Fantastic opportunity for writers who want to learn to write to commission
Arts Derbyshire is looking to commission 5 writers, working with Festivity and Derbyshire County Council in a project supported by Arts Council England.
The commissions are open to poets and short story writers who will each work with a Derbyshire Arts Festival to produce a piece or pieces of writing. The project will run from December 2019 to February 2021. Successful applicants will receive a support package including a fee and materials expenses, places on related workshops with experienced writers, mentoring and ongoing support.
Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to writing and a willingness to development their skills in writing to commission and performing their work. They will also need to be able to work with a target group or seek inspiration from members of the public or other artists. The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 4 November 2019.
For further information and details on how to apply please read the application pack attached to this email or contact Marie Timbrell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please also find links to details of two upcoming events below: some surgeries aimed at applicants and an event with Rob Gee and Cathy Grindrod, which is aimed at both applicants and writers interested in writing to commission in general.