New Writing South Writers’ Day: Tickets On Sale Now

2 May 2020

Join us in Brighton for a relaxed, conference-style day of informative industry sessions for emerging writers, hosted by New Writing South. The perfect opportunity to ask your burning questions and grow your writing support network.

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Celebrating Our Stories

1 October 2018 - 31 October 2020

Celebrating Our Stories is a multi-artform project will gather personal testimonies from LGBTQ+ older people from across southeast England to create a festival of verbatim theatre for 2020.
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New Writing South Best New Play Award – POSTPONED

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. Submissions are now open. Deadline for submissions: Friday 3 April 2020 at midnight
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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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Crossing the Finish Line: How to Complete Your Novel, with William Shaw

27 May 2020 - 1 July 2020
The Writers' Place, Brighton

A practical, intensive short course designed to give momentum to those who have already come some way into writing a long fiction project.
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Writing Short Fiction, with Catherine Smith

2 June 2020 - 7 July 2020
The Writers' Place, Brighton

Do you enjoy reading short stories …and would you like to write them? In this six-week course, we’ll explore how a short story – ‘The art of the glimpse’ - can begin with a dream, a memory, a single image, a fragment of overheard conversation….and we’ll look at how to structure, plot and edit them so that they’re small but polished gems.
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CWP Taster Session: Creative Writing or Creative Non-Fiction

27 June 2020

If you’re interested in finding out more about the Creative Writing Programme come to one of our Taster Sessions on Zoom. Exercise your imagination with some of our refreshing writing exercises, meet our tutors and find out more about our programmes and how we work.
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