Opportunities

Write stories for children over a long weekend in Brighton!

21 February 2020 - 23 February 2020

Join The Guardian Masterclass tutor Alan Durant, award-winning author of one hundred children’s books, including Burger Boy, Always and Forever, Dear Father Christmas, Game Boy and Clownfish, on a long weekend course on writing stories for children at his house in Brighton from 21 – 23 February. Each day of the course will start at 10 […]
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James Tait Black Prize for Drama

Application Deadline:
31 January 2019 12:00 am

Submissions are now open for the James Tait Black Prize for Drama. The £10,000 award is given to a new play - produced from 1 January - 31 December 2019 - that displays an original voice in theatre and has made a significant and unique contribution to the art form.
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Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Drama Writing Award For New Drama Writing

Application Deadline:
5 March 2019 12:00 am

Amateur playwrights world-wide are invited to submit unpublished one-act plays for The Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Drama Writing Award.
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Call-out for 60 minute play for MA production

Application Deadline:
31 January 2020 12:00 am

An MA Directing Student from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts is looking for a play for their final showcase. The piece will be included in a 2-3 performance run at the end of June 2020 in the back stage theatre on the Mountview Campus in Peckham. The piece is required to be no longer than […]
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The London Library – Emerging Writers Programme Open for Submissions

Application Deadline:
19 February 2020 12:00 am

The London Library is proud to announce the second year of our Emerging Writers Programme, a unique opportunity which offers writers, in all genres, one year’s free membership of The London Library. Geared towards supporting writers at the start of their careers, the Programme includes writing development masterclasses, literary networking opportunities, peer support and guidance […]
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The Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition 2020

Application Deadline:
28 February 2020 11:59 pm

The Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition 2020 is now open to submissions. The deadline for entries is 28 February 2020.
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