Creative Future Writers’ Award 2024

Competition Information

Creative Future Writers’ Award 2024

The Creative Future Writers’ Award (CFWA) is a national writing development programme which celebrates talented, underrepresented writers who lack opportunities due to mental health issues, disability, identity, health or social circumstance.

Eligibility: any underrepresented writer over 18, living in the UK, who has not published a book in a literary genre.

Theme: ‘Reveal’.


  • Poetry: 50 lines max
  • Fiction: 2,000 words max
  • Creative non-fiction: 2,000 words max

Entry: Free


Fifteen prize winners are given the opportunity to develop their work through £23,000 of prizes in training, mentoring, assessment and coaching.

Deadline: 11:59pm on Sunday 19 May 2024

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