Events

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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Delving into the Dark Side – What Crime Writers Need to Know About Research, with Sue Walker

4 April 2020
The Writers' Place, Brighton

This half-day workshop is for emerging writers of crime fiction. You may want to start that crime novel or already be writing one. The session will focus on the benefits that effective research can bring to your writing.
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The Shape of a Novel: A Masterclass with Jacob Ross

4 April 2020
The Writers' Place, Brighton

Award-winning author, Jacob Ross is widely regarded as one of the UK’s most exceptional creative-writing teachers and we are delighted to welcome him to New Writing South for an exclusive masterclass on novel-writing. Even the most experienced writers can sometimes stumble when approaching longform fiction, especially when it comes to structuring a novel, so the […]
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Crossing the Finish Line: How to Complete Your Novel, with William Shaw

8 April 2020 - 13 May 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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