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Exciting new voices write a diverse future: CFLA18 announces its 12 winners

Thank you to everyone who entered The Creative Future Literary Awards this year. We received almost 500 entries and the breadth and quality of the work was impressive. 6 poems and 6 short stories were chosen from a shortlist of 36 entries by a judging panel of literary industry professionals, including Lemn Sissay, Aki Schilz (The Literary Read More »

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“Poetry Is Like Pooping” And Other Writing Tips From A TED Superstar

“If there’s a poem inside of you, it needs to come out. I want people to think of poetry as more human, less sacred” says spoken-word poet Sarah Kay.  (more…)

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Why Successful Freelancers Must Make Time for Self-Care

We are able to write because we live, and therefore have stories to tell. So how can we expect ourselves to write well if we are constantly prioritising productivity over self-care?   (more…)

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Creative Future Writers' Award

Creative Future Writers' Award