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.
The UK’s biggest poetry and performance festival attracts world-class writers and performers to Hull, to appear alongside home grown talent – including First Story students and Writers-in-Residence.
First Story programme graduate, Imaru Lewis’s speech to current students at the Young Writers’ Festival 2018.
We’re looking for First Story graduates to shape what we do.
Take your writing to the next level by applying to our exclusive Mentorship scheme in partnership with the Folio Prize Foundation and Rathbones.