The National Centre for Writing has helped countless writers and translators. We offer mentoring, courses, workshops and career support, as well as opportunities through yearly festivals and commissions.
Find out more about some of the artists we’ve worked with below.
On publishing their second book in a pandemic and how rejection does not mean you’re a bad writer
One of the participants of our Lit From the Inside programme shares her experience
‘Meeting so many different people who share a passion for literature really made me think about how I felt about writing and reading.’
‘Without my time on Escalator, I doubt I’d be able to call myself a writer without wincing.’
‘The psychological support offered by Escalator shows struggling writers that a career is possible for them’
On the confidence gained through Escalator and the importance of focusing on writers who are underrepresented in the region
From writing for television to getting published in the TLC Free Reads anthology
From poetry to short stories to YA fiction, Richard Lambert has got all bases covered
Translator, tour-guide, award-winning poet, is there anything she can’t do?
One of our Engage! Young Producers and 2018 Young Ambassadors shares her experience
‘Being selected for the Emerging Translator Mentorship Programme has completely transformed my career’
From Emerging Translator Mentorships to a busy career in literary translation
Learn Korean, found specialist small press, win Man Booker International Prize