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.
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 overall winning poem in our First Story National Writing Competition by Mukahang Limbu has been published in The Sunday Times.
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.
Best-selling author Frances Osborne will be talking about her life, work, and her recent book Park Lane.
Join us for the first ever cricket-literary festival!