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.
Take your writing to the next level by applying to our exclusive Mentorship scheme in partnership with the Folio Prize Foundation and Rathbones.
Naomi Alderman, Laura Dockrill, Anthony McGowan and Dave Rudden will be joining First Story at this year’s Young Writers’ Festival
First Story has partnered with Cheltenham Festivals to run writing residencies to Gloucestershire secondary schools.
Together we’re fighting against educational inequality and narrowing the attainment gap.
The Bookseller have published an article about us to celebrate First Story becoming London Book Fair’s Charity of the Year 2016
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.