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!
One of Britain’s most popular comic authors will be talking about his novels, Spitting Image, and being a First Story Writer-in-Residence.
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 hte glossy magazine!
We celebrated our five year anniversary at Clarence House with First Story young writers and guest writers such as Philip Pullman