About our partners

The Creative Future Literary Awards is only made possible through the support of our funders and partners.


Arts Council England champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives.

Brighton & Hove City Council. The Arts Partnership Awards demonstrate council commitments around “supporting a thriving third sector that promotes engagement and equality by encouraging cohesive communities to have active voices”.

Award Partners

The Literary Consultancy is the UK’s first and leading editorial and manuscript assessment service working with writers writing in English at all levels and across all genres, nationally and internationally.

The Writers’ Academy, from Penguin Random House, offers creative writing courses for writers of all levels. Penguin Random House is the world’s largest publisher, publishing more than 15,000 new hardcovers, paperbacks, audio and electronic books every year, and is home to many of the world’s most popular and culturally admired adult and children’s authors. Courses offered include the ‘Creative Writing for Beginners’ and ‘Constructing a Novel’ online courses, alongside the face-to-face ‘Writing Picture Books for Children’ workshop.  Running since 2014, The Writers’ Academy has welcomed writers from over 25 different countries onto its courses.

The Poetry School is a national arts organisation providing inspiring tuition and opportunities for poets and poetry audiences. With established teaching centres throughout England as well as online courses, downloadable activities, and the world’s biggest social network dedicated to poetry – CAMPUS – The Poetry School is unique in its ability to reach and develop aspiring poets wherever they are, both in the UK and internationally.

Myriad Editions is an independent publisher of original literary fiction and graphic novels, and producer of the acclaimed ‘state of the world’ infographic atlases.

Kingston University Press is an independent book publishing company which publishes high quality commercial and academic titles.

Just Content delivers external expertise and outsourced services to publishers and content providers, for all aspects of content strategy, concept evaluation, acquisition, development, production and management. Just Content can support any element of the publishing process or provide a full end-to-end service, always proudly bringing many years of experience in publishing and producing content to every assignment.

SelfSelfSelf is an eBook publishing service run by Ben Ottridge, an award-winning digital publishing consultant with over five years experience in the digital arena.

Penned in the Margins creates publications and performances for people who are not afraid to take risks.

Disability Arts Online aims to achieve widespread appreciation for the richness and diversity of disability arts and culture.

Workshop Partners

Freedom From Torture is the only organisation in the UK dedicated solely to the treatment and rehabilitation of survivors of torture.

New Writing North is funded to develop reading and writing activity in the North of England.

New Writing South is the pre-eminent creative writing hub in south-east England, dedicated to inspiring, nurturing and connecting all kinds of excellent creative writers at whatever stage of their career and from all genres.

Preston Park Recovery Centre provides a welcoming and supportive environment in which people with mental health support needs can learn new skills and get involved in a variety of groups and activities.

SIFA Fireside is a dynamic Birmingham based charity improving health and inclusion for homeless people.

Writing West Midlands support creative writers and creative writing in the West Midlands region.


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Creative Future Literary Awards

Creative Future Literary Awards