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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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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New Writing South Writers’ Day

2 May 2020
Jubilee Library, Jubilee St, Brighton BN1 1GE

Join us in Brighton for a relaxed, conference-style day of informative industry sessions for emerging writers, hosted by New Writing South, the region’s writer development organisation. Panel discussions, Q&A sessions and one to ones with writers, agents, publishers and other experts - the perfect opportunity to ask your burning questions and grow your writing support network. 
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Creating Great Writing Workshops and Courses with Evlynn Sharp

9 May 2020
The Writers' Place, Brighton

A confidence-building, experiential workshop to empower writers who want to develop and run short courses in creative writing. Explore step-by-step guidelines to build content, structure workshops, avoid pitfalls; key principles like timing and making a safe space where participants share their writing; the need for feedback; the importance of self-assessment.  
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