Lucy Cavendish Creative Writing Weekend 2020 has been run online on 26-27 September and proved a success. Read more here.
The Creative Writing Course will be back in 2021.
Devote a weekend to improving your creative writing skills on this weekend course delivered by Lucy Cavendish College, part of the University of Cambridge and home to the prestigious Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize.
The Creative Writing Weekend is open to all prose writers, regardless of experience or gender. On each of these packed two days, writers will take part in a workshop, listen to talks from industry experts and successful authors, with the opportunity to ask questions. They will also have a one-to-one feedback session on their own writing, submitted beforehand.
The course will be led by writer and teacher, Miranda Doyle and by Jo Browning Wroe, writer and Creative Writing Supervisor at Lucy Cavendish College. Guest speakers include: Gillian Sterne, editor, ghost writer, Deepa Anappara, Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line, Nelle Andrew, literary agent with RML, Lesley Sanderson, The Orchid Girls, The Woman at 46 Heath Street, The Leaving Party.
Lucy Cavendish College has a strong tradition of supporting and celebrating creative writers. Most notably, it hosts the prestigious Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize: respected in the publishing industry, and a catalyst for unpublished authors’ success.
The online course is £150 - to book your place please complete this form.
Previous years participants' reflections after the course:
“Great bunch of people, great tutors, great speakers and great food!”
"Coming away full of inspiration and determination.”
“The week has been good for structure, focus and goals”
“You realise what you can do!”