The overall winning poem in our First Story National Writing Competition by Mukahang Limbu has been published in The Sunday Times.
Our co-founder on writing, First Story and why every student should have creative-writing provisions.
Our prize-giving ceremony and public talk will be held as part of LSE’s Literary Festival.
We are thrilled to announce the longlist for First Story’s National Writing Competition 2014-15.
We are very proud to present the First Story Residential Anthology 2014.
YWF2014 featured Mark Haddon, Philip Pullman, Caroline Bird and John Berkavitch over two days at the University of Oxford.
We’re excited to announce our partnership with Cheltenham Festivals to run writing residencies in schools in Gloucestershire.
Jasmine Burgess and Helen Woods make two of the three finalists for the competition.
Bid on Louisa Young joining your book group, Michael Morpurgo naming a character after you, or dinner at Le Café Anglais.
Our young writers have written an array of excellent poems and prose inspired by UCL’s varied museums and collections.
Six – that’s right six – First Story young writers were shortlisted for the COMPAS ‘Poetry on the Move’ competition.
Alan Johnson, Stephen Kelman, Kate Fox and Salena Godden ask whether the world of literature is becoming more, or less, closed.
Give a Book donated over 500 books to our Young Writers’ Festival so that every participant could leave with at least one book.
Best-selling author Frances Osborne will be talking about her life, work, and her recent book Park Lane.
Listen to the Children’s Laureate, on reading, the impact of technology and why author visits to schools are so important.
YWF13 saw Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman share her experiences to a tent packed with 700 young writers.
Join us for the first ever cricket-literary festival!
One of Britain’s most popular comic authors will be talking about his novels, Spitting Image, and being a First Story Writer-in-Residence.
1 house, 5 days, 6 Writers-in-Residence, 60 talented young writers, and over 450 poems and stories written.
This year we’ve worked with 32 school, 700 students, and produced some 11,300 poems and stories.
We’ve been featured in the August edition of the glossy magazine!
We celebrated our five year anniversary at Clarence House with First Story young writers and guest writers such as Philip Pullman.