Escalator seeks ambitious new voices in fiction (novel or short story). If you feel your voice is under-represented and would benefit from a structured period of support, then we want to hear from you!
We particularly encourage writers who self-identify as from a working-class background, who haven’t undertaken any formal creative writing qualifications, or whom wouldn’t ordinarily have the opportunity to benefit from this kind of support.
If you are one of the six successful writers selected for the scheme, you will be offered:
To be eligible to apply you must:
There will be a welcome event hosted at the National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall, Norwich on 7 March 2020, which all successful writers are expected to attend.
We particularly encourage applications from writers who:
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If you have any questions please get in touch with Sarah Bower by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01603 877177.