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Meet Sakura Matsushima & Kwan Ann Tan, our Elizabeth Zott novel-writing scholars

Course News, From Our Students

We’re pleased to introduce the two talented writers that have been awarded the Elizabeth Zott Novel-Writing Scholarships for writers of colour. Sakura Matsushima has won a free place on our three-month online Writing Your Novel course for her brilliantly compelling novel-in-progress Makuno-uchi Bento. Kwan Ann Tan has won a free place on our six-month online […]

 

Meet Brooke Maddison, our HW Fisher novel-writing scholar

Course News, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Brooke Maddison has been awarded the HW Fisher Scholarship for Writers with Low Income for her novel-in-progress Adrift. Brooke has won a fully funded place on our three-month online Writing Your Novel course. The CBC team were hooked by Brooke’s stylish prose and her powerful portrayal of the relationship between […]

 

Meet Joey Levenson, our HW Fisher TV drama scholar

Course News, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Joey Levenson has been awarded the HW Fisher Scholarship for TV Screenwriters with Low Income for their TV drama Know the Way. Joey has won a fully funded place on our Writing an Original TV Drama Serial course taught by acclaimed TV-dramatist Colin Teevan. At CBC we were struck by the […]

 

Meet Stacey Thomas, our Clare Mackintosh Novel-Writing Scholar

Author Interviews, Course News, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Stacey Thomas has been awarded the Clare Mackintosh Scholarship for Black Writers for her novel-in-progress The Revels. Stacey has won a fully funded place on our Writing Your Novel – Six Months course taught by Simon Wroe and Cathi Unsworth. Stacey will also receive a bespoke mentoring package created by Clare. […]

 

Meet Roisin McAweaney, our CHEERIO Novel-Writing Scholar

Author Interviews, Course News, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Roisin McAweaney has been awarded the CHEERIO Scholarship For Writers With Low Income for her novel-in-progress Salted Caramel. Roisin has won a fully funded place on our Writing Your Novel – Six Months course taught by Laura Barnett and Lisa O’Donnell. Roisin is the first talented writer to receive this scholarship […]

Clarissa Angus, scholarship winner 

Meet Clarissa Angus, winner of The Adam Kay Scholarship for Black Writers

Author Interviews, Events, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Clarissa Angus has been awarded The Adam Kay Scholarship for Black Writers for her novel-in-progress Duppy Season. Clarissa has won a fully-funded place on our Three-Month Online Novel-Writing course taught by Suzannah Dunn. We are so grateful to Adam Kay for providing the full fee for Clarissa to join this online course. The […]

Rachel Driscoll 

Meet Rachel Driscoll, our Write From Home Scholar

Author Interviews, Course News, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Rachel Driscoll has been awarded the Write From Home Scholarship for her novel-in-progress His Name is Oskar. Rachel has won a fully-funded place on our Three-Month Online Novel-Writing course taught by Andrew Michael Hurley. At CBC we were captivated by Rachel’s unique narrator – Darkness itself. We’re thrilled to have her on board for […]

Reading and writing 

Celebrating five major publishing deals for our novel-writing scholars

From Our Students

Since launching our creative writing courses in 2011, we’ve been passionate about supporting talented writers who we might not have otherwise heard from through fully-funded novel-writing scholarships. Over the past couple of years five of our novel-writing scholars have gone on to get publishing deals and many others are hard at work getting their manuscripts […]

Elliot Agyemang 

Meet Aman Oyoko, our latest HW Fisher Novel-Writing Scholar

Author Interviews, Course News, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Aman Oyoko has been awarded the HW Fisher Novel-Writing Scholarship for his novel-in-progress Where the Rain Gods Go. Aman has won a fully-funded place on our Three-Month Online Novel-Writing course taught by Lisa O’Donnell. Aman is the ninth talented writer of limited financial means to be offered a scholarship on one of our selective […]

 

Meet our latest HW Fisher Scholar

Events, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Ciara Aaron has been awarded the HW Fisher Scholarship for her novel-in-progress Birdbath. Ciara has won a fully-funded place on our three-month novel-writing course taught by Charlotte Mendelson in London. Ciara is the eighth talented writer of limited financial means to be offered a scholarship on one of our selective entry creative writing courses by HW […]