Events Posts

01 June 2022

Announcing the Discoveries Prize winner 2022

by Discoveries Author Interviews, Discoveries, Events

We’re delighted to announce the winner of this year’s Discoveries Prize selected by our judging panel from the 2,500+ unpublished women that submitted their works of fiction. The winner of the prize is Sui Annukka with her compelling novel-in-progress Thursday. As the winner of Discoveries, Sui recieves an offer of representation by Curtis Brown Literary […]

25 May 2022

Announcing the Discoveries Prize shortlist 2022

by Discoveries Discoveries, Events

We’re delighted to share this year’s Discoveries Prize, shortlist comprised of six novels-in-progress from unpublished women writers currently residing in the UK and Ireland. Over 2,500 women submitted their works of fiction to Discoveries (up from 2,300 in 2021). Sixteen authors were initially longlisted by a judging panel that included chair of Chair of judges Kate […]

11 May 2022

Announcing the Discoveries Prize longlist 2022

by Discoveries Discoveries, Events

We’re delighted to share this year’s Discoveries Prize longlist, comprised of 16 novels-in-progress from unpublished women writers currently residing in the UK and Ireland. Over 2,500 women submitted their works of fiction to Discoveries (up from 2,300 in 2021). We were extremely impressed by the quality of work submitted and would like to thank all […]

05 May 2022

#WriteCBC tip and task from Abbie Greaves

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students, Writing Tips

Welcome to our May edition of #WriteCBC. I hope you’re ready to be inspired by our latest writing challenge! If you haven’t taken part in a #WriteCBC competition before, we’re excited to welcome you to our writing community – and you can quickly get up to speed by reading this blog with information about how […]

07 April 2022

#WriteCBC tip and task from Bonnie Garmus

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students, Writing Tips

Welcome to our April edition of #WriteCBC. I hope you’re ready to be inspired by our latest writing challenge! If you haven’t taken part in a #WriteCBC competition before, we’re excited to welcome you to our writing community – and you can quickly get up to speed by reading this blog with information about how […]

24 March 2022

Meet Theresa Tully, winner of the Breakthrough YA & Children’s Fiction Scholarship

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students

We are pleased to introduce Theresa Tully, who has been awarded the Breakthrough YA & Children’s Fiction Scholarship for Writers of Colour for her middle-grade novel-in-progress Hilda Saves the Multiverse. Theresa won a place on our three-month online Writing YA & Children’s Fiction course led by Catherine Johnson. We are extremely grateful to the Curtis […]

15 March 2022

Meet Sarah Cotton, winner of the CHEERIO Novel-Writing Scholarship

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students

We are pleased to announce that Sarah Cotton has been awarded the CHEERIO Novel-Writing Scholarship for Writers with Low Income for her novel-in-progress Our Potions. Sarah has won a place on our three-month online Writing Your Novel course led by author-tutor Chris Wakling. We are extremely grateful to CHEERIO Publishing for providing this scholarship, and […]

08 March 2022

Meet Seema Clear, winner of the Breakthrough Novel-Writing Scholarship

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students

We are pleased to announce that Seema Clear has been awarded the Breakthrough Novel-Writing Scholarship for Writers of Colour for her novel-in-progress The Refugees. Seema has won a place on our six-month online Writing Your Novel course led by author-tutors Lisa O’Donnell and Simon Ings. We are extremely grateful to the Curtis Brown Literary and […]

03 March 2022

#WriteCBC tip and task from Tasha Harrison

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students, Writing Tips

Welcome to our March edition of #WriteCBC. I hope you’re ready to be inspired by our latest writing challenge! If you haven’t taken part in a #WriteCBC competition before, we’re excited to welcome you to our writing community – and you can quickly get up to speed by reading this blog with information about how […]

01 March 2022

Meet Sophie Bentinck, winner of the Breakthrough Scholarship for Memoir Writers

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students

We are pleased to announce that Sophie Bentinck has been awarded the Breakthrough Scholarship for Memoir Writers for her memoir-in-progress Pauline. Sophie has won a place on our three-month online Writing Your Memoir course led by bestselling author Cathy Rentzenbrink. We are extremely grateful to the Curtis Brown Literary and Talent Agency for providing this […]

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