2018 Word Factory Apprentice Award Winners Announced
Posted on June 17th, 2018 by Eloise Wales
It is a tremendous honour to welcome a wonderful group of writers to the Word Factory family – the winners of the 2018 Word Factory Apprentice Award. Please say hello to Georgina Aboud, Sharon Telfer, Natalie Theodoridou and Farhana Khalique – and to specially commended writers Stephanie Scott and Emily Ford.
I am particularly proud that the award – offering a place in the Word Factory community and year long mentorship – has created a new template for developing writing talent that other organisations have adopted. The award offers a whole year of mentorship and community of support focussed on great work – work that has won previous winners recognition in the literary world and . But “career success” is not the focus – quality of writing and collaborating with other writers is. The award has also demonstrated the strength, aliveness and diversity of British talent in the five years it has been running There is more…