelist or non-fiction writer with an interest in working as an associate writer in one or more of our partner schools.