Projects

Writers’ Place Poets 2020

Application Deadline:
27 July 2020 12:00 am

Are you an aspiring poet ready to learn how to progress your poetry career? Find out more about Writers' Place Poets, our unique poetry development programme. 
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Best New Play Award

1 April 2019 - 2 June 2019

Application Deadline:
3 April 2020 12:00 am

New Writing South, in partnership with Brighton Fringe, runs the Best New Play Award. This award is presented to a playwright in recognition of an outstanding, original theatre script produced at Brighton Fringe. The award will return in 2021.
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Theatre Royal Brighton Young Playwrights

25 January 2020 - 3 May 2020

Theatre Royal Brighton Young Playwrights is an annual course for 16 - 25 year old aspiring playwrights
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The Coast is Queer

20 May 2020 - 11 October 2020

Presented by New Writing South and the Marlborough Theatre, The Coast Is Queer is a radical new festival for Brighton featuring some of the best LGBTQ+ literature.
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New Narratives: We Need to Change the Stories We’re Telling

19 June 2020 - 31 December 2020

We’re delighted to be supporting Writing Our Legacy’s new online literary programme: New Narratives: We Need to Change the Stories We’re Telling.
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New Writing South / West Dean Residency Programme: Writers of Colour

1 November 2020 - 1 November 2021

New Writing South is pleased to announce a new partnership with West Dean College of Arts and Conservation to ensure that a minimum of 50% of their on- going Writers-in Residence (WiR) programme will be for writers of colour. Booker Prize long-listed novelist, Yvvette Edwards, will be the first writer in residence as part of this new […]
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