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Callan Gordon New Writers Fund
Providing funding for an award in memory of Callan Gordon.
Charity information: Scottish Book Trust
The Callan Gordon New Writers Fund supports an emerging new writer in Scotland to develop their writing talent.
Awardees receive a cash award and professional development which can include mentoring from writers and industry professionals, training in PR, performance and presentation training, and the opportunity to showcase work to publishers and agents.
The award also includes a week long retreat giving writers the time, space and the freedom to create new work in idyllic surroundings.
Providing a place on Scottish Book Trust's New Writers Awards.
Activities» Provide professional support and mentoring for an emerging writer, giving them the time to focus on and develop their work.
What success will look like
The long term aim of our New Writers Programme is to maintain and grow a vibrant creative writing community in Scotland to ensure new literature that reflects the experience of people living in Scotland.
Over the past eight years, we have supported 91 writers through our New Writers Awards programme, of whom a quarter have gone on to be published.
Through Callan Gordon's family.
Budget - Project Cost: £5,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £5,000 New Writers Award One year of professional mentoring and support.
The project is based in Scotland.
The Callan Gordon New Writers Fund will support an emerging new writer who is based in Scotland.
We are expert at what we do and unique in how we support readers and writers across Scotland.
Over the past eight years, we have supported 91 writers through our New Writers Award programme, of whom a quarter have gone on to be published.
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