Writers - Join Our Team

Lead Writers

We need two writers and educators that are passionate about helping young writers succeed.

The role involves:

 

  • Giving a two-hour workshop focused on either poetry, fiction or non-fiction

  • Including prompts and guidance within the workshop to help participants produce an anthology piece

  • Providing feedback to five participants on an early draft of their work

  • Providing one-to-one coaching to five participants to help them develop their anthology piece and address other points of development with their writing

 

Preferred experience:

 

  • Publication within the genre you will be teaching

  • Experience running workshops with young people

  • Experience teaching/coaching young people

  • Enthusiasm for promoting diversity in publishing

 

Workshop Leaders

We need four writers that are passionate about helping young writers succeed (or two writers that are willing to give two workshops). The role involves:

 

  • Giving a two-hour workshop focused on either poetry, fiction or non-fiction

  • Including prompts and guidance within the workshop to help participants produce an anthology piece

 

Preferred experience:

 

  • Publication within the genre you will be teaching

  • Experience running workshops with young people

 

If you are interested in either role, please get in touch with a summary of your experience.

Participants - Apply Now!

We will be taking applications for our 2022 project from September 2021. Please see below for an outline of the programme:

 

  • January/February 2022: Take part in five workshops in total that help you explore your personal voice, hone your writing skills and try out different genres.

  • Based on the workshops, produce a draft of your anthology piece.

  • February/March 2022: Get personal feedback and a coaching session (online) to develop your piece of writing.

  • March 2022: Meet with participants to discuss anthology design and organisation of celebration event.

  • March 2022: Celebrate! Invite friends, family and members of the local community to share in your success.

 

If you would like further information or to register your interest, please apply here.

GET IN TOUCH

We'd love to hear from you