The Writers’ Block have released their upcoming programme of opportunities and there’s something for everyone! 

Wanted! Young Journalists for G7 News Hub

Are you aged 12-18 with an interest in the news? Would you enjoy learning how to sniff out a good story and being the first to tell it to the world? 

The Writers’ Block will be running a Young People’s News Hub in Falmouth during the G7 summit 11th-13th June and they need keen writers, confident interviewers and fast thinkers. You could be one of them! The deadline for applying is 30th April and you can find out more on their webiste here.

Call Out For Emerging Children’s Writers

The Writers’ Block’s first Writers’ Room of 2021 is focussed on writing for very young children and will take place 25th – 27th May 2021. It will be led by children’s author and publisher Craig Barr Green.

They are seeking 3 emerging children’s writers who are interested in creating work for our early years’ Little Story Seekers groups, aged 2-5 years old.  These are stories to be told, rather than picture books, possibly using visual props, paintings etc. Find out more here!

Young Writers’ Master Class

The Writers’ Bock are offering monthly sessions for young people who are brimming with ideas and stories and want to share them with like-minded, friendly young writers and readers. The first two sessions will be online and the final session will be in-person at Kresen Kernow. Sign up for one or all, each month will have a different theme. £5 per session. Find out more and book your place here.

Speakeasy Sharing Event for Emerging Writers 

A FREE showcase and sharing event for emerging writers.  Short stories, poetry, song and spoken word. Come along to listen and maybe next time you’ll share! The May event will be online while July 7th will be in-person at The Writers’ Block with guest reader award-winning poet and author Natasha Carthew. Find out more and book your place here!

You can find out more about The Writers’ Block Summer Programme here, which includes adult creative writing workshops and a walk and workshop for families.