Black Theatre Live


Word Factory Apprenticeship 2016

9 December 2015

Word Factory is accepting applications for their 2016 apprentice scheme. With places for four writers, they will, this year, seek at least one applicant from the north of England and one from a BAME background. Applicants must be over 18, serious about developing their short story writing and passionate about working with the Word Factory team.

Apprentices will:

  • Have one-on-one mentorship with one of our four leading authors:Ailsa Cox, Jacob Ross, Paul McVeigh and Vanessa Gebbie.
  • Be invited to read with your mentor at a Word Factory event. The film of that event will be available to you.
  • Be offered additional support from Conville and Walsh literary agent Carrie Kania.
  • Receive vouchers from Waterstones.
  • Be invited to attend salons for free and a selection of masterclasses.
  • Have access to the brilliant Word Factory team.
  • Be promoted by Word Factory on their website and social media.

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