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Events Posts

23 September 2020

Meet the CBC and Curtis Brown Discoveries team

by Discoveries Discoveries, Events, From the Agents

Now that the Discoveries Prize is open for application we’d like to introduce you to the team of women behind Curtis Brown’s and Curtis Brown Creative’s participation in the programme. We’re all particularly excited to be working with the Women’s Prize Trust and NatWest on this exciting new initiative designed to support unpublished women writers […]

16 September 2020

How to prepare your application to Discoveries

by Discoveries Discoveries, Events, How To ...

We are so excited to announce that the Discoveries Prize is now open for entries! We’re proud to be partnered with the Women’s Prize Trust, Curtis Brown and NatWest on this brand new opportunity for unpublished women writers. The prize also has a brilliant panel of judges which includes bestselling author and founder of the […]

09 September 2020

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

by Katie Smart 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 […]

03 September 2020

#WriteCBC tip and task from Erin Kelly

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

September is the traditional ‘back to school’ month for CBC and #WriteCBC – but this year our online courses didn’t actually take a summer break at all, and neither did our monthly Twitter competition! Nevertheless, the team definitely has ‘new school year’ energy, and we’re excited about all the new stuff we have coming up […]

06 August 2020

#WriteCBC tip and task from Struan Murray

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

August is usually holiday-month for #WriteCBC and for the CBC team – but in this weird year, we’re all at our desks (though at home!) – and we reckon lots of our #WriteCBC regulars are too – hi, you people! If you haven’t taken part in #WriteCBC before, we’re delighted to have you join us – […]

02 July 2020

#WriteCBC tip and task from Kirsty Eyre

by Anna Davis Events, From Our Students, Writing Tips

Inject humour into your writing with this #WriteCBC tip and task from Kirsty Eyre, author of the Comedy Women In Print prize-winning novel Cow Girl.

30 June 2020

Meet our new Team Assistant Emmanuel Omodeinde

by Katie Smart Events

We’re delighted to announce a new joiner at CBC. Emmanuel Omodeinde joins us as Team Assistant after recently completing an internship at 4th Estate and William Collins.

04 June 2020

#WriteCBC tip and task from Hazel Barkworth

by Anna Davis Events, From Our Students, Writing Tips

It’s that time again – and the latest edition of our Twitter writing competition features a writing tip and task from the wonderful Hazel Barkworth, whose gorgeous debut Heatstroke was published last week by Headline Review. If you haven’t taken part in #WriteCBC before, we’re delighted to have you join us  – and you can […]

29 May 2020

We’re hiring a Team Assistant

by Katie Smart Events

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Team Assistant at Curtis Brown Creative, the UK’s only agent-led creative-writing school.  This role centres around assisting the running and marketing of all our creative-writing courses.  We are looking for a smart newcomer to join our small team, which provides high-quality creative writing courses to aspiring novelists, online and […]

21 May 2020

Write From Home Twitter writing events

by Katie Smart Events, Writing Tips

As we adjust to the ‘new normal’, we’re keen to increase our support for our writing community by offering a range of free and discounted programmes. This includes our free Weekly Writing Workout that launched in March, and now has over 7,000 subscribers! As many of you already know, we host a popular Twitter writing […]

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