Celebrating two years of the monthly fundraiser for writers and film fans at London’s iconic indie cinema.
Our students from secondary schools across Hull formed a picket line of poetry for National Writing Day protesting their right to express themselves creatively
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.
We’re delighted to announce the winner of the 2017 First Story 100-Word Story Competition in partnership with Vintage.
YWF17 went dual-site for the first time! Featuring poets John Agard and Grace Nichols in Oxford, while Simon Armitage spoke in Hull.
First Story announced as one of two new partners of the BBC’s short story awards.
Literature review from First Story, Paper Nations and LKMco explores what schools can do to support creative writing.
David Walliams and Lauren Child were among authors to celebrate with The Duchess of Cornwall where charities gifted 70 children’s books to 70 schools.
We’re looking for First Story graduates to shape what we do.