It’s the biggest poetry competition in the world for 11-17 year olds and former First Story students are among the 2019 commended poets.
Two new bursary places for the PGCert in Teaching Creative Writing at Cambridge University’s Institute of Continuing Education.
Sixteen talented First Story students go on a week-long writing retreat at the Arvon centre, Lumb Bank.
The quarterly flash fiction fundraiser that’s raised much needed funds for First Story since 2016.
Celebrating two years of the monthly fundraiser for writers and film fans at London’s iconic indie cinema.
Writer-in-Residence Mashuda Snaith introduces the 2019 anthology by students at the City of Leicester College.
We’re delighted to be working with Stormzy’s #Merky Books and the Good Literary Agency on the #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize.
Now in its fifth year, First Story’s 100-Word Story competition, judged by Vintage, is open to participating students, aged 11-18.
Arts Council England releases its final report on the outcomes and impact of our three-year Creative Writing in Schools grant.
The actor and author Robert Webb will be presenting a charity appeal on beahlf of First Story on Radio 4.
First Story programme graduate, Imaru Lewis’s speech to current students at the Young Writers’ Festival 2018.
YWF18 speakers included award-winning poets Kei Miller and Shivanee Ramlochan and best-selling author Stephen Kelman.