A closed group on Facebook detailing opportunities for young writers 25 and under in Yorkshire and Derbyshire.
Mother Tongue Other Tongue is a national project, led by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, with regional events and competitions taking place throughout the year. Mother Tongue encourages children, who do not have English as a first language, or who speak a different language at home, to share a lullaby, poem or song from their […]
Organises opportunities for GCSE pupils in England and Wales to see and hear live performances from a great selection of the poets they are studying. The events feature six poets, giving a short talk and taking questions, and two short examiner sessions
Deadline: Tuesday 2 May 2017. The Ilkley Literature Festival’s Apprentice Poet in Residence is an opportunity for an exceptional, emerging poet who is based in the Northern region and at the start of their career. As Apprentice Poet in Residence they will shadow this year’s Poet in Residence, Daljit Nagra. The apprentice will also spend […]
Usually the first Thursday in October, National Poetry Day is an annual celebration in the UK. A different theme is set every year, and anyone can participate by staging their own poetry event. The offical organisers usually have online resources and listings, but many poetry organisations celebrate the day
TOAST is a poetry organisation committed to the continued professional development of poets in the U.K.
The TLC Free Reads bursary scheme is now open for entries! Are you aged 16-25? Looking for professional feedback on your writing? Submit your poetry or stories for free feedback from the UK’s leading manuscript assessment service. Closes 31 Jan 2015.
The Wired4Music Leadership Programme is a platform that offers musically-minded Londoners, aged 18-25, the support, skills and resources they need to realise their creative business potential. Following huge success in the first and second year, the Wired4Music Leadership Programme is back! The programme offers young, musically-minded creatives, aged 18-25,the support, skills and resources required to realise creative potential. From events […]
Deadline: 6pm Friday 12 May 2017. Our internship programme is now open for applications from former Foyle Young Poets of the year aged 18 or over. The internship programme is a fantastic opportunity for Foyle Young Poets of the Year to gain experience of working in a busy office on multiple projects and events, writing content […]