Our tutors will help you get the best out of your writing

Learn from established authors with significant teaching experience.

Catherine Johnson, Author

Catherine Johnson

  • Author of over 20 novels
  • Carnegie medal nominee

Charlotte Mendelson

  • Longlisted for the 2022 Women's Prize for Fiction
  • Longlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize

Over 30 renowned writers make up our expert teaching team

Anna Davis

  • Founder and director of Curtis Brown Creative
  • Author of 5 acclaimed novels

Jake Arnott

  • Bestselling author
  • Author of 7 acclaimed novels

Ayisha Malik

  • Author of 3 critically acclaimed novels
  • Winner of The Diverse Book Awards

Ali Shaw

  • Winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize
  • Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award

Suzannah Dunn

  • Author of 14 acclaimed novels
  • Over a quarter of a million copies sold in the UK alone

Jacob Ross

  • Winner of the 2017 Jhalak Prize
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature
  • Associate Fiction Editor at Peepal Tree Press
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Our editors provide expert feedback on your work to help you make your writing shine

Get feedback from published authors or experts with proven track records at acclaimed publishing houses or literary agencies. We match editors to courses that reflect the genres they specialise in.

Genevieve Fox

  • Renowned feature journalist
  • Acclaimed memoir writer
  • Provides feedback to our Writing a Memoir students

Wyl Menmuir

  • Award-winning author
  • Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize
  • Provides feedback to our Write to the End of Your Novel students

Dzifa Benson

  • Widely-published poet
  • Multi-disciplinary artist working across fields that include prose, theatre-making, performance, essays and criticism.
  • Provides feedback to our Writing Poetry students

Vanessa Gebbie

  • Writer, teacher, editor
  • Novelist, short form writer, poet
  • Provides feedback to our Writing Short Stories students

Anthony Trevelyan

  • Longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize
  • Creative Writing teacher
  • Provides feedback to our Starting to Write Your Novel students

Jane Porter

  • Award-winning picture book author and illustrator
  • Provides feedback to our picture book students