Events Posts

09 April 2019

How to prepare a great submission to the Curtis Brown First Novel Prize

by Curtis Brown 120 Curtis Brown 120, Events

As part of its 120th birthday celebrations, Curtis Brown – in partnership with Curtis Brown Creative – has launched the inaugural Curtis Brown First Novel Prize, our mission to find the exciting new voices of the future. Tracy Chevalier, bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring and A Single Thread, will chair the judging […]

04 April 2019

#WriteCBC: Writing tip and writing task from Lucy Morris

by Anna Davis Events, From the Agents, Writing Tips

Spring has sprung at CBC Towers in London – and we are celebrating with our April edition of #WriteCBC, our monthly writing competition on Twitter. This month we’re joined by the very lovely Lucy Morris – the Curtis Brown literary agent who recently negotiated a fab publishing deal with Headline for former CBC student Hazel Barkworth. Lucy […]

03 April 2019

Celebrating three novel-writing scholarship winners with book deals

by Katie Smart Events, From Our Students

At Curtis Brown Creative we are committed to championing talented writers and helping them to get the best out of their novels. We are thrilled to be able to find a writers through scholarship programs who we might not otherwise have heard from. Over the past year three of our novel-writing scholarship winners have gone on to get […]

08 March 2019

The Laugharne Weekend – special offer for CBC newsletter subscribers

by John Williams Events

Find out how CBC newsletter subscribers can get a 20% discount on tickets for this year’s Laugharne Weekend literary and music festival.

07 March 2019

#WriteCBC: Writing tip and writing task from Anthony Horowitz

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

It’s time for the March edition of #WriteCBC, our monthly writing competition on Twitter – and we couldn’t be more thrilled to tell you that our special guest is the one and only Anthony Horowitz! If you don’t already know who Anthony is, then you really need to get out more … There’s the much-loved […]

07 February 2019

#WriteCBC: Writing tip and writing task from Felicity Blunt

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

For the first #WriteCBC Twitter competition of 2019, we’re excited to welcome Curtis Brown literary agent Felicity Blunt. Felicity represents our very own former student, and now bestselling author, Laura Marshall – as well as Rosmund Lupton, Renee Knight, Tammy Cohen and the Estate of Daphne du Maurier – to name but a few. You […]

16 January 2019

Curtis Brown is celebrating its 120th birthday!

by Katie Smart Curtis Brown 120, Events, From the Agents

Curtis Brown was founded in 1899 by Albert Curtis Brown. Now in its 120th year, the literary and talent agency is still resolutely committed to its original aim – the desire to discover and launch great stories. Today’s Curtis Brown authors include Adam Kay, Malala Yousafzai, Marian Keyes, David Mitchell, Aravind Adiga, Margaret Atwood, Tracy […]

04 January 2019

Anna Davis answers your writing and publishing questions

by Katie Smart Events, Writing Tips

It is a brand new year and we are encouraging writers to take stock of their writing habits and goals for the year (take a look at our New Year’s writing resolutions blog where our tutors and published alumni share their writing goals for 2019). If your goal for this year is to submit your novel to […]

01 January 2019

New year’s writing resolutions

by Anna Davis Events, Writing Tips

Well my goodness me, it’s new year again, which means we all have a clean slate and the chance to start afresh. For many that might mean joining the gym, dry January or perhaps arranging that long-put-off trip to the dentist … But for us writers, it’s also an important moment to set goals for […]

01 January 2019

Curtis Brown Creative’s 2018 highlights

by Katie Smart Events

We hope that you all had a lovely time celebrating the holidays and bringing in the New Year with family and friends. As 2019 begins we thought it would be the perfect time to reflect on our favourite moments of 2018 – from new book deals for our former students to launching new courses, it […]

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