Our East Midlands programme manager visits Lviv in Ukraine, Nottingham’s fellow UNESCO City of Literature, to contribute to the Underground Literary Movement.
First Story’s Blog
How we are using a multi-year grant from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation to develop our offer to schools.
‘In an increasingly polarised world, our capacity to connect diverse young people is a huge benefit’ says new CEO.
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.
Our students from secondary schools across Hull formed a picket line of poetry for National Writing Day protesting their right to express themselves creatively
Our newly-appointed Chief Executive, Antonia Byatt, on her first day in the job and why creative writing matters.
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.
A report on Letters Live’s benefit performance for First Story at London’s Union Chapel.
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.