We’re thrilled to announce the winner of the competition we ran in the lobby of the Freemasons’ Hall as a charity partner for Letters Live
Read what our co-founder has to say about his desert island books, his literary guilty pleasure and, of course, First Story.
Kate Clanchy has been nominated for the Ted Hughes Prize for a radio poem that features the voices of First Story young writers.
London Book fair descibed us a ‘force for good in the larger publishing ecosystem’.
The leading business magazine of the book industry has celebrated our young writers’ work.
Armed with only 100 words, our young writers have come up with some stunning entries for our 100 -Word Competition.
An article about the importance of our work and how closely we work with the Royal Society of Literature to provide extra provisions.
The 2015 Residential Anthology is here and is jam-packed with a host of exciting new voices.
We’ve been awarded a Creative Writing in Schools grant for £600,000 by Arts Council England to expand our programme.
Listen to interviews with First Story students, talking candidly about their experience of participating in the programme.
The award-winning authors will be joining us to speak about the craft of writing and to answer any questions our young writers may have.
The overall winning poem in our First Story National Writing Competition by Mukahang Limbu has been published in The Sunday Times.